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Motorists travel toll-free on Baldwin Beach Express Bridge following toll removal

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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Rendering of SR-167 and SR-87 roundabout in Pike County

The new roundabout at SR-87 and SR-167 south of Troy in Pike County is nearing completion.

Beginning Monday, March 11, crews will be working on the inside of the roundabout to prepare for the final traffic pattern.  A pilot car and law enforcement will be utilized to direct traffic during this time.

Weather permitting, the…

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Construction in progress on West Fairview Avenue in Montgomery

A roadway and sidewalk improvement project in Montgomery exemplifies how a strong vision for community mobility can have transformative effects.

Construction started Thursday, Feb. 8, on a West Fairview Avenue project in Montgomery that will make the corridor more accessible to businesses, as well as friendlier for pedestrians, bicyclists and vehicles. The city will fund…

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An Alabama Department of Transportation resurfacing project on SR-10 in Barbour and Henry Counties began today.   

The approximate 11-mile project consists of milling, resurfacing, and traffic striping on SR-10 from CR-41 in Blue Springs to just pass CR-25, west of Abbeville.

Lane closures and reduced speed limits are expected throughout the project.  A pilot…

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Preliminary map shown at public meeting in Fall 2022. Minor engineering changes are possible.

An Alabama Department of Transportation project to modify the intersection of US-331 and Hobbie Road/Butler Mill Road in Montgomery County, begins Thursday, March 7, weather permitting.

The project will modify the intersection of US-331 and Hobbie Road/Butler Mill Road into a restricted crossing U-turn intersection (RCUT).

This intersection eliminates left turns from Hobbie Road and…

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The railroad crossing on US-431 near the former Goodyear plant in Gadsden will undergo more than $1 million in upgrades this month.

Motorists accustomed to bracing for bumps at the railroad tracks on US-431/East Meighan Boulevard near the former Goodyear plant in Gadsden can look forward to a smoother, safer crossing thanks to planned upgrades.

However, motorists should brace for short-term delays starting Wednesday, March 13, when OmniTRAX, operator of the Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, begins…

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January's winter storm created potholes on many routes, including parts of I-65 in Morgan County.

The Alabama Department of Transportation is continuing work to fix numerous potholes that appeared on Alabama highways following January’s winter storm. Though patching operations may cause temporary delays for motorists, the repairs will help ensure smoother and safer travel.

Paving operations on I-65 in Morgan County will resume this week

ALDOT is making more extensive…

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Project map of US-231 and US-82 intersection improvements

An Alabama Department of Transportation project to install a continuous “Green T” signal at the intersection of US-231 and US-82 in Montgomery County will begin, Monday, March 4, weather permitting.

The continuous “Green T” signal will give a constant green indication for southbound US-231, while stopping northbound traffic as needed to allow turns to and…

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A breathtaking view of Little River Canyon National Preserve with the Little River Canyon bridge on SR-35 in the background connecting Cherokee and Dekalb counties.

Nestled in the Little River Canyon National Preserve, the Little River Canyon bridge on SR-35 connects Cherokee and Dekalb counties. When this bridge opened in August of 2010, it was the first of its kind in the state. The intent was to integrate the bridge design into the natural terrain of the surrounding preserve.

With…

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