ALDOT requests input on I-759


The Alabama Department of Transport (ALDOT) is requesting citizen input on the proposed Interstate 759 connector road.
The proposed six-lane roadway from the end of the Coosa River Bridge to the intersection of U.S. Highway 431 and U.S. Highway 278 in Gadsden is known as the Gadsden Eastern Connector and has been discussed for decades.
The proposed plan is anticipated to improve traffic conditions along the heavily traveled roadways and other area roads in east Gadsden.
ALDOT officials and city leaders met last Tuesday, July 25, with citizens to gather public input on the project.
“The purpose of this public involvement meeting is to inform the public of the design features for the project,” a statement on the ALDOT website reads.
Now, the government agency is requesting input until Friday, August 11, 2023. To give input online, visit ALDOT’s website at or email The agency is also accepting written letters to ALDOT North Region – Guntersville Area, Attn: Logan Jolley, P.O. Box 550, Guntersville, AL. 35976. Individuals may also phone-in comments by calling 256-571-7229, but ALDOT requests comments be limited to three minutes.

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