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Not Making the Grade

Big chunks of Alabama’s infrastructure rate the kind of report card you didn’t want to take home to your parents.

Roads and Politics

A permanent solution for dried up road funding includes a gasoline tax increase. But the spark of public support is essential.

Engineering Marvels Become Old Workhorses

Most of Alabama’s locks and dams are past their 50-year design life. But they’re not as ancient as other U.S. waterways, so they aren’t in line for federal funding.

Landmark Bridge and Highway Venture

Anxious to free the flow of Interstate 10 traffic now bottlenecked at the Wallace Tunnel, officials turn to a public-private partnership to fund a $2 billion bridge.

Airbus Goes NEO, Celebrates New Customers

Hawaiian Airlines took delivery in June of the first US-built A321 new-engine-option aircraft at Mobile’s Airbus final assembly line.

At the Intersection of Trains, Trucks, Planes and Ships

ABOVE Containers in transit at the Port of Mobile. Photo by Mike Kittrell  Nil, or close to it. Those...

Port Angles for Auto Traffic

After downturns in coal, Alabama’s port bids for autos — landing a $60 million facility planned by two Latin American partners.

Partners Ratify $300M Air Assembly Line

Top brass from two international aircraft companies flew in to Mobile in February to affirm a big deal for Alabama.

New Plane, New Jobs Planned for Mobile

Top brass from Airbus Americas and Bombardier Inc. flew into Mobile today to introduce the Bombardier C-Series aircraft and talk about the...

Signature Victory: Alabama Wins $1.6B Toyota-Mazda Plant

The plant should begin operations by 2021 and have an estimated annual production capacity of approximately 300,000 units.

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Not Making the Grade

Big chunks of Alabama’s infrastructure rate the kind of report card you didn’t want to take home to your parents.

Movers & Shapers, September 2018

Spotlight on Pike, Barbour & Bullock Counties

Surviving and Thriving in Dog-Eat-Dog E-Commerce

Veterinary Internet ships vet supplies to 38 states and four continents, makes swift adaptations in IT, inventory and marketplaces, and stays a nip ahead of Amazon.

Decatur Students Get Hands on Lunar Rover

Students from areas including design drafting, machine tool and welding will work on the project through the end of the fall semester.

Roads and Politics

A permanent solution for dried up road funding includes a gasoline tax increase. But the spark of public support is essential.