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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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Contractor A.G. Peltz is currently working to reconstruct a segment of I-59 northbound just south of the project Wiregrass Construction is slated to begin Monday.

Work will begin Monday on a $41 million project to reconstruct part of I-59 in northeast Alabama.

Though ultimately contractor Wiregrass Construction will remove and replace more than eight miles of the northbound roadway, from Hammondville to the Georgia state line, initial work will focus on rehabilitation of the southbound roadway.

Please expect a southbound…

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I-565 from west of County Line Road in Limestone County to east of Wall Triana Highway in Madison will be widened to six lanes in a project anticipated to begin this summer. The additional lanes will primarily be constructed to the inside of the existing roadways, where there is currently a grassy median.

ALDOT opened bids today for a project to expand I-565 to six lanes from County Line Road to Wall Triana Highway in Madison.

Of four bidders, contractor Wiregrass Construction submitted the apparent low bid of $28,992,350. Bids were anticipated to be between $28 and $34.2 million.

Construction is pending bid review and award of the…

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Visitors receive information about activities, museums, lodging and other services at the Alabama Welcome Center's annual Tourism Day.

Hundreds of travelers entering the state on I-59 found food and fun waiting for them Thursday at the Alabama Welcome Center in DeKalb County.

The annual Tourism Day drew about two dozen vendors eager to provide visitors with information about the many cultural and recreational activities the state has to offer.

Penne Beasley with the…

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Artist rendering of the new Tensaw River Bridge in Mobile, Alabama.

In a strategic partnership aimed at advancing alternative transportation and community connectivity, the Alabama Department of Transportation is working closely with the Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organization (ESMPO) to integrate biking and pedestrian infrastructure into the regional transportation system.

The ESMPO has formally adopted the Baldwin County Multimodal Connectivity Vision Plan, marking a significant milestone…

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Demolition of the I-65 South rest area in Greenville.

On Tuesday, May 28, the contractor began the demolition of the I-65 South rest area in Greenville.

Once the demolition is complete the contractor will begin clearing debris and preparing to build the larger, updated rest area. 

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Drivers will soon see a center turn lane added to US-31 in Baldwin County

ALDOT announces the start of construction for the widening of US-31 in Baldwin County to add a center turn lane for motorists. The addition of a center turn lane in this segment of US-31 will improve traffic flow and safety by providing a dedicated lane for vehicles turning into businesses or side streets along the…

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Terence Williamson, left, and his teammate pose with the 2020 Grand National Calling Championship trophy

There’s never any question about who’s providing the turkey on Thanksgiving at Terence Williamson’s house.

Some things just don’t need questioning.

The flexibility to do stuff outside of work and have a work-life balance was important to me. ALDOT is a great place to work because of that and I honestly love working here.

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Motorists are now traveling toll-free on the Beach Express Bridge following the removal of the toll at noon on May 23.

ALDOT urges all drivers using the Beach Express Bridge to remain aware of reduced speed limits of 15 mph as they approach the plaza structure. With the Memorial Day holiday weekend in full swing,…

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