Rendering courtesy of Mike Mouron.

The high-end hotel planned on 18th Street South has been delayed due to changes in anticipated construction costs. more

Dec 21, 2017 9:47 AM News


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The traffic study was coordinated through the Metropolitan Planning Organization, with Homewood providing 20 percent of the funding and ALDOT providing 80 percent. more

Jun 12, 2017 7:52 PM News 1 Comments

City traffic study

Sydney Cromwell

The funding was recently approved by the Metropolitan Planning Organization and will be an 80-20 match with ALDOT. more

Apr 17, 2017 8:33 PM News 1 Comments

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Drainage work on Independence Court may lead to delays for up to five weeks. more

Jan 13, 2017 4:43 PM News

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Officials discussed a potential crosswalk at the intersection Green Springs Highway and Raleigh Avenue, agreeing with community members that it would benefit the community. more

Jan 9, 2017 9:28 PM News


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

A finished greenway, a firearms simulator for the police department and a significant increase in sidewalk construction are on deck for Homewood in the next 12 months — at least according to the budget the city council recently discussed. more

Sep 27, 2016 4:26 PM News

Valley Avenue

Sydney Cromwell

The project was let for bid at the end of August. more

Sep 14, 2016 10:03 AM News

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Homewood residents were invited to Second Presbyterian Church on Aug. 18 for a public involvement meeting on potential Interstate 65/Lakeshore Parkway intersection modifications. more

Aug 29, 2016 11:58 AM News

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Erica Techo

The proposed change would be a diverging diamond interchange, meaning there is a brief part of the road where lanes cross over and drive on the opposite side of the road. more

Aug 18, 2016 7:06 PM News 1 Comments

18th Street Revitalization

Courtesy of Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood.

The project will extend over the next two fiscal years and include landscaping, sidewalks, crosswalks and possible new parking spaces. The total cost is around $1.2 million, but the council anticipates that the city will only pay for $240,000. more

Nov 16, 2015 8:10 PM News

Oxmoor Boulevard Public Meeting

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The Oxmoor Boulevard road project moves forward. more

Jul 29, 2014 11:30 AM News

Oxmoor Boulevard Public Meeting

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The city showed the public its plans for Oxmoor Boulevard on Thursday night, but it faced a strong negative reaction from several residents. more

Jun 27, 2014 8:53 AM News

Hollywood Union Hill Cemetery

Photo by Madoline Markham.

The scope of the pedestrian bridge project on Hollywood Boulevard could be expanding. more

Mar 12, 2014 1:50 PM News 1 Comments

0912 Shades Valley Greenway plans

Image courtesy of Macknally Land Design and Goodwin, Mills, and Cawood.

Homewood City Council seeks to address congestion issues on Lakeshore Drive between Greensprings Highway and the Wildwood retail district by implementing inventive methods of traffic flow. more

Jan 27, 2014 7:03 PM News

Funding has been secured from both the City of Homewood and the City of Mountain Brook for this year to create a pedestrian bridge on Hollywood Boulevard over U.S. 280. more

Dec 20, 2013 4:27 PM News

Here, find the proposed plan for each intersection along Highway 280 and see how you could be affected if ALDOT's new plans are approved. more

Dec 10, 2012 11:40 AM News

The Alabama Department of Transportation revealed its $15 million improvement plan for U.S. Highway 280 on Monday, Nov. 19 at the Cahaba Grand Conference Center. more

Nov 29, 2012 5:45 PM News

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