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Big Mac Drive Road Project Opens Door For New Commercial Opportunities

The additional road frontage once the Big Mac Drive extension project is complete has some companies interested in moving to Algood. That is according to City Administrator Keith Morrison. Morrison said work on the second entrance to the Walmart parking should begin soon. “We’ve got some potential folks that have expressed interest in the area, but we don’t have any ... Read More »

Algood City Council Approves Contract For Big Mac Dr. Extension

Algood City Council approved awarding a $476,490 contract for the extension of Big Mac Drive at its Tuesday night meeting. In approving the contract, the council also approved a change order that reduces the cost of the work by some $25,000. City Administrator Keith Morrison said the change order alters the scope of work from using a concrete box culvert ... Read More »

Algood Council Puts Big Mac Drive Project Out To Bid

The Algood City Council has taken the next step to extend Big Mac Drive. City Administrator Keith Morrison said the project has been put out for bid after council approval. “I’m sure they can start on it even in the winter months building the subgrade and getting some of the stuff built up,” Morrison said. “Of course, paving if it ... Read More »

Algood Gains Required Permits To Bid Out Big Mac Drive Extension

Algood received the required state permits to move forward with its second Walmart entrance project. City Administrator Keith Morrison said this allows the city to move forward with bidding and finding a funding mechanism. “We had to apply for permits and make sure we weren’t causing any problems with wetlands, so we cleared all that,” Morrison said. “We’ve got the ... Read More »

Algood City Council Bids Out 2021 Paving Work

Algood City Council approved a bid at some $142,923 for their 2021 street paving projects. The Tinsley Asphalt LLC. group ranked lowest out of three companies who bid on the project. City Administrator Keith Morrison said that in bidding out to Tinsley, work would not be done on Mill Street. “It’ll have to come up in this upcoming fiscal year. ... Read More »

Algood Waiting for Walmart’s Approval on Easement

Algood is waiting for Walmart to approve the easement needed to build a second entrance into the store on Big Mac Drive. City Administrator Keith Morrison said he feels Walmart is happy with what the city is doing to create an entrance. However, Morrison said Walmart wants the details completely ironed out before approval. “It’s just a matter of getting ... Read More »

Commercial Lots Along Algood’s Big Mac Drive Purchased

Algood Mayor Lisa Chapman Fowler said the remaining commercial lots on Big Mac Drive have been sold. The question now: have plans been submitted? “That is the question I get asked most often is, ‘Well, has anybody submitted any plans for this acreage that was purchased out there on Big Mac Drive?'” Fowler said. “The answer to that is no.” ... Read More »