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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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The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is expecting an increase in traffic volume during the upcoming holiday weekend and urges travelers to prioritize safe driving. For the safety of all motorists and construction and maintenance workers, ALDOT announces no temporary lane closures will take place on Alabama interstates from Wednesday, July 3 through Sunday, July…

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US-31 and US-84 triangular intersection in Conecuh County

The Alabama Department of Transportation has started a long-awaited construction project in Conecuh County aimed at realigning and modifying the intersection of US-31 and US-84 near Evergreen. This project is designed to reduce the number of accidents in the area, which has seen a high number of collisions under the current intersection configuration.

The construction…

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The ASAP program works to keep traffic running smoothly across the state.

Stranded on the interstate? Driving around major debris on your morning commute? The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) just may be able to help with that – ASAP. 

ALDOT’s  Alabama Service Assistance Patrol program (ASAP) doesn’t stand for “as soon as possible,” but that’s exactly how employees of the ASAP program work to keep traffic…

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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…

Read More “Nighttime I-565 Exit 10 detours to continue”

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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