U.S. 280

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Sonny Jones with Birmingham Water Works said for the project along the exit ramp to be fully completed, they need eight more weeks of dry weather. more

Aug 14, 2017 1:00 PM News

Work on the power infrastructure will require closing the road from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. more

Jul 14, 2017 4:38 PM News

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Erica Techo

A two vehicle incident with entrapment shut down all lanes on U.S. 280 east and slowed traffic westward as well. more

Jan 17, 2017 2:38 PM News

In the upcoming years, Mountain Brook may see major traffic changes to an area that is constantly plagued by congestion: the intersection where U.S. 280, Cahaba Road, Culver Road and Lane Parke Road meet. more

Dec 28, 2016 3:53 PM News

Irwin Francisco-Bartolo

Photo courtesy of Mountain Brook Police Department

Police said the Fultondale man was under the influence of alcohol when his vehicle crossed the U.S. 280 median and struck a car head-on. The driver was 33 weeks pregnant and lost her baby. more

Mar 9, 2016 2:35 PM News 2 Comments

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By Keith McCoy

Crimes from this week's MBPD community update. more

Nov 12, 2015 9:09 AM News

Four-arrow signal

Courtesy of ALDOT

The state Department of Transportation is monitoring a four-arrow traffic signal on Highway 280 and considering locations for more. more

May 22, 2015 4:40 PM News


Photo by Madison Miller

U.S. 280 traffic was stalled Friday, May 8 after a brush fire broke out near Office Park. more

May 8, 2015 3:11 PM News

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Photo by Jeff Thompson.

The U.S. 280 westbound outside (right) lane will be closed from Green Valley Road to Overton Road from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., according to a release from the Alabama Department of Transportation. more

Jan 7, 2015 4:42 PM News

Village Living polled 102 Mountain Brook residents about their thoughts on how U.S. 280 traffic is flowing now that ALDOT’s intersection improvements have been completed. more

Nov 22, 2013 4:26 PM News 2 Comments

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Photo by Jeff Thompson.

The Overton Road intersection with U.S. 280 will be closed for approximately nine days starting Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m more

Oct 17, 2013 11:57 AM News

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Photo by Jeff Thompson.

“Right-turn only.” Over the last 10 months, these words have rung like sirens in the ears of Mountain Brook residents who drive on U.S. 280. Now, they’re a reality. more

Aug 1, 2013 5:14 PM News 1 Comments

0513 280 Intersections Construction

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

Beginning with Mountain Brook Plaza and moving east down U.S. 280, here is a summary of what drivers can expect to encounter at the updated intersections: more

Aug 1, 2013 4:40 PM News

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Photo by Jeff Thompson.

At 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, contractors will begin steps to put traffic on U.S. 280 through Mountain Brook into its permanent state. more

Jul 30, 2013 4:16 PM News

0513 280 Intersections Construction

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has begun its project to improve traffic flow on U.S. 280. more

May 22, 2013 9:55 AM News 3 Comments

1212 Cherokee Road 280 Intersection

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

The Mountain Brook City Council met with Governor Robert Bentley Thursday morning, March 14 regarding modifications to the Alabama Department of Transportation plan for the Cherokee Road and Hampton Inn intersections on U.S. 280. more

Mar 15, 2013 11:33 AM News 3 Comments

0213 ALDOT Meeting

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

With ALDOT Director John Cooper’s word, what can be expected by November 2013 is a much different system of traffic flow surrounding the Cherokee Road and Hampton Inn/Kovac Center intersections. more

Feb 7, 2013 2:47 PM News 4 Comments

The City of Mountain Brook will hold a workshop on the revised plans on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the Mountain Brook Junior High Auditorium located at 205 Overbrook Road. ALDOT employees and representatives of Skipper Consulting will be present. more

Jan 24, 2013 8:37 PM News 5 Comments

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Photo by Madoline Markham.

Mountain Brook residents have voiced numerous safety concerns with ALDOT's proposed changes to intersections on U.S. 280. After extending the deadline an additional week, today marks the final day the organization will accept comments on its plan. more

Dec 10, 2012 11:48 AM News

1112 ALDOT Highway 280 Plans

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

Here, find the proposed plan for each intersection along Highway 280 and see how you could be affected if ALDOT's new plans are approved. more

Dec 10, 2012 11:27 AM News 9 Comments

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