Alabama DOT Prepares for Labor Day Holiday Weekend, Limits Construction and Lane Closures

The Alabama Department of Transportation is expecting higher traffic volumes during the Labor Day holiday weekend. For the safety of the traveling public, as well as construction and maintenance workers, there will be no temporary lane closures on interstate highways from Friday, September 2, at read more…

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Alabama DOT Suspends I-10 Closures Thru Christmas, New Year’s Holiday

In anticipation of an increase in Christmas and New Year holiday traffic, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will have no temporary lane closures on I-10 as well as other Alabama interstates from Friday, December 24 at 6:00 a.m. until Sunday, December 26 at 11:59 p.m.

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Alabama’s New Safety Law and Independence Day Holiday Travel Restrictions

As motorists plan to travel Alabama highways for the Fourth of July holiday, the Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Road Builders Association are making them aware of changes to a state law to protect the lives of road construction and maintenance workers. Effective, Thursday, read more…

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Southeast Tourism Society Announces Top 20 Events, January-June 2021

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) is dedicated to promoting and developing tourism in its member states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. In 1985, read more…

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New Family Friendly Entertainment Destination to Open July 31

OWA’s 21-ride themed amusement park, The Park at OWA, located in Foley, Alabama, will officially open its doors to the public July 21, 2017. Designed as a family fun destination, The Park at OWA will offer each and every guest a unique adventure. Beginning opening day, guests will enjoy everything The Park at OWA has […]

3.2 Trillion Miles Driven On U.S. Roads In 2016

New estimates released by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving topped 3.2 trillion miles last year. It is the fifth straight year of increased mileage on public roads throughout the nation, and underscores the demands facing America’s roads and bridges, and reaffirms calls for greater investment in surface transportation infrastructure. The new […]

Restaurants Open Christmas Eve and Day 2015

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Not all of us will be home for Christmas, or comfortably seated with friends and family for a Christmas feast… some of us will be on the road. Highway travelers looking for a holiday meal can find it quite difficult. You’re tired and hungry so you jump of an exit only to find that every […]

AAA Says 46.9 Million Americans Traveling for Thanksgiving Holiday 2015

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AAA Travel forecasts 46.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, a 0.6 percent increase over the 46.6 million people who traveled last year and the most since 2007. With 300,000 additional holiday travelers, this marks the seventh consecutive year of growth for Thanksgiving travel. The Thanksgiving holiday […]

Memorial Day Travel Will Be Highest in 10 years Says AAA

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The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that 37.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from their homes during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. That number represents a 4.7 percent increase from the 35.5 million people who traveled last year and the highest travel volume for the holiday in 10 years. AAA also predicts that […]