Public Discussion Schedule & Directions

A series of 6 public discussions have been schedules around the state and any interested parties are invited to attend. For direction, click on the city you wish to attend or call 334-514-3000.

August 13

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm


Technology Hall – Univ. of Alabama-Huntsville – Room #N140

August 14

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm


249 Bidgood Hall – University of Alabama

August 15

9:00 am – 11:30 am


Harrigan Learning Center – University of Mobile

August 20

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm


Jefferson State Manufacturing Center (Jeff. State Comm. Coll.)

August 21

9:00 am – 11:30 am


Troy State Arboretum

August 22

9:00 am – 11:30 am


WJ Paul Bldg. (teleconference room) (AL Southern Comm. Coll.)

Huntsville – Technology Hall – Univ. of Alabama at Huntsville

August 13 (2:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
Room N140 is in the front, North Side of building

Take I-565 East to Huntsville. Take exit 15. Cross over 1st Intersection. Proceed to Bob Wallace – Sparkman Drive. Get in the left lane. Turn left onto Sparkman. Left at 1st traffic light – Technology Drive. Take 1st left on Technology Drive. Olan B King, Technology Hall. You have to park in the rear of the building.

Tuscaloosa – University of Alabama

August 14 (2:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
Location: 249 Bidgood Hall

Coming from Birmingham, exit right onto McFarland Boulevard take this to University Boulevard, exit right, make the loop up to the traffic light, take a right which puts you on University Boulevard…take this to Stadium Drive, turn right…go a short distance and you will see a parking deck on the left, park in this deck and Alston Hall is directly across the street. The meeting will be held in (Bidgood Hall) the building behind Alston… Room 249

Mobile – University of Mobile – Dwight L. Harrigan Forest Learning Center

August 15 (9:00 am - 11:30 am)

From I-65, take exit 13, Hwy 158. Go west on Hwy 158 for approximately 1.3 miles to blinking yellow light. Turn left and follow ramp around to college Parkway. Turn right on College Parkway and go approximately 0.5 miles to university entrance. Turn right and go to flag plaza on main circle around campus. Turn right at flag plaza and follow circle counter clockwise around the campus. Take left fork in the road. Turn right before Lyon Chapel and take road 0.4 miles to Harrigan Forest Learning Center.

Birmingham – Jefferson State Community College

August 20 (2:00 pm – 4:30 pm )
Location: Carson Building, Room 212 (second floor)

From Atlanta, take 1-20 to Tallapoosa Street / U.S. 79. Turn right and go 8.7 miles on U.S. 79 to Carson Road traffic light. Turn right onto Carson Road then 0.4 miles uphill on Carson Road to college entrance on left.

From Montgomery, take I-65 N to I-459 N. Take I-459 to I-59 S. Go about 2.5 miles in I-59 S to Roebuck Parkway (Exit 134). Go 2 miles on Parkway East to traffic light next to Wal*Mart and turn left. Go 0.4 miles to traffic light at 13th Avenue NW and turn left. Go 3.2 miles on 13th Avenue/Carson Road and turn right onto campus.

From Tuscaloosa, take I-59 N to Tallapoosa Street / U.S. 79 off-ramp. Turn right and go 8.7 miles on U.S. 79 to Carson Road traffic light. Turn right onto Carson Road. Go 0.4 miles uphill on Carson Road to college entrance on left.

From Huntsville, take I-65 S to I-59 N then follow Tuscaloosa directions.

Once on campus, if entering the Jefferson State campus at the main enterance on Carson Road, proceed straight on Vacca Drive until it ends. Turn left onto Jefferson State Drive East and proceed up the hill to the H.Y. Carson Science center (CH). The conference center is located on the ground floor in CH 212. If entering from Sunhill Drive turn directly onto Jefferson State East and proceed up the hill to the Carson Building.

Troy – Troy State Arboretum

August 21 (9:00 am - 11:30 am)

The Arboretum is in a wooded area and the drive is dirt until you get across the field, then it is paved with a circular drive.

Thomasville – Alabama Southern Community College

August 22 (9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Located on Highway 43 S in Thomasville, on the south end of town. It is on the main Highway and very easy to find.

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