High costs slash College St. plans

Hillview and Alley 5 are on tap for repaving

With the price of asphalt, fuel, materials and other items increasing, the Flomaton Town Council voted to cut the repaving of College Street out of its paving projects was to be done through the $250,000 grant received from the state of Alabama using funds from the Rebuild Alabama Act.

The town was recently awarded the grant, which requires a $35,000 match from the town. The original plan was to resurface College Street, Hillview Drive and Alley 5 with the grant funds and the match.

Utilities Superintendent Shaun Moye said the increased cost of asphalt and materials showed that all three roads...