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    ALDOT to repair approaches to 2 bridges over I-65 in Morgan...

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    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. - ALDOT will repair the approaches to two bridges carrying local roads over Interstate 65 in Morgan County in the coming...

    ALDOT: Alabama law focuses on distracted driving

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – A new state law seeks to drive down motor vehicle-related fatalities caused by distracted driving.  In 2022, almost 7% of all motor...

    ALDOT responds to clear I-65 following crash in Cullman County

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    A Friday morning crash involving a commercial vehicle on I-65 close to mile marker 313, near Vinemont in Cullman County, left a tangled section...

    Crews continue to patch potholes on I-65 in Morgan County

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    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...

    ALDOT performing drilling and testing on I-65 this week

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - In preparation for future resurfacing of Interstate 65 in Morgan County and parts of Limestone and Cullman counties, Alabama Department of...

    ALDOT: I-65 bridge rehab project to start soon

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Preparations are underway for a major rehabilitation project on the Interstate 65 Tennessee River Bridges. Nighttime lane closures are anticipated to...

    ‘The potential here is remarkable’

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The ribbon was cut on Cullman Regional Airport’s newly refurbished runway 2/20 Thursday, a little more than a month before the...

    Expect lane closures for I-65N repairs; expected March 21-30

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that ALDOT maintenance crews will be working on Interstate 65 northbound near Exit 318...

    Governor Ivey announces another round of local projects funded by Rebuild...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that more than $5 million in state funding is being awarded to cities and counties...

    Recent briefing gives positive updates on Highway 157construction progress

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The construction on Alabama Highway 157 is well underway as Chilton Contractors Inc. work on the two-lane northbound roadway. The plans...

    U.S. 31 to stop traffic for bridge work March 10

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    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that traffic on U.S. 31 between Hartselle and Falkville will be stopped as girders are...

    ALDOT: Hazardous conditions remain; avoid nonessential travel

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) continues working to clear routes of snow and ice across much of North Alabama today,...

    ALDOT warns motorists against nonessential travel through Friday

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency advise motorists that existing icy conditions on roads across...

    ALDOT: Motorists strongly urged to avoid travel into Wednesday

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency advise motorists that freezing rain will likely coat roads...

    ALDOT prepping for possibility of icing

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is monitoring weather forecasts and preparing for potentially icy conditions on roadways across much of...

    Dusting of snow possible tonight; ALDOT encourages caution

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - According to the National Weather Service, a winter storm system may bring a mixture of light wintry precipitation or snow to...

    ‘A great day in Cullman and the state of Alabama’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), City of Cullman, Cullman Economic Development Agency (CEDA) and Cullman County’s legislative delegation on Thursday...

    U.S. 231 bridges now open to traffic

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that both roadways of U.S. Highway 231 between Lacey’s Spring and Morgan City,...

    U.S. 231 in Morgan Co. scheduled to re-open Monday

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    LACEY'S SPRING, Ala. - The stretch of U.S. Highway 231 in Morgan County that has been closed since February due to cracking of the...

    I-65 resurfacing through Cullman Co. switching to daytime Sept. 21; expect...

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -  The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that resurfacing on Interstate 65 in Cullman County will switch from nighttime work...

    U.S. 31 repairs to begin Sept. 9

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Wednesday morning, Sept. 9, Good Hope Contracting will begin work on a $268,967 contract to repair/patch a 2.5-mile stretch of the...

    ALDOT halts construction on interstates for Labor Day holiday

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – To accommodate expected higher traffic volume during the Labor Day holiday weekend and for the safety of the traveling public and...

    Guardrail installation: ‘It makes it a safer campus for us’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. –  A guardrail was installed this past year along U.S. Highway 278 West down the perimeter of the West Elementary School campus,...

    Cost of littering on the rise in Alabama; ALDOT campaign highlights...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Litter continues to be an issue along Alabama roadways, and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has launched an anti-litter campaign...

    (Updated) Gudger, Shedd speak about need for red light at Hwy....

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    Updated 6-9-20 at 6:06 p.m. with a statement from ALDOT CULLMAN, Ala. - After a fatal two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Alabama Highway 157...

    ALDOT:  U.S. 278 bridge at St. Bernard down to 1 lane...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) on Thursday announced statewide bridge crews will be repairing the U.S. Highway 278 bridge over...

    Work zone crashes up in Alabama: Work Zone Awareness Week April...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Work zone crashes and fatalities on Alabama roads are up. As National Work Zone Awareness Week begins today, the Alabama Department...

    U.S. 31 lane to be closed near Olive St.

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    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that contractor Wiregrass Construction will temporarily close the inside southbound lane of U.S. 31 north of Olive Street...

