MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – From the ground, County Line Road at Highway 20 is orange traffic barriers, gravel, and construction crews as far as the eye can see.
During the last several months of construction on the new interchange, drivers have encountered bumper to bumper traffic backups and some confusion as road crews change traffic patterns in the area.
ALDOT officials now say the $19 million improvement project is actually ahead of schedule and about 75 percent complete.
Just passing by, it's hard to imagine what the interchange will look like when it’s completed in May.
But one Madison County man, Todd Freestone, recently took to the air to get a birds-eye view of the construction and outline of the future interchange.
When it’s complete, the red light on County Line Road will be shifted to the north about 100 feet and a new access road and ramp constructed to join County Line Road with the interstate.