Thursday, November 15, 2012

Money OKd for road work

MOBILE, Ala. -- Some $12 million could be spent to repave or restore roads near Brookley Aeroplex in preparation for the 2015 beginning of Airbus' Mobile operations. The City Council approved an engineering portion on one of those contracts Tuesday: $105,000 with Geotechnical Engineering-Testing Inc., for soil and concrete testing along the deteriorated Broad Street between 15th Street and Interstate 10. (Source: Mobile Press-Register, 11/14/12) Airbus plans to build a $600 million assembly line for the A320 family of passenger jets.