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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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I-10 widening in Mobile is nearing completion.

Making travel safer, faster and more efficient for both passenger and commercial traffic are the goals of interstate roadway projects. In the southern part of Alabama, current widening projects include I-10 and I-65.

The latest ALDOT interstate project is the widening of approximately 5 miles of both east and westbound lanes of I-10 from March…

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US-43 resurfacing map

The Alabama Department of Transportation plans to resurface, install guardrail and place new traffic striping on a portion of US-43 in northern Tuscaloosa County from near Northside Road to the Fayette County line to improve mobility and safety.

The 8.5-mile project is expected to begin Wednesday, April 3 and will continue until late summer 2024,…

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ALDOT's Code of the Road Safety Campaign

ALDOT has a new campaign from Drive Safe Alabama called Code of the Road. If you keep your eyes peeled, you’ll see billboards all around the state encouraging drivers to “Click the seat belt, not the like button.” This is in effort to drive down the more than 144,000 crashes happening on Alabama roads.

This…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation will begin resurfacing US-29 in Troy, Monday, April 1, weather permitting.

Lane closures are expected throughout the project.  Travelers should plan accordingly for delays and be mindful of people and equipment in the work zone.

Visit ALGOtraffic.com or download the ALGO Traffic app for real-time traffic and road condition information and…

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Chattahoochee Bridge over US-82 in Eufaula

Traffic on the Chattahoochee River bridge on US-82 in Eufaula will shift to two lanes on Monday, April 1, weather permitting.   

The contractor will utilize the traffic shift and reduced lanes to progress work on the project.

All lanes are expected to reopen by July 2024.

The painting and rehabilitation project began in September…

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The Grand Bay Welcome Center introduces visitors to the beauty and culture of Alabama's Gulf Coast.

The Grand Bay Welcome Center located on I-10 at the Alabama / Mississippi state line is more than a pitstop on the way to the beaches. From the lighthouse on top of the welcome center to the mosaic sea creatures in its floor, this roadside stop showcases the beauty and culture of Alabama’s Gulf Coast….

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The new LED lighting on US-43 in Washington County

In 2022, the Washington County Commission was awarded an Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program-II (ATRIP-II) grant to construct safety improvements, including new lighting at the intersection of US-43 and SR-56. The ATRIP-II program is designed to rehabilitate and improve transportation infrastructure by funding projects of local interest, proposed by one or more local governments,…

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Bridge replacement and intersection improvements on SR-5 over SR-69

Weather permitting, a portion of SR-69 in Jasper will be closed in both directions beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, April 1, through midnight on Friday, April 5. The closure will be limited to the area near SR-5. The closure will allow contractors to place girders for a new bridge and perform other necessary work…

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Sepulga River bridge replacement over I-65

As work continues on the I-65 bridge replacement project in Conecuh County, drivers should expect to see reduced speed limits. Motorists should also expect possible daily left lane closures in each direction between March 25 and March 28 from approximately 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Motorist should stay alert and watch for construction vehicles entering…

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