“Rainbow Viaduct” Will Be Saved

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The 21st. St. Bridge, also known as the “Rainbow Viaduct”, is included in a major renovation project headed by the Alabama Department of Transportation. The future of the viaduct has been an issue of contention among ALDOT, Birmingham city officials and historic preservation groups. ALDOT recently made a critical decision that will greatly affect the bridge project. We talk about this and other news with Nick Patterson, editor of the weekly newspaper Weld.




Nick Patterson

Nick Patterson is the editor for WELD for Birmingham, a weekly newspaper covering news and politics, arts and culture and community engagement in the Magic City. Patterson joins WBHM each Thursday during All Things Considered to discuss WELD's top stories.

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