The Henry County Courthouse will be closed on Monday due to impacts from Hurricane Irma. As a result county trash pickup will be pushed back one day.
Henry County will open two Red Cross shelters on Sunday. The First Baptist Church Headland located at 301 East Church Street in Headland and the Abbeville United Methodist Church located at 100 West Kelly Street in Abbeville will open at 4:00pm on Sunday September 10th.
Residents living in mobile homes are encouraged to seek out one of these shelters or stay with friends / family in a sturdy home.
ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 14, 2017
Alabama Highway 27 resurfacing to begin Tuesday
ABBEVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama Department of Transportation project on Alabama Highway 27 from the Dale County line to U.S. Highway 431 will begin on Tuesday, July 18, weather permitting.
The project will consist of safety widening, planing, resurfacing, and traffic stripe. Safety widening is a two-foot widening of the shoulders.
There will be lane closures throughout the project. Motorists are advised to use caution while traveling through the construction zone and to plan accordingly as delays are expected.
ALDOT awarded the project to Wiregrass Construction Company, Inc., out of Dothan, Ala., at a cost of $1,969,880.08 with 55 working days. The project is expected to be complete by the end of September 2017.
ALDOT’s mission is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound transportation network across Alabama. For further information, visit www.dot.state.al.us.