Department of Transportation, Alabama
The purpose of the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is to provided a "safe, efficient, environmentally sound intermodal transportation system" to Alabama taxpayers and other users. ALDOT is also responsible for promoting the economic and social development of the region through the effective movement of people and goods.
Recent budget information is not posted on the ALDOT website, but can be accessed on the official Alabama government website.
Fiscal Year 2012 requested funds:
|Source of Funds||Amount||Change from Prior Year|
|Public Road and Bridge Fund||$501,780,736||$20,523,156|
|Federal Aid Receipts||$720,000,000||$ -|
|Federal Stimulus Funds||$0||$ -|
|Airport Development Fund||$2,283,201||$367,906|
|Federal Aviation Receipts||$29,037,480||$367,906|
ALDOT also received American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds.
The Bureaus and Divisions in ALDOT include Aeronautics, Air Transportation, Bridge, County Transportation, Construction, Design, Construction, Maintenance, Materials and Tests, Media and Community Relations, Modal Programs, and Transportation Planning.
ALDOT currently has five road projects underway: I-85 Extension Study ($100 million), US 98 - Mobile County ($85 and $100 million), US 231 - Dothan, Progress 20, Progress 59, Progress 65.
The Department also sponsors the Summer Youth Program, which is intended to introduce junior high high school students to transportation careers.
Public records request, audits, and pay grade/benefits information for leaders is not disclosed.
Requests for proposals and public meeting information is provided.