The closest hospital to Alabama’s beaches is in Foley, which “can seem like an eternity” during an emergency along congested Alabama State Route 59.
The trip is especially treacherous on summer weekends, when tens of thousands of motorists converge upon or leave the Gulf Coast. The state’s transportation director recently called it a “dangerous situation,” prompting him to elevate a new Intracoastal Waterway bridge atop the list of road construction priorities in Alabama.
– PUB DATE: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: AL.com
Source: SEAFC National Fire News