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From simple paving projects to complete intersection overhauls, here are the construction projects on Homewood’s horizon in 2019. Read more

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Oxmoor Road turkey foot intersection 2019 plans

Courtesy of ALDOT

With a new, reduced scope, the plans to redesign the “turkey foot” intersection of Oxmoor Road and Oxmoor Boulevard are expected to move forward this year. Read more

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These agreements mean work can move forward on the two projects. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

Ward 5 Representative Jennifer Andress said she hopes to see work begin on the project as soon as the beginning of 2019. Read more

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Highland Road ROW Work

Sydney Cromwell

The fiscal policy was set by the city council to govern how it spends money and maintains cash reserves in the budget. Read more

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Rendering courtesy of Mike Mouron.

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

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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. Read more

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City traffic study

Sydney Cromwell

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

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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Valley Avenue

Sydney Cromwell

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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Oxmoor Boulevard Public Meeting

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The Oxmoor Boulevard road project moves forward. Read more

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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. Read more

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Hollywood Union Hill Cemetery

Photo by Madoline Markham.

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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