Calera leaders pass resolution to support Coosa bridge project

Resolution passed for Coosa River Bridge Express

CALERA, Ala. (WBRC) - The Calera City Council has passed a resolution in support of the proposed Coosa River Bridge Express.

Ultimately Shelby County commissioners vote to approve the license for the project, but this is a way for Calera to let commissioners know they support the project.

The Coosa River Express would connect Highway 280 in Sylacauga to Highway 25 in Calera right next to I-65.

Calera’s Mayor Jon Graham says this project would have a huge economic impact for the city.

“There is huge potential. There is a great potential for Calera to see commercial and Industrial developments from this project,” Graham explains.

Right now Shelby County commissioners say they have a lot of unanswered questions they are waiting on the developers to answer. So no word on when the vote will happen.

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