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ALDOT, Gulf Shores Mayor Craft applaud Alabama Supreme Court decision on new Intercoastal Waterway bridge — ‘An important victory’

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) released a statement Friday following the ruling of the Alabama Supreme Court concerning a bridge in south Baldwin County.

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Supreme Court reverses preliminary injunction on building of Baldwin County bridge

The Supreme Court of Alabama ruled in favor of the Alabama Department of Transportation’s director John Cooper in his case appealing a preliminary injunction halting the construction of a bridge in south Baldwin County. The Court ordered the lower court must reverse that preliminary injunction.

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State Sen. Albritton: ALDOT 'difficult' to work with — Agency's priorities need to be 'more reflective of what the state needs'

A common refrain from members of the legislature is the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is a problematic agency to work with and function with little to no input from lawmakers.

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Despite repeated pleas to ALDOT for improvement, fatality-plagued State Hwy 160 collapses in Blount County

A section of Alabama Highway 160 in Blount County collapsed Sunday night, according to the Blount County Emergency Management Agency.

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Will Ainsworth: ALDOT director John Cooper would be fired if I were governor

When it comes to Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) Director John Cooper, Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth doesn’t mince words.

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DOJ suing ALDOT for not re-hiring worker who was thrown off back of truck, claims violation of ADA

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a civil rights lawsuit Monday against the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), claiming a maintenance technician who was injured on the job was denied re-hiring.

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Criminal trial for ALDOT director Cooper delayed after civil suit filed this month

The trial for Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper has been continued in Marshall County.

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ALDOT director Cooper claims BCBC acted in 'bad faith;' Says preliminary injunction costing millions

The Supreme Court of Alabama is reviewing a brief filed in the case of Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper, in which he claims a lower court's decision issuing an injunction halting the building of a bridge in Baldwin County was not legal.

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ALDOT hosting annual conference same week as director Cooper's harassment trial

This year, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is hosting the 82nd Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. The conference will be in Mobile from August 5-9, just days after director John Cooper is set to go to trial on a harassment charge.

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Daphne's Interstate 10-Alabama Highway 181 'Diverging Diamond' intersection designated the 'Senator Trip Pittman Interchange'

Alabama's first "diverging diamond" interchange opened in 2020 at the intersection of Interstate 10 and Alabama Highway 181 near Daphne.

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Tim James: Baldwin County bridge lawsuit against ALDOT director should matter to everyone

As 1819 News previously reported, former gubernatorial candidate Tim James has a unique perspective in a legal battle going on between Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) director John Cooper and the Baldwin County Bridge Company (BCBC).

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‘He threatened to shoot me’: Man who pressed charges against ALDOT director John Cooper details harassment claim

A man who says he just wants to enjoy his property is now in the middle of a legal battle with the director of the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT). But the property dispute is not over state-owned land, it’s over personal property and now criminal charges are involved.

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State Sen. Elliott blasts Ivey for Baldwin County bridge turmoil — 'The buck stops with her,' 'Failure of leadership at the highest level'

Last week, the Alabama Supreme Court dealt a devastating blow to the Ivey administration and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) regarding its handling of a bridge project over the Intracoastal Waterway in South Baldwin County.

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ALDOT 'optimistic' after Alabama Supreme Court denies its emergency motion to resume Baldwin County bridge project

The Alabama Department of Transportation is optimistic about the road ahead concerning the building of a bridge in south Baldwin County.

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Alabama Supreme Court denies emergency stay in Baldwin County Bridge Company case against ALDOT

The Supreme Court of Alabama denied a motion by the Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper to continue work on a south Alabama bridge while a lower court’s decision is being appealed.

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Gulf Shores mayor cancels press conference on bridge construction; Being cautious during legal battle

1819 News called and emailed Craft, asking several questions about his position on the decision and about what will happen next. However, he is unable to answer those questions after he said he was advised to wait until a decision is made by the Supreme Court.

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Tim James: ALDOT director should be held personally responsible for 'waste of taxpayer dollars' on Baldwin County bridge project

Former gubernatorial candidate Tim James has a unique perspective on the building of a new bridge over the Intercoastal Waterway in Baldwin County.

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Baldwin County bridge builder Scott Bridge Co. 'flat-out' shut down after court ruling; Praying for answers, still paying employees

The owner of the bridge company selected to build a new bridge in South Baldwin County has found himself in the middle of a legal standoff forcing him to stop the work on the project.

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ALDOT plans to continue fight for new Baldwin County bridge after judge calls it a 'scheme' wasting millions in public funds

The Alabama Department of Transportation plans to continue the fight for a new, free bridge in Baldwin County after the construction of the bridge was halted Wednesday when Judge Jimmy Pool ordered a preliminary injunction.

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Pringle ends hold on 21 ALDOT contracts

House Pro-Tempore Chris Pringle (R-Mobile) said on Friday he’d dropped holds he’d placed on 21 transportation contracts on Thursday. 

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House Pro-Tem Pringle: ALDOT director John Cooper is a ‘tyrant’

State Rep. Chris Pringle (R-Mobile) called Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) Director John Cooper a ‘tyrant’ and placed a hold on 21 transportation contracts on Thursday.

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ALDOT director Cooper says bridge company plans 'useless as a screen door on a submarine'

The judge in the case of Baldwin County Bridge Company, LLC v. John R. Cooper, in his official capacity as director of the Alabama Department of Transportation extended a deadline for both parties to submit proposed orders.

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Testimony reveals ALDOT director wanted to complete Baldwin County bridge before retirement

Testimony in the case of Baldwin County Bridge Company, LLC v. John R. Cooper gave a bit of insight into the motivation of the Alabama Department of Transportation’s (ALDOT) director in getting a new bridge built in south Alabama.

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Ivey: Construction to resume on Birmingham’s estimated $5.44 billion ‘Northern Beltline’ with $489 million in federal funding for the next five years

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that construction will begin soon on a 10-mile four-lane road connecting Highway 31 and State Route 75.

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Judge extends hearing in suit by owner of Foley Beach Express; Possible ALDOT witnesses revealed

The remaining dates for preliminary injunction hearings in the Baldwin County Bridge Company (BCBC) lawsuit against the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) director have been changed after both parties agreed they needed more time.

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Ivey seeking $50,000 in taxpayer money to hire Maynard Cooper & Gale outside counsel to conceal texts, emails in bridge lawsuit

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey plans to request $50,000 to pay an attorney to assist her office with protecting texts and emails sent from state officials concerning the plans to build a new bridge in Baldwin County.

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Scott Bridge Company removed from lawsuit against ALDOT in Baldwin County bridge controversy; Judge says ALDOT spokesman disclosed confidential material to media

What was supposed to be three days of hearings in the case of Baldwin County Bridge Company LLC v. Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) Director John Cooper, continues Monday after being extended to four days.

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