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MONTGOMERY MEDIA ADVISORY

NEW REPORT IDENTIFIES ALABAMA'S TOP TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS NEEDED TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC GROWTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE

 

A new report that identifies the transportation improvements most needed to support Alabama’s economic growth and quality of life will be released at a news conference in Montgomery at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 11. The report is being released by TRIP, a national nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, DC.

The report, “The Top 50 Highway Projects to Support Economic Growth and Quality of Life in Alabama,” identifies the improvements to the state’s network of roads and bridges that are most needed to foster economic growth and support quality of life in Alabama.

Rocky Moretti, TRIP’s director of research and policy, will present the findings of the report at the news conference. Local speakers will be on hand to comment on the report.

WHEN: Thursday, February 11 at 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Business Council of Alabama
2 North Jackson Street
1st Floor Auditorium

Montgomery, AL 36104
WHO: Greg Canfield, Secretary of Commerce, State of Alabama
  Senator Gerald Dial, State Senate District 13

  Representative Mac McCutcheon, State Representative District 25

  William (Billy) Canary, President and CEO, Business Council of Alabama
  Jim Page, President and CEO, Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama

  Rocky Moretti, Director of Research and Policy, TRIP
CONTACT:

Rocky Moretti
Carolyn Bonifas Kelly
(TRIP)

202.262.0714 (cell)
703.801.9212 (cell)