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Bridge company lawsuit against ALDOT director officially dismissed

A lawsuit filed by Baldwin County Bridge Company in October 2022 against Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper was officially dismissed Thursday.

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Harassment trial for ALDOT director pushed back for civil case decision

The judge presiding over a criminal case for Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) director John Cooper has pushed back the trial date for the third time.

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Criminal trial for ALDOT director John Cooper delayed for second time in Marshall County

 The criminal trial for Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) director John Cooper has been pushed back once again in Marshall County.

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Legislative delays on ALDOT contracts over West Alabama Corridor dispute ending next week

Alabama Department of Transportation contracts held up by legislators in September over a dispute involving the financing and wisdom of the West Alabama Corridor project will move forward next week.

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'The short answer is nothing is resolved': ALDOT contracts still on hold by legislators

Fourteen Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) contracts held up over a dispute last week about the future of the West Alabama Corridor project are still on hold nearly a week later.

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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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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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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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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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Ainsworth blasts Ivey's $1 billion West Alabama Corridor as chronic traffic jams plague I-65 — 'It's time for new leadership at ALDOT'

Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth took to Twitter on Saturday to share a complaint about traffic on I-65 and call for new leadership in the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT).

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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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Motion to dismiss filed one week before hearings on controversial Baldwin County bridge plans

A lawsuit between the Baldwin County Bridge Company (BCBC) and Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper is heating up in Circuit Court as the date for several hearings in the case nears.