A quick update on four billion-dollar projects in progress in Alabama

How soon will these billion-dollar projects be up and running? We give a snapshot of where they are in construction and what they will mean to the economy.

New railroad interchange planned for Alabama

The interchange will create a new freight corridor connecting Mexico, Texas and the U.S. Southeast.

Rail yard coming to Tuscaloosa

Alabama Southern Railroad will invest $9.8 million in second rail yard facility on the west side of Tuscaloosa.

EV buses soon to pick up Albertville school children

City school system will receive $7.5 million toward the purchase of electric buses

State groups receive funds for electric buses

The University of Alabama and the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority have been awarded millions to update their bus fleets with some electric-powered buses

Port of Mobile has busiest month ever for containerized cargo 

The Port of Mobile has had its busiest month ever in July for containerized cargo, breaking 50,000 TEUs for the first time.

Mobile Bay bridge plan on track for construction in 2023

State ownership, lower tolls, free alternatives lead to local government thumbs up on Mobile Bay bridge plan.

Alabama Port in Mobile sets cargo record

By taking advantage of its ability to handle incremental volumes, the Port of Mobile actually saw 39.7% growth in the container sector in 2021.

Shipping makeover in Alabama

A new public-private partnership to beef up cargo transport capacity in Alabama is underway with Norfolk Southern Corp. heavily involved.

Huntsville adds air cargo route to Brazil

International freight forwarder DSV has partnered with LATAM Group to provide weekly service from Huntsville International Airport to Brazil.

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