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Ivey: $550 Million coming to Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project

Following notification of the grant awards to the Alabama Congressional Delegation, Governor Kay Ivey today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a $550 million discretionary grant from the Bridge Investment Program to the Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project.

The major grant award is believed to be one of the largest...

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ALDOT's Fort Morgan to Dauphin Island ferry carries vehicles between the locations

On July 12, 2024, Debbie Williams with WKRG will be shining a spotlight on the Alabama Department of Transportation’s ferry service that runs between Fort Morgan and Dauphin Island. This exciting feature is part of the “Your Hometown” summer series.

Passengers take a ride on the Fort Morgan ferry A Journey Back in Time


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Engineers and other representatives from the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will be meeting with property owners along the route of the Northern Beltline connecting US-31 to SR-79.

The representatives will survey properties to ensure proper roadway alignment and to evaluate environmental impacts. Engaging with property owners is part of ALDOT’s standard process for progressing…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) recently released its 2023 annual report. This report outlines the department’s accomplishments and operations over fiscal year 2023, which ran from Oct. 1, 2022 through Sept. 30, 2023.

Looking back on successes

March 12, 2023, marked the fourth anniversary of the passage of the Rebuild Alabama Act. Rebuild Alabama…

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Charlie, a 15-year-old rescue dog, is pleased to visit the Greene County northbound rest area off I-59/20.

Elizabeth Thompson breathed a sigh of relief when she saw a sign for the Greene County northbound rest area.

Charlie, her 15-year-old rescue dog, was growing impatient and needed a break as they traveled I-59/20 northbound from Mississippi on their way to visit family to celebrate Independence Day.

Thompson is one of approximately 1,000 visitors…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation is seeking public comments on three upcoming bridge rehabilitation projects in the Southeast Region.   

These projects will involve hydro demolition of the bridge decks to extend their life and will require temporary detours.  

BR-0015(548)- Lee County

ALDOT is proposing a bridge rehabilitation project on US-29 over I-85 in…

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ALDOT engineer Chris Wilson speaks to high school students.

Deciding what to do after high school graduation is a big decision. Chris Wilson, a designer working for the Alabama Department of Transportation, recently gave high school students at Brewbaker Technology Magnet School in Montgomery a look into what their future could be if they decide to pursue a career in civil engineering.

As someone…

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We’ve all been stuck for what feels like forever at a busy intersection, especially while trying to turn left. A new type of interchange is addressing this very problem.

The diverging diamond interchange (DDI), also known as a double crossover diamond (DCD), was created to make otherwise busy intersections more efficient for traffic flow and…

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