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Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1) today applauded the release of the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the I-10 Mobile River bridge project.
Washington, DC – May 20, 2014 – Today, Representative Bradley Byrne (AL-1) supported passage of the conference report for H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act. This legislation sets federal waterways policy, authorizing funding for the Army Corps of Engineers to maintain ports and channels important for shipping and commerce. The bill first passed the House of Representatives on October 23, 2013. Upon passage of the conference report in the House and Senate, the bill heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
Last week was National Transportation Week – an excellent opportunity for our community to have a discussion about transportation needs in Southwest Alabama. Most of us agree that our most pressing need is to build a new I-10 bridge that is able to handle increased vehicle traffic as we continue to attract more businesses to relocate to our community. Everyone living in Southwest Alabama who has tried to cross the Bay at rush hour understands that this is an issue of critical importance.
Fairhope, AL – May 16, 2014 – Today, Representative Bradley Byrne (AL-1) announced a series of three grants that were awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) earlier this month for airport facilities in Baldwin and Escambia Counties.
Washington, DC – May 9, 2014 – Representative Bradley Byrne (AL-1) will host a roundtable discussion with community leaders on the I-10 bridge in honor of National Transportation Week on Monday, May 12. National Transportation Week runs from May 11-17, 2014.