• 72°

Fire station project on schedule

By By Thomas Tingle
Record Managing Editor
Madison City Engineer Jo Somers said construction of Madison's third fire station on County Line Road is on schedule and will open next spring.
Huntsville-based Lee Builders is building the new fire station. The Madison City Council awarded the contract to Lee Builders after approving its bid of $576,925.
Chris Sides of Mouzon &Associates, the architectural firm who designed the fire station, said it would take between eight to nine months to build the new fire station.
"Fire Station No. 3 will contain 5,400 square feet of space with two engine bays upon its completion," Sides said.
Susan Klopfenstein, construction contracts manager for the city of Madison, said interior fixtures for the new fire station are now being chosen.
"We couldn't be more pleased with the progress being made at the construction site," Klopfenstein said. "Since the beginning, the project has run smoothly. We look forward to getting this new fire station completed and in operation."
The land on which the fire station is being built was donated by Heritage Plantation Inc and is the first new fire station to be built since 1996. Sides said the fire station will be a single-story structure and will contain a living space with four bedrooms – including a guest bedroom, kitchen, dining room area and bathrooms.
"Since this station will be located next to residential dwellings, we took that in mind and designed this building with a more "homier" feel to it," Sides said. "It will fit well into the existing surroundings.
Fire Station No. 1 is located at the intersection of Hughes Road and Mill Road. Fire Station No. 2 is located on Hughes Road across the street from Discovery Middle School. Each of those fire stations contains two engine bays.
Two new fire engines have been ordered for the department and will be delivered to Madison next January. One of the new engines will be stationed at Fire Station No. 1. The second new engine will replace an existing reserve engine at either Fire Station No. 1 or No. 2.

Madison

Rocket City Federal Credit Union establishes the “Detective Josh Moseley Fund” for assistance

Business

Stores, parents gearing up for sales-tax holiday

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

FCA Sports Camps- Faith And Sports

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – July 17, 2024

Madison

Madison Senior Center assists in TARCOG’s ‘Live and Live Well’ launch announcement

Madison

Canine officer, Bear, joins Madison Police force to detect devices, offer therapy

Bob Jones High School

Tosha Swearingen now serving as Rainbow Assistant Principal

James Clemens High School

Holmes accepts Assistant Principal position at Midtown

Madison

Nedjra Russell named Administrator of West Madison Pre-Kindergarten Center

Huntsville

Space & Rocket Center CEO to speak at chamber’s ‘Business Over Breakfast’

Madison

Main Street Alabama presents revitalization potential for downtown Madison

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Sparkman Grad Picked By Kansas City Royals In Major League Baseball Draft

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

“I’m Meant To Be Here”- Dell Pettus Signs With New England Patriots- Former Sparkman Player Goes Pro

Lifestyles

Get those pumpkins planted: Halloween starts in July

Events

CAFY Back to School event to be held Saturday at Calhoun’s Huntsville campus

Bob Jones High School

Teachers support DIAL Scholarship program at UAH

Events

Joe Davis Stadium to host UNA vs. Jax State collegiate soccer match Aug. 18

Huntsville

UAH announces search for a master developer to enhance college-town experience

Events

Huntsville Parks & Recreation to host inaugural Color Jam Family Fun Run & Walk

Madison

Fernandez named Assistant Coordinator of Accountability and Innovative Programs

Madison

ALEA reports 9 traffic deaths, 3 drownings over July Fourth travel period

Madison

Management institute awards scholarship to Michelle Epling

Madison

Sarah Crouch’s debut novel, ‘Middletide,’ sets whodunnit in Puget Sound

Liberty Middle School

White named Secondary Instructional Technology Specialist

x