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ALDOT invited to present key infrastructure updates to Baldwin Realtors Association

A team from ALDOT’s Southwest Region, along with engineers from the Baldwin County Highway Department, met with the Baldwin Realtors Association on June 11 to present the latest updates on ongoing and future construction projects.

The briefing provided realtors with valuable insights into construction projects that will enhance connectivity and support the growing residential and...

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Bridge girders are moved into place by cranes during the late night and early morning hours, when traffic volume on I-565 is the lowest.

The next series of bridge girders for the Town Madison Interchange on I-565 will be installed on multiple nights during the next three weeks.

Contractors will install the final girders for the westbound off-ramp and begin setting girders on the west-bound on-ramp.

The eastbound roadway will be closed for the safety of the public while…

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Ashlyn Huey, a senior at the University of Alabama, is part of ALDOT's PCET program.

Ashlyn Huey is making the most of her summer, and putting what she’s learned in the classroom to the test.

Huey, a senior at the University of Alabama, is part of the Professional Civil Engineer Trainee (PCET) program with the Alabama Department of Transportation and joined the West Central Region in May. She is following…

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Map showing the location of the SR-605 temporary closure in Dothan

The Alabama Department of Transportation will be closing a portion of SR-605 south of US-231 to replace damaged drainage pipes.

The closure will begin at approximately 6 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, and should reopen by 6 p.m. on Tuesday, weather permitting. 

Travelers should seek alternate routes and plan accordingly for delays. 

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Last week, the Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Department of Education joined forces at the Driver Education Summer Conference in Gulf Shores to promote safer driving among the state’s youth. The event served as a platform for ALDOT to speak to driver education teachers about their role in teaching young drivers the importance…

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The Baldwin Beach Express toll plaza roof is no more, thanks to Alabama Department of Transportation demolition teams working overnight. Video of the roof falling to the ground brought cheers from workers, as the demolition represents another step toward fast and free travel through the Orange Beach area and to Alabama’s beaches.

Demolition teams…

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A team from ALDOT's Southwest Region met with the Baldwin Realtors Association on June 11 to present the latest updates on ongoing and future construction projects.

A team from ALDOT’s Southwest Region, along with engineers from the Baldwin County Highway Department, met with the Baldwin Realtors Association on June 11 to present the latest updates on ongoing and future construction projects.

The briefing provided realtors with valuable insights into construction projects that will enhance connectivity and support the growing residential and…

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ALDOT is gearing up to begin a critical repair project on SR-41 at milepost 65.4 between the communities of Hybart and Franklin in Monroe County. The project, aiming to address a landslide that has significantly impacted the roadway, is scheduled to begin Monday, June 17.

The landslide, which occurred in the fall of 2023 following…

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Vehicles cross the Coosa River on the aging truss bridge on SR-77 northbound.

The Alabama Department of Transportation will hold a public involvement meeting next week to gather input on the replacement of the northbound bridge on SR-77 over the Coosa River in Etowah County.

The meeting for project BR-A181(941) will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the Southside Community Center.

The “Little Bridge”…

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The concept for the extended left turn on US-411 and new right turn lane on Whorton Bend Road in Gadsden.

The Alabama Department of Transportation anticipates work starting next week to improve the intersection of US-411/Rainbow Drive and Whorton Bend Road in Gadsden.

Wiregrass Construction will extend the left turn lane on US-411 southbound and construct a dedicated right turn lane on Whorton Bend Road to US-411 northbound.

The $347,000 project also includes traffic signal…

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Demolition of the Beach Express Bridge toll plaza is expected to begin on June 16.

ALDOT announces the demolition of the Beach Express Bridge toll plaza is scheduled to begin on Sunday night, June 16. The project is part of a broader effort to enhance traffic flow and safety in the area, with work being carried out by McInnis Construction LLC of Summerdale, Alabama.

The demolition will unfold in several…

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