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A breathtaking view of Little River Canyon National Preserve with the Little River Canyon bridge on SR-35 in the background connecting Cherokee and Dekalb counties.

Nestled in the Little River Canyon National Preserve, the Little River Canyon bridge on SR-35 connects Cherokee and Dekalb counties. When this bridge opened in August of 2010, it was the first of its kind in the state. The intent was to integrate the bridge design into the natural terrain of the surrounding preserve.


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An eight-mile segment of aging I-59 northbound between Fort Payne and Hammondville in DeKalb County is being replaced with a new concrete roadway.

The Alabama Department of Transportation opened bids today for the fourth project in an ongoing effort to reconstruct the I-59 corridor in northeast Alabama.

The project includes pavement removal, grading, drainage, and pavement replacement on more than eight miles of the northbound roadway of I-59 from SR-117 at Hammondville to the Georgia state line.


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