    COVID-19: ALDOT announces operational plans in response to outbreak

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) on Tuesday announced how it will conduct operations during the national effort to prevent the...

    Extended closure of U.S. Hwy. 231 in Lacey’s Spring expected due...

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    LACEY’S SPRING, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) said Thursday to “expect an extended closure for U.S. (Highway) 231 southbound and northbound”...

    Tennessee River bridge to be repaired

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    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that crews will repair the deck of the Tennessee River Bridge on Interstate 65 northbound...

    Gudger to continue to ‘actively push’ for repaving CR 1564, Hwy....

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) Thursday morning announced 31 projects, totaling $7 million, selected for funding...

    Hanceville awarded $250K for Commercial St. drainage, repaving

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The City of Hanceville has been awarded $250,000 for resurfacing of and drainage work on Commercial Street from U.S. Highway 31...

    EXPECT DELAYS: Lane closure I-65 N at Lacon Thursday

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists to expect a single-lane closure on Interstate 65 northbound near mile marker 319, north...

    Exclusive: ALDOT installs radar-based safety devices at Hwy. 278/CR 831 intersection,...

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    BETHEL COMMUNITY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) on Tuesday morning installed a new safety system at the dangerous intersection of U.S. Highway 278...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: NB I-65 at Lacon, from Exit 318 to 322,...

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will repair the Interstate 65 northbound bridge over Flint Creek near Lacon Sunday, Sept. 22...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: 1 NB lane of I-65 at Lacon to be...

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that the outside northbound lane of Interstate 65 at Exit 318 at Lacon...

    Buckle up and keep right: New highway safety laws go into...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – As traffic volumes increase on Alabama highways this Labor Day holiday weekend, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is making motorists...

    ALDOT updates response to Hwy. 278/CR 831 safety concerns

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    LOGAN, Ala. - After the most recent accident at the U.S. Highway 278/County Road 831 intersection in west Cullman County, several area residents contacted...

    ALDOT responds to request for safety upgrades at Hwy. 278/CR 831;...

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    LOGAN, Ala. - After contacting the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) to request safety upgrades such as a traffic light at the intersection of...

    ALDOT Road Update for Fourth of July Holiday Travel

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    Buckle up and drive alert ALDOT Road Update for Fourth of July Holiday Travel MONTGOMERY, Ala. – As an added precaution during the heavily traveled...

    I-65 night resurfacing to start June 2 in Cullman, Morgan Counties

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that contractor Wiregrass Construction will begin resurfacing about 3.5 miles of Interstate 65...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: I-65 guardrail repairs in Cullman Co. Monday-Wednesday this week

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that crews will be repairing guardrail next week at various locations on Interstate...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews to repair I-65 guardrail at Lacon Tuesday-Thursday, May...

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that crews will be repairing guardrail on Interstate 65 northbound just north of...

    Work zone crashes up in Alabama

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Work zone crashes and fatalities on Alabama roads are up. As National Work Zone Awareness Week begins today, the Alabama Department...

    I-65 lane closures in Cullman County beginning March 27

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    UPDATE from ALDOT March 26 at 9:37 a.m.: "The work on I-65 in Cullman County for Wednesday night and Thursday has been canceled and...

    I-65 N lane closure March 5-6

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -  The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists to expect closure of the outside lane and shoulder of Interstate 65 northbound...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: I-65 lane closures planned for Feb. 14

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    HUNTSVILLE - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists the following lane closures are planned for Thursday, Feb. 14, on Interstate 65 in...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures planned for I-65, U.S. 231 Feb. 1,...

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    HUNTSVILLE - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that the following lane closures are planned: The outside lane and shoulder of Interstate 65...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: I-65 lane closures Wednesday, Jan. 30

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    HUNTSVILLE - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists the following lane closures will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday,...

    ALDOT preparing roadways for snow and ice

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    Photo shows Alabama Highway 157 looking up to the large hill beside the Cullman Stockyard in January 2018. (Cullman Tribune file photo) HUNTSVILLE - The...

    I-65 N lane closure at Lacon planned for Thursday, Jan. 24

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    HUNTSVILLE - The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that the northbound outside lane and shoulder at Exit 318 (U.S. 31 Lacon) in Morgan...

    I-65 lane closures set for Monday, Tuesday

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    HUNTSVILLE - The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that lane closures are planned for Interstate 65 this week for pole installations, if weather...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: I-65 lane closures planned for Jan. 16

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    HUNTSVILLE - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists to expect two lane closures Wednesday, Jan. 16, on Interstate 65 in Morgan County. The...

    ALDOT’s tentative 5-year plan includes extra lanes for Hwy. 157 in...

