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The Alabama Department of Transportation works tirelessly to keep our state’s transportation system running smoothly. But whether you have a question, a concern, or just want to stay up-to-date on the latest projects, you might be wondering how to connect with us.

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Mardi Gras revelers enjoy parades in Mobile

Mardi Gras season in Mobile is no stranger to traffic backups as thousands of revelers converge for the excitement of each parade that rolls through downtown streets.

For the past two years, a team of ALDOT and city traffic engineers has staged a one-of-a-kind monitoring center designed to ease congestion by keep up with traffic…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that beginning Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, north and southbound rest areas on Interstate 85 in Macon County will be closed for maintenance.   

While the restroom facilities will be closed, the grounds will remain open for travelers to safely take breaks from driving. 

Maintenance should…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation responded in force as road conditions across west-central Alabama deteriorated in mid-January due to a winter storm.

In the West Central Region, crews treated and cleared approximately 9,500 lane miles of state-maintained roads and bridges and worked diligently to alleviate icy conditions. ALDOT’s Fayette Area treated or plowed approximately 7,500…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation is monitoring the potential for severe winter weather to create hazardous conditions across Alabama beginning Sunday, Jan. 14.

In areas anticipated to experience the most severe conditions, ALDOT personnel are monitoring forecasts and roadway conditions with equipment prepared to pretreat roads this weekend if conditions allow. Crews are prepared to…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation is preparing for severe weather impacts associated with the storms expected to move through the state Monday evening and Tuesday morning.

ALDOT is monitoring the weather with help from the National Weather Service, Alabama Emergency Management Agency, and other partners across the state. Following the storm, ALDOT’s priority will be to…

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On Monday, January 8, 2024, the Alabama Department of Transportation announced changes that will improve traffic and pedestrian movements on the campus of Jacksonville State University and the square in downtown Jacksonville.

Some of the on-campus changes being planned are an extensive amount of new sidewalk added along State Route 204, as well as the addition…

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Alabama road signs mark projects funded by the Rebuild Alabama Act

We all need a helping hand sometimes, and for many cities and counties across the state the Rebuild Alabama Act is exactly that.

The Alabama Legislature passed the Rebuild Alabama Act in 2019, raising the gas tax for the first time since 1992. The 6-cent increase was gradually implemented over three years, bringing the gas…

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