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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…Read More “ALDOT announces traffic plan for Beach Express Bridge post-toll removal”

About two miles of US-72/Florence Boulevard is undergoing a $24 million widening project.

US-72/Florence Boulevard in Lauderdale County will undergo nighttime lane closures next week to accommodate paving on side streets and mainline leveling for a $24 million widening project.

Weather permitting, Grayson Carter and Son Contracting plans to implement single-lane closures in both directions between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. nightly, Sunday, May 19, through Thursday, May…

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The public auction features vehicles as well as equipment.

In the current economy, spending money on passenger fleets and heavy equipment can make a large dent in transportation budgets. The Alabama Department of Transportation found a way to turn that challenge into an opportunity to recoup money and increase efficiency.

In 1980, state legislation was passed allowing ALDOT to establish a revolving fund…

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Reconstruction work is being done on the US-29 interchange in Valley.

Drivers will soon see improved safety and and traffic flow from a new interchange reconstruction project at the I-85 and US-29 interchange in Valley, Ala. The Alabama Department of Transportation project is located approximately a half mile south of the Alabama-Georgia state line, and is expected to open to normal traffic flow on May 20,…

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ALDOT to assume ownership of Beach Express Bridge on May 23

Governor Kay Ivey today confirmed plans for officials from the Alabama Department of Transportation and the Baldwin County Bridge Company to meet on the morning of Thursday, May 23, to sign the paperwork that transfers ownership of the Foley Beach Express toll bridge to ALDOT.

Subject to the closing process, the collection of tolls will…

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