Montevallo to Receive 1.9 Million in ATRIP II Funds to Improve Intersection of SR-119 and CR-22
JANUARY 13, 2023
MONTEVALLO — The City of Montevallo will receive $1,997,041.52 in ATRIP II Funds for improvements to the intersection of Highway 119 and County Road 22. The funding was part of over $40 million in state transportation funding that is being awarded to cities and counties for various road and bridge projects. The announcement came from Governor Kay Ivey in a press release on Thursday.
“We are honored to be among the communities selected for this funding” said Mayor Rusty Nix. “This is a project we started planning 2 years ago working with our City Engineer. The intersection at Moore’s Crossroads is a gateway into our City and is the area where most of our residential growth has taken place. These improvements will improve public safety and traffic flow for our residents.”
“The City will contribute funding of $125,000 to the project.” said City Clerk and Treasurer Steve Gilbert. These funds will be provided via the Montevallo Development Cooperative District (MDCD). The total project will result in $2,122,041.52 of improvements to the intersection at Moore’s Crossroads. The improvements will include left turn lanes on SR-119 and CR -22, as well as new traffic signals. “This opens the door for transportation improvements and the future economic growth of Montevallo.”