South Shades Crest Road


Rendering courtesy of Volkert.

A $3 million plan to add a second northbound lane on part of South Shades Crest Road should improve traffic flow at two intersections from D and F grades to a B, according to a new traffic study done for the city of Hoover. more


Hoover police

Photo by Jon Anderson

The wreck happened on South Shades Crest Road near the intersection with Eden Ridge Drive. more


Hoover police vehicle

Photo by Jon Anderson

The wreck happened at the intersection of South Shades Crest Road and Eden Ridge Drive. more


Trace Crossings restricted industrial zoning map

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

The meeting between USS Corp. and residents concerned about the rezoning was scheduled to take place this coming Sunday, but USS Corp. does not yet have a revised plan ready to present. more


Andy Rotenstrick

Photo by Erica Techo

The proposed tower will be a 190-foot-tall monopole with a 9-foot lightning rod on top. more



Photo by Erica Techo.

School rezoning plan meets opposition as parents turn out in force to advocate keeping their neighborhoods intact. more


The Hoover City Council, in a unanimous 7-0 vote, denied a landowner request to rezone 26 acres just off South Shades Crest Road where a developer wanted to build a retail center that included a gasoline station and grocery store. more


A consultant April 2 recommended the Hoover City Council approve a proposed rezoning of a 26-acre tract on South Shades Crest Road where a developer wants to build a retail development, provided he meet several stipulations including a traffic study. more


The Hoover City Council will hold a work session at 5 p.m. today, April 2, to hear more details on a potential retail development that could bring a Walmart Neighborhood Market near the Trace Crossings community. A public hearing takes place April 6. more


New lanes, lines and pavement

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

During Monday night's meeting, the city council discussed several road projects including one that is over budget. more


On a Shoestring Antiques owners

Photo by Katie Turpen.

In 1982, On a Shoestring Antiques opened in the weathered, red house on scenic Shades Crest Road that is now more than 80 years old. more


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