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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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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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ALDOT crews remove storm debris from SR-40 between SR-71 and SR-75 in Jackson County.

ALDOT and other responders worked Thursday to clear highways in Jackson and DeKalb counties following overnight storms and a tornado.

Part of SR-40 in Jackson County near Henager remained closed to traffic. The area, between SR-71 and SR-75, was filled with downed trees, powerlines, and debris.

ALDOT responded late Wednesday to begin removing fallen trees…

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Our Roads, Our Safety Week (May 5-11, 2024)

The Alabama Department of Transportation is joining the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to raise awareness and share actionable information on improving road safety by supporting Our Roads, Our Safety® Week. The annual safety observance is taking place May 5-11, 2024, and is dedicated to educating all road users on…

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Contractor employees remove traffic control to open all lanes on I-85 North at Wrights Mill Road.

All lanes on the I-85 North are open to traffic at Wright Mills Road bridge.

The outside lane has been closed since last week as the contractor made repairs to the Wrights Mill Road bridge. 

On Monday, May 6, the contractor poured concrete and then began minor work on the interstate.

Wrights Mill Road bridge…

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ALDOT employees work around the clock, including weekends, to ensure efficient traffic management during peak seasonal activities

The Alabama Department of Transportation Southwest Region is making strategic moves in preparation for the upcoming spring and summer traffic surge, with the department’s Traffic Management Center (TMC) shifting to spring and summertime monitoring status. This annual transition, which occurs each mid-spring, involves deploying additional staff around the clock, including weekends, to ensure efficient traffic…

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ALGO Kiosk in the Lanett Welcome Center

Did you know that the opening of the Lanett Welcome Center in January 2022, was also the launch of ALGO Kiosks in Alabama welcome centers and rest areas. This was developed as an additional component of ALGO Traffic to provide traveler information to the public visiting ALDOT maintained facilities. The ALGO Kiosk displays current travel…

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Contractor makes repairs to the Wrights Mill Road bridge.

Repairs to the damaged Wrights Mill Road bridge continued throughout the weekend.

On Monday, May 6, the contractor was able to pour concrete.  The contractor will continue with minor work while waiting on the concrete to cure. 

Once the concrete has completed curing, the bridge will be reopened and the contractor will begin removing the…

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