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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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Work is beginning on US-43 in Clarke County

In a significant move aimed at enhancing road safety and traffic efficiency, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has commenced a crucial infrastructure project along US-43 in Clarke County this week. The project, which focuses on adding a vital center turn lane between the cities of Grove Hill and Jackson, marks a proactive step to…

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May is Youth Traffic Safety Month

As temperatures rise and the school year ends, May marks National Youth Traffic Safety Month. It is a crucial time to raise awareness about road and driving safety for young drivers. Teenagers are at a higher risk on the road and traffic crashes are a leading cause of death…

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National Work Zone Safety Week is April 15 through 19, but drivers should drive safely in work zones year round.

Every driver encounters them: those orange cone-filled stretches of road that seem like a recipe for frustration. But work zones are more than just a traffic nuisance – they’re areas where people are hard at work to improve our roadways.

National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 15 through 19, but drivers should drive safely…

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Representatives from ALDOT, AGC, ALEA, and ARBA attended the joint press conference to kick off National Work Zone Awareness Week.

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) held a joint press conference at Thompson Engineering in Mobile today, April 15, to officially kick off the 2024 National Work Zone Awareness Week campaign.

Representatives from ALDOT, AGC, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) and the Alabama Road Builders Association (ARBA)…

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