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Elliott 'thrilled' ALDOT spending $60M on Baldwin County bridge; Says plans may not be concrete

State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) says there are still conversations to be had about how to use the Foley Beach Express bridge once ALDOT buys it.

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Baldwin County Bridge Company trial date set for case against ALDOT Director Cooper

A trial date has been set for the case involving Baldwin County Bridge Company versus Alabama Department of Transportation Director John Cooper. Both parties agreed Tuesday to schedule the trial for Aug. 12, 2024.

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Toll bridge fight not over in Baldwin County; Case heading back to court this month

The Baldwin County Bridge Company (BCBC) versus Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) saga is not over.

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How much has Orange Beach made off the toll bridge?

The City of Orange Beach gets 30 cents per car that travels across the Intercoastal Waterway via the Beach Express toll bridge. The fact that the city gets money from the toll has been a talking point for those supporting a new taxpayer-paid bridge nearby.

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Baldwin County Bridge Company hikes tolls, blames ALDOT director Cooper for increase

The Baldwin County Bridge Company increased rates Wednesday following a Supreme Court ruling in favor of Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper.

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Baldwin County Bridge Company ‘disappointed’ with Supreme Court decision; says opinion reveals 'terrifying reality' in Alabama

A representative for the Baldwin County Bridge Company released a statement on behalf of Neal Belitsky, president of the company.

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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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New Publix development coming to Foley Beach Express, Medical District made official

The Foley City Council approved a second amendment to the 1999 agreement with the Baldwin County Bridge Company. The council also made the city’s medical district overlay official.

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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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Contract review committee approves $1.4 million legal contract for Balch & Bingham in ALDOT litigation over Baldwin County bridge project

Alabama's Contract Review Committee held a meeting Thursday during which it approved a $600,000 increase in a legal contract for Balch & Bingham law firm to represent the Alabama Department of Transportation in a Baldwin County bridge dispute.

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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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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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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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Judge issues scathing rebuke of ALDOT director Cooper; Says he 'acted in bad faith' towards Baldwin County Bridge Company

A judge ruled Wednesday to grant a preliminary injunction, halting the construction of a new bridge in south Alabama because Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper "acted in bad faith."

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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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ALDOT director takes stand in Baldwin County Bridge Company lawsuit — Ruling could come this week

A judge could make a decision as early as Friday on whether to halt a bridge project in Baldwin County.

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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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Construction on new Baldwin County bridge ramps up as hearings continue in lawsuit against ALDOT

Hearings will resume Wednesday in the case of Baldwin County Bridge Company, LLC v. John R. Cooper.

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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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Bridge company complaints are ‘just bad claims’: ALDOT side revealed in Baldwin County Bridge Company lawsuit hearing

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has responded in court to claims that a bridge project in south Alabama was formulated in bad faith.

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Baldwin County bridge contractor donated thousands to Kay Ivey campaigns; Hearings in case to begin this week

The newest defendant named in the case, Scott Bridge Company, is the company chosen by ALDOT to build the new bridge, and a quick search of campaign contributions with the Secretary of State’s office shows a connection to state leaders.

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