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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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Motorists are traveling toll-free on the Baldwin Beach Express Bridge

As of noon today, motorists are traveling toll-free on the Baldwin Beach Express Bridge. This change comes after ALDOT acquired the bridge for $57 million. The toll removal is effective at noon on May 23, 2024.

The transition to a toll-free bridge aims to provide unrestricted access, facilitating easier and more efficient travel for all…

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Governor Kay Ivey gave remarks and ceremonially signed paperwork accepting locally-owned roadway and right of way assets related to the state’s purchase of the Foley Beach Express toll bridge

Governor Kay Ivey today joined local officials in Baldwin County to sign paperwork that finalizes the state of Alabama’s purchase of the Foley Beach Express toll bridge.

The chairman of the Baldwin County Commission and the mayors of Foley, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach all joined Governor Ivey at Foley City Hall on the eve…

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ALDOT's annual ROADeo event was held on May 15 in Montgomery

The annual Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) state ROADeo was held May 15 in Montgomery. This competition puts ALDOT’s most skilled equipment operators to the test. These operators competed in various categories, showcasing their expertise in maneuvering large vehicles and equipment through challenging courses and demonstrating their ability to operate efficiently, precisely, and safely. ROADeo…

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Beach Express toll plaza

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:

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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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