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ALDOT announces traffic plan for Beach Express Bridge post-toll removal

Drone photograph southbound of Beach Express Bridge in Baldwin County. Toll booth prior to demolition.
Beach Express toll plaza
May 20

The Alabama Department of Transportation today announced a temporary traffic control plan for the Baldwin Beach Express Bridge, effective at noon May 23, 2024, to ensure a smooth transition for motorists after the end of toll collections.

Temporary Traffic Plan Details:

  • Date of Implementation: Starting at noon on May 23, 2024.
  • Traffic Flow: Traffic control devices will be deployed to guide drivers through the existing plaza, maintaining one lane open in each direction.
  • Speed Limits: Motorists are advised to adhere to reduced speed limits in the vicinity of the plaza during this period.
  • Duration: The temporary traffic plan will be in place until ALDOT starts toll plaza demolition in the coming weeks.
Baldwin Beach Express Bridge traffic configuration beginning May 23

Important Notices for Motorists:

  • Increased Traffic Awareness: With the onset of summer, traffic in the area is expected to be higher. Motorists should plan for potential congestion and exercise caution.

ALDOT extends its gratitude to the community for their patience and understanding during this transition period.

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Baldwin Beach Express Bridge northbound