I-10 service road would connect Baldwin County malls

Baldwin County’s highway department has applied for a permit to build a road connecting two Spanish Fort malls, but it remains to be seen whether the company that owns the land involved is still interested.

That company, TimberCreek Land Co., had pledged $2 million toward the construction of what is being billed as an Interstate 10 service road, provided the roadway was started by the summer of 2010. Baldwin County highway officials estimated that construction could begin in three to six months, with completion 18 to 24 months after that.

“They’ve got to have our land and our money,” said Allen Cox with TimberCreek. “We’ve still got a high interest level, but we haven’t seen the timeline. And, we’ve got to look closely with the current economic climate and things like wetlands

I-10 service road would connect Baldwin County malls