Closures and Projects
CR 6638 Richland Creek site conditions/weather preventing work- Postponed
CR 6618 Buckhorn Branch (Waiting for EBIT Structural Evaluation to develop plans) Est. Date Open: TBD
Please see the following notice which was provided by CSX Transportation (Railroad) to Pike County officials regarding upcoming closures of road and street crossings:
"...CSX Transportation has scheduled the attached list of crossings to be closed for maintenance and repair. This will necessitate rerouting traffic. Signage will be in place marking detour routes. Please note the expected closure dates. Each crossing will be closed for 2 to 5 days depending on the maintenance work that needs to be performed..."
(Note: County Road 69 should be County Road 4404.)
Click Here for list of CSX crossing closures
Click Here for spreadsheet of CSX crossing closures
Low Weight Posted Bridges
CR 3339 Whitewater Creek (Mobilize in February 2021 to repair by County Forces) Est. Date of Removing Posting: March 2021
CR 3316 Whitewater Creek (Waiting for EBIT Structural Evaluation to develop plans) Est. Date of Removing Posting: TBD
CR 3319 at Whitewater Creek (Mobilize on 1/26/21 to repair by County Forces). Est. date of removing posting: 2/2/21
24 Month Plan:
In 2018, the Pike County Commission developed the “24 Month Plan” to resurface some of the worst roads in Pike County. The plan was funded with $1,200,000 generated from debt reduction and elimination, and other cost reductions. The following roads are being resurfaced:
CR 2204 (from CR 2203 to CR 2214)
CR 2219 (from CR 2201 to end)
CR 2253 (from CR 2276 to CR 2243)
CR 4413 (from AL 130 to pavement end)
CR 6629 (from US29 to CR 6627)
Completed Industrial Access projects associated with the new Rex Lumber Mill:
CR 7714: (Funding from Industrial Access Board & Federal Aid) Resurface from US-231 to CR 7724.
CR 7724: (Funding from Industrial Access Board) Construct new access road to Rex Lumber Mill.
US-231: (Funding from Industrial Access Board) Construct new southbound acceleration lane at CR 7714 to accommodate Rex Lumber traffic.
CR 7714: (Funding from Alabama Dept. of Economic and Community Affairs, Community Development Block Grant funds and Economic Development Administration) Resurface CR 7714 from CR 7724 to CR 7707.
CR 7707 from US-231 to Lockheed Martin to support Lockheed Martin's expansion
US 231 Access for Universal Precast, Inc: All major items of work complete.
Timber Bridge Replacement Program:
Click here for a PDF document.
Road Traffic Striping:
Centerline traffic striping was completed on approximately 161 miles of roads in 2020.
CDBG (Community Development Block Grant):
Pike County was awarded CDBG funding for the following projects:
Resurface/rehabilitate County Road 7749 (McClure Town Community)
Grade drain, base, and pave County Road 2256 (Spring Hill Community)
HRRR (High Risk Rural Roads Program):
FY 2019- Pike County was awarded $261,244 in federal HRRR funds to replace guardrail and provide end anchors at 5 bridges to improve safety. This project has been completed.
FY 2020- Pike County was awarded $282, 259 in federal HRRR funds for guardrail improvements, and traffic control (striping and markings). This work is set to begin in February 2021.
FY 2021- Pike County was awarded federal HRRR funds to replace guardrail and private end anchors at the Pea River relief bridge on County Road 4442.
Litter Control Program:
Pike County's litter program is currently inactive until further notice. The Department of Correction's work release inmates have been unavailable as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are interested in helping, Alabama PALS promotes litter control throughout our county and the entire state. Visit their website to find out how you can help. The link to PALS is https://www.alpals.org. Please call the Pike County Road Department at 334-566-4508 for more information.
Pike County Road Department’s continuous road maintenance includes work such as crack sealing, pothole patching, driveway turnout maintenance, traffic control/signs, drainage maintenance, dirt road grading, bridge maintenance, mowing, spraying, and trimming to control vegetation along county roads. Click here to submit a maintenance request to the Road Department.
Pike County is continuing with repair of roadway and drainage structure damage caused by Hurricane Sally.