COLONY, Ala. – On Monday, Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation announced that County Road 4 and County Road 6 in the Arkadelphia/Colony area of southwestern Cullman County will be awarded a $250,000 Rebuild Alabama Grant.
The funding is part of ALDOT’s Annual Grant Program, the Rebuild Alabama Act.
“Repairing our crumbling roads is a top priority at the commission and this Rebuild Alabama Grant is a tremendous help to the Arkadelphia and Colony communities. I would like to thank Governor Ivey, Senator Gudger, Rep. Harbison and our economic development office staff for all their assistance in helping acquire this grant,” said Chairman Jeff Clemons.
“Improving our infrastructure in rural Cullman County in areas like Arkadelphia and Colony is essential in boosting our local economy, ensuring we have good roads to travel on, and helping our rural businesses and farmers. This was a true team effort by everyone involved. I would also like to thank Gov. Ivey, ALDOT (Alabama Department of Transportation), Chairman Clemons, Rep. Harbison and the county economic development office staff for all their hard work,” said State Senator Garlan Gudger
“I agree with what Chairman Clemons and Senator Gudger has said thus far and will also add that we will continue to work together to secure grants and other sources of funding to improve our infrastructure in Cullman County,” said State Representative Corey Harbison
“Securing the Rebuild Alabama Grant is a great thing for the citizens of Arkadelphia and Colony. County Road 4 and County 6, going to ECM Raceway, are both in terrible condition and this grant will allow for those roads to be repaired and resurfaced,” said Cullman County Economic Development Director Bradley Williams.