Ribbon Cutting Held Thursday for New US Hwy 411 Four-Lane

Governor Kay Ivey cut the ribbon today celebrating the new four-lane from Slackland to Turkeytown which will give Cherokee County four lane access to an interstate highway. Governor Ivey had these Comments:

Senator Andrew Jones addressed the group on hand for the momentous occasion. He thanked the Governor on her leadership to get the job done for the resident of northeast Alabama. He said when the legislature passed the  Rebuild Alabama project, he said they ask the citizens to pay about a $1.00 per week more in fuel taxes. He said, as he looked out on the new $100 Million Dollar highway, we got our money’s worth. He went on to say the US 411 4 Lane project was one of the first announced after the passage of the Rebuild Alabama Act. He told Governor Ivey, this project may well be the Crown Jewel of the Rebuild Alabama Project.

Representative Ginny Shaver spoke about the completion of the four-lane project telling the group about the financial bonus to the area because businesses will be able to get their merchandise out to market and get their supplies in.  Shaver also praised the Governor on getting this job done. Shaver then asked a questions Play act.

The Governor with elected officials from Etowah and Cherokee County moved to the Highway for the ribbon cutting.

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