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Ivey: $550 Million coming to Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project

Following notification of the grant awards to the Alabama Congressional Delegation, Governor Kay Ivey today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a $550 million discretionary grant from the Bridge Investment Program to the Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project.

The major grant award is believed to be one of the largest...

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Traffic signal efficiency is revolutionizing the way drivers experience their daily commutes.

Menasse Kumlachew, the Signal Systems Engineer with the Alabama Department of Transportation’s West Central Region, is behind the scenes monitoring traffic signals for any issues or alerts from motorists.

Kumlachew can direct technicians to fix flashing signals, adjust signal timings and update signal…

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A reconstructed segment of northbound I-59 in DeKalb County opened to traffic today.

A four-mile segment of reconstructed I-59 northbound in DeKalb County opened to traffic this morning. It includes the northbound Exit 231 ramps at SR-40/SR-117 in Hammondville.

Contractor A.G. Peltz Group replaced the old roadway with a new concrete roadway between milepost 229 and milepost 233.5. This concludes the first phase of a $40.8 million project…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is actively seeking qualified and energetic individuals to join its team. With a mission to support and enhance Alabama’s transportation system, ALDOT offers a rewarding career that promises professional growth and a balanced and fulfilling work life.

ALDOT is known for its commitment to its employees, providing competitive pay,…

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Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg formally announced that the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) was awarded $550 million for the I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway project. The new bridge and bayway will support local businesses and the national economy through a more efficient movement of goods along Interstate 10, a critical corridor for…

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On the official detour, traffic will be rerouted into Tennessee, through South Pittsburg and Sewanee, then back into Alabama.

CSX will close the railroad crossing on SR-117 in the Bass Community of Jackson County from 6 a.m. Saturday, July 20, to the evening of Sunday, July 21.

Message boards and signs will be in place to direct motorists. The detour is US-72 to SR-156 at South Pittsburg, Tenn., to US-41A to SR-56 at Sewanee…

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A rendering of the roundabouts coming to Mountain Brook Village to help with traffic congestion

Two new roundabouts are coming to Mountain Brook Village to help with traffic congestion.

The project is happening right in the middle of Birmingham and Mountain Brook city limits at the intersection of the US-280 off ramp, Cahaba Road, Chester Road, and Lane Park Road near the Birmingham Zoo.

Because it straddles the two cities,…

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a $550 million discretionary grant from the Bridge Investment Program to the Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project.

Following notification of the grant awards to the Alabama Congressional Delegation, Governor Kay Ivey today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a $550 million discretionary grant from the Bridge Investment Program to the Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project.

The major grant award is believed to be one of the largest…

Read More “Ivey: $550 Million coming to Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project”

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