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    Alabama Highway 157’s “bridges to nowhere” could soon have somewhere to go; road construction is slated to begin in November 2019. (Maggie Darnell for...

    UPDATE: I-65S at 319 now open

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    Latest updates on I-65 South closure at mile marker 319: UPDATE from ALEA 9-21-18 3:12 p.m. I-65 S at 319 is now open. UPDATE from ALEA 9-21-18...

    LATEST: I-65S at 319 remains closed; detour still in place

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    Click here for the latest. Latest updates on I-65 South closure at mile marker 319: UPDATE from ALDOT 9-20-18 10:09 a.m. "Update: The bridge abutment and deck...

    ALDOT: Traffic shifting for U.S. 278 bridge replacement at Brindley Creek

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    CULLMAN- The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is placing temporary concrete barriers for the eastbound bridge replacement on U.S. Highway 278 at Brindley Creek...

    ALDOT: Plan ahead for Labor Day travel; Road construction, lane closures...

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    MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Department of Transportation urges motorists to drive safely as the Labor Day holiday and college football games are expected to...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: I-65 lane closures for guardrail repair

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    HUNTSVILLE - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is advising motorists to expect the following lane and shoulder closures for guardrail repairs on Interstate...

    ALDOT 4th of July holiday travel update

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    MONTGOMERY – As an added precaution during the heavily traveled Fourth of July holiday, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is doing its part...

    ALDOT: Drive alert and prepare for increased traffic this holiday weekend

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    MONTGOMERY – For the safety of the traveling public, construction industry workers and maintenance crews, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will limit temporary...

    I-65 rehab project update: Exit 305 south to Blount County line

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    CULLMAN - The Interstate 65 rehabilitation project from south of Exit 305 to the Blount County line continues. Work will be ongoing Sunday through...

    Expect delays on I-65 South near Colony exit this weekend, April...

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    CULLMAN - The outside southbound lane of Interstate 65 at Exit 291 (Colony) will be closed this weekend. According to the Alabama Department of...

    Alabama goes orange for Work Zone Awareness Week April 9-13

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    MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Transportation encourages motorists to observe National Work Zone Awareness Week on April 9-13 by slowing down in work...

    4-way stop now in place at dangerous Hanceville intersection

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    New stop signs greet motorists approaching Edmondson Road on Alabama Highway 91. / W.C. Mann HANCEVILLE - Crews from the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT)...

    ALDOT: After snowfall, expect icy conditions until temperatures rebound

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    MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is continuing to warn Alabamians to expect icy roadways and bridges until temperatures return to above freezing. While all...

    UPDATE: Road conditions

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    These Cullman Police Department vehicles, pictured on Jan. 16, have been used in past snow events to help remove stranded vehicles. / Noah Galilee Updated...

    ALDOT, Alabama EMA: winter weather will bring dangerous conditions

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    ALDOT is preparing Alabama roads for winter weather. / Photo, taken Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, is courtesy of photographer Bill Castle/ABC3340.   MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of...

    ALDOT prepared for approaching winter weather

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    MONTGOMERY – With temperatures dropping below freezing and rain predicted for Friday through early Saturday, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) encourages motorists to...

    4-way stop coming to notorious Hanceville intersection

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    HANCEVILLE - After multiple deadly accidents, the latest on Jan. 4, 2018, and a wave of community action reaching out to state authorities from...

    Community response to crashes at AL 91 intersection brings ALDOT to...

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    Mayor Kenneth Nail, along with members of Hanceville’s City Council and other officials, met with ALDOT’s John Cooper at the intersection of Alabama Highway...

    TRIBUNE EXCLUSIVE: County commissioners, county engineer respond to road concerns

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    Cullman County has 2,393 miles of roads, more than 1,500 of which are maintained by the Cullman County Road Department.  CULLMAN - A while...

    THURSDAY: I-65 lane closure in south Morgan Co.

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    HUNTSVILLE - The outside lane and shoulder of Interstate 65 northbound near mile marker 319 (south of the Falkville exit and north of the...

    ALDOT reminds drivers to drive responsibly this holiday season

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    MONTGOMERY – With the highest year-end travel volume on record expected* and those road trips taking as much as three times longer than normal**,...

    2 workers struck on I-65 Wednesday morning

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    CULLMAN COUNTY - Two men working as contract construction workers for the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) were struck by a vehicle on Interstate...

    State Troopers: Buckle up, slow down and drive alert this Thanksgiving...

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    Photo courtesy of Drive Safe Alabama MONTGOMERY – To ease Thanksgiving traffic congestion statewide and as an added safety precaution, the Alabama Department of Transportation...

