Work Begins on Seaport Improvements, Georgia group buys another Alabama RV park

Work begins on seaport improvements
Work began Friday on a $365 million project to deepen and widen the shipping channel at Alabama’s seaport. The two-phase project, which is beginning with the dredging of a 12-mile stretch, should be completed by 2025. – U.S. News & World Report

Georgia group buys another Alabama RV park
Forrest Street Partners out of Roswell, Georgia, has purchased Johnny’s RV Resort in Theodore with plans to expand it. The park has 165 sites and seven cabins, and the plan is to add 15 RV sites and five cabins. Johnny’s, which will be rebranded with a new name, is Forrest Street’s second RV park purchase in Alabama. – Cision

Project will increase Mobile wetlands
The $2.5 million Upper Mobile Wetland Creation project will result in 1,200 more acres of Mobile wetlands once it’s completed during the next 10-20 years.  The project will use the 6 million cubic yards of sediment that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the State Port Authority remove from Mobile Harbor each year. – 

Southeast Beach Express cancels Gulf Coast flights
Planned flights between Atlanta, Nashville and Baton Rouge and Alabama’s Gulf Coast beaches have been scrapped by Southeast Beach Express. Southeast Beach Express’s founder chalked low bookings up to a shortage of lodging and rental car availability. The flights might be offered again in summer 2022.  – The Baton Rouge Advocate

Winfield hospital gets $2.5 million for upgrades
Northwest Medical Center in Winfield is getting $2.5 million in federal funds to help upgrade its ICU and emergency facilities. The money for the hospital is coming from a $1.5 billion federal coronavirus package. –

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