Atlanta I-85 fire and bridge collapse reminds Birmingham of “Malfunction Junction” interstate closures in the early 2000s

Birmingham Alabama Malfunction Junction
Photo of the 2002 “Malfunction Junction” accident that shut down the interstate for a month and half – via Bhamwiki

Last night’s fire, collapse and closure of Atlanta’s Interstate 85 (I-85) reminded Birmingham residents of its own lengthy interstate closures that occurred at Birmingham’s infamous”Malfunction Junction” at I-65 and I-20/59 in the early 2000s.

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2nd floor of the Pizitz to host Forge – Birmingham’s newest co-working space

The Pizitz, a newly found place to hangout, eat, drink, and be merry. Not only is it attracting the everyday consumer, but there is abundant space for commercial use as well.

Did you know the 2nd floor, mezzanine, will feature Forge, a new co-working space for small businesses?

Photo by Wade Cline

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Governor Bentley is up a river. Can you guess which one?

As rumors swirl about a possible impeachment, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley continues to deny, deny, deny. According to him, there’s been no affair with his former political adviser, nothing illegal to see here, move along and, no. There will be no resignation, either.

Bentley recently told a local news station that he is only fulfilling God’s will to the people of Alabama. He cast a long line that went something like this:

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and Rebekah Caldwell Mason, via Yellow Hammer News

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