The Birmingham Section started 2015 with a political reception at the Murray Building Co. jobsite at the old Merita Bread Bakery. More than 150 members were in attendance with city and state officials. Everyone enjoyed a tour of the site as well as barbecue from Joe McNabb and Hendrix Chevrolet.

Baldwin County Commission honors Benton Andrews, Racon, Inc., for 60 years of service in the Alabama road building industry

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, the Baldwin County Commission honored Benton Andrews, Racon, Inc., for his 60 years of service in the road building industry in Alabama.  The County Commission designated a county bridge over the Blackwater River on County Road 83 in South Central Baldwin County as the "Benton Andrews Bridge".  Mr. Andrews played a significant role in the construction of the Baldwin Beach Express which includes the Benton Andrews Bridge. Congratulations Mr. Andrews!