Starting Monday Expect Delays On Slaughter Road

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MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) –  A paving project is set to kickoff in Madison County, Monday.

Weather permitting, crews will be milling and paving slaughter road from north of Farrow Road to Highway 72 for the next two weeks.

“This was scheduled to be done in February, but because of the freezing weather they got behind on other projects and are just now catching up,” said Steve Haraway, District 2 County Commissioner.

It has been almost 10 years since the road was last repaved, and the road is showing its age. This Winter’s freeze left parts of Slaughter road riddled with potholes. Crews would patch them up, just for the road to crack again, so city and county leaders hope this project will be a long term fix.

And, hopefully, it won’t inconvenience drivers for long.
“Hopefully they can get in here get this done in about two weeks and be out,” said Haraway.

Workers will repave Slaughter Road in sections. Some sections will be closed to a single lane. It will still be passable, but drivers should expect delays.

The road project begins Monday, March 31st.