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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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The Alabama Department of Transportation, along with the chairmen of the Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Mobile Metropolitan Planning Organization, today said they will take 60 days to review cost-saving options for constructing the Mobile River Bridge and Bayway to minimize the effects of inflation.

Estimates for the Mobile River Bridge and Bayway…

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Map of resurfacing project on US-31 in McKenzie from the Conecuh county line to SR-55.

An Alabama Department of Transportation resurfacing project on US-31 in McKenzie begins Tuesday, April 9, weather permitting.

The contractor will resurface US-31 from the Conecuh County line to SR-55.  

Lane closures and reduced speed limits are expected throughout the project. Motorists should plan accordingly for delays and be mindful of people and equipment in…

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Crews pouring asphalt on I-65 in Jefferson Count

A smoother road is just ahead for a bumpy section of I-65 from US-31 to University Drive in Birmingham. 

The Alabama Department of Transportation project to repair the uneven roadway will be completed this summer. The work is primarily being performed at night for the safety of motorists and to reduce the interruption to traffic flow…

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Intersection of US-98 and SR-158 Mobile County

Construction of the new US-98 connection to SR-158 at the Mississippi state line is now partially completed and reopened to traffic.

Motorists will no longer need to take previously posted detours. Barricades and detour signage along the project have been removed.

The highly anticipated opening of US-98 at this location will complement the recent…

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Anything that takes attention away from driving can be a distraction.

Nine people are killed and more than 1,000 are injured every day in distracted driving crashes, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. As April marks Distracted Driving Awareness Month, it is crucial to be aware of the importance of safe and focused driving.

Anything that takes attention away from driving can be a…

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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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