    Turn signal ahead for AL 69/Cherokee Avenue at Olive Street in...

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    Updated 10-2-17 CULLMAN - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) announced Friday that a flashing yellow arrow turn signal will be installed on Tuesday, Oct....

    ALEA issues safety advisory for roadways and waterways this Labor Day...

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    MONTGOMERY - Labor Day weekend, summer’s season finale, typically draws heavier-than-usual traffic on Alabama’s roadways and waterways. “Safety is one of our top priorities throughout...

    ALDOT addresses annoying concrete dividers on Hwy. 278

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    CULLMAN -  Many, many Cullman residents have expressed frustration, aggravation and concern over the seemingly endless barriers and dividers that have appeared along U.S....

    ALDOT advises drivers about road safety during eclipse

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    MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Transportation is advising motorists to maintain safe driving behaviors during the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. Drivers are...

    ALDOT: Top 2 ways to make 4th of July travel safe

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    MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is asking drivers to do their part to make this a fatality-free 4th of July on...

    No longer a 4-lane: new lanes causing confusion on Hwy 278...

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    Some eastbound motorists are confusing the St. Bernard turn lane (between double yellow lines) for the passing lane that previously began just up the...

    Lane closure today on I-65 N, south of Exit 291

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    CULLMAN - Due to ongoing concrete slab replacement, the outside lane of Interstate 65 northbound just south of Exit 291 (Alabama 91), in southern...

    Nighttime I-65 N lane closures begin tonight, from Blount Co. to...

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    CULLMAN - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) says that nighttime Interstate 65 North lane closures will begin tonight, May 1 and last throughout...

    Work begins on U.S. 278 to AL 69 junction

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    CULLMAN - Road construction has begun on U.S. Highway 278 in Cullman County. The project affects Highway 278, from just west of I-65, all...

    I-65 N at Exit 318 will be down to 1 lane...

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    CULLMAN - Interstate 65 northbound at Exit 318/Lacon will be down to one lane from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on both Tuesday and Wednesday of...

    Chairman Walker defends commission’s support of 3-cent gas tax

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    CULLMAN - On Tuesday, the Cullman County Commission voted to support a 3-cent per gallon gasoline tax to fund a $1.2 billion bond issue...

    Shedd: Let the people decide if they want a gas tax

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    CULLMAN - Yesterday, the Cullman County Commission voted to support a 3-cent per gallon gasoline tax to fund a $1.2 billion bond issue that...

    ALDOT updates: state roads prepared, motorists urged to use ALGOTraffic.com

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    Crews from the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) were out early Thursday morning applying liquid de-icer to Interstate 65 in Cullman County. Image courtesy...

    I-65 lane closure planned for bridge deck repair near exit 318,...

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    HUNTSVILLE -The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that the outside northbound lane of Interstate 65 about one mile north of Exit 318...

    I-65 lane closure planned for bridge deck repair near Hartselle

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    HUNTSVILLE - The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that the outside southbound lane of Interstate 65 at milepost 324.5, south of Thompson Road...

    ALDOT: Don’t veer for deer (and other tips)

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    MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is warning drivers that the fall and winter months present an increased danger of vehicle collisions...

    Phase 2 repairs underway on Hwy. 278 W at New Bridge

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    CULLMAN - Phase two of the repair work on U.S. Highway 278 West at New Bridge/Kugler Creek is now underway, according to the Alabama...

    ALDOT: New effort to ease traffic congestion announced on Fourth of...

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    MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Transportation Thursday announced a data-sharing partnership with Waze (http://www.waze.com), the free, real-time crowdsourced navigation app powered by the...

    ALDOT highway reminders for Fourth of July holiday travel

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    MONTGOMERY - Drivers taking to Alabama roads during the Fourth of July holiday should plan for increased traffic and allow extra time to reach...

    ALDOT urges motorists to drive safely over the Memorial Day holiday

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    MONTGOMERY – The number of vehicles on Alabama highways during the Memorial Day holiday is expected to be higher than normal as the summer...

    ALDOT holds public meeting on 278 repaving project

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    Father Marcus Voss and Mayor Max A. Townson voicing their continued concerns over the lack of a traffic signal at the entrance to St....

    Night paving on I-65 near Co. Rd. 222 planned, expect temporary...

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    HUNTSVILLE - The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that nighttime paving operations will take place on Interstate 65 near Cullman County Road 222...

    Cullman City Council: 4 Cullman Police officers commended; financial impact of...

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    Photo: Mayor Max A. Townson, Councilman Andy Page and Officers Todd Craig, Terry Heaton, Joey Duncan, Tim Nalley and Intae Suh CULLMAN - The Cullman...