Historic Alabama: Construction over the river

Blount Bros. Construction built the bridge that spans the Alabama River

  This 1954 photo shows construction of the bridge over the Alabama River for the northbound lanes of U.S. Route 31 between Montgomery and Prattville. Blount Bros. Construction Co. built the bridge, with Todd Shipyards in Houston, Texas, fabricating the girders. The girders were delivered in sections by rail to Hunter Station, just south of…

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