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Maintenance Bureau

Alabama DOT Permits & Operations

ALDOT Maintenance Bureau
Permits & Operations
1409 Coliseum Boulevard
Montgomery, AL 36110

Per the Code of Alabama, permits are required from ALDOT for (1) any work that is performed on state right-of-way, (2) operation of oversize/overweight vehicles on state highways, and (3) installation of outdoor advertising signs.

See below for links to manuals, permit forms and contact sources to assist you in completing and submitting permit applications.

Maintenance Bureau Contacts

Mark Waits Asst State Maintenance Engineer (334) 242-6843 waitsm@dot.state.al.us
Angela Bennett ASA II (334) 242-6287 bennetta@dot.state.al.us
Jonathan Roberts ROW and Access Permits (334) 242-6664 robertsj@dot.state.al.us
Stacy Swindall Outdoor Advertising Permits (334) 242-6754 swindalls@dot.state.al.us
Macy Matthews CEG TBD TBD

Region and District Contacts

The point of initial contact when applying for a permit to work on ROW or to install an outdoor advertising sign is the local ALDOT District Office. Select one of ALDOT’s Divisions and check the highlighted portion of the map to see if that is the part of the state where you plan to work. If so, the phone numbers of the local district offices are located at the bottom of the page.

Permits for Work on ALDOT ROW

(NEW) Permit Levels of Approval (2014 Edition)

Permit Manual (2009 Edition, revised May 2012)

ALDOT Access Management Manual (February 2014 Edition)

ALDOT Utility Manual link

BM-05 "Encroachment Notice and Order" (October 2005 rev)

BM-111B "Commercial Turnout Construction" (January 2014 rev)

BM-166 "Median Crossover" (January 2014 rev)

BM-174 "Bond for Performance of Work" (December 2005 rev)

MB-01 "Accommodation of Facility Utilities" (January 2014 rev)

MB-02 "Installation of Utilities" (January 2014 rev)

MB-03 "Accommodation of Utility-Type Facilities" (January 2014 rev)

MB-05 "Grading & Landscaping" (January 2014 rev)

MB-06 "Cooperative Maintenance - ROW Mowing" (June 2014 rev)

MB-06A "Cooperative Maintenance - ROW Structures" (June 2014 rev)

MB-06B "Cooperative Maintenance - ROW Mowing with Reimbursement" (January 2014 rev)

MB-07 "Installation of Drainage Structures" (January 2014 rev)

MB-08 "Municipal Special & Political Signs" (January 2014 rev)

MB-09 "County Special & Political Signs" (January 2014 rev)

MB-10 "Seismic Survey" (January 2014 rev)

MB-11 "Utility Placement of Herbicide on ROW" (November 2013 rev)

MB-12 "Underbrush and Tree Trimming" (January 2014 rev)

Special Permit "Accommodation of Facility Utilities" (January 2007 rev)

Permits for Outdoor Advertising Structures

Outdoor Advertising Law (1995 rev)
Outdoor Advertising Rules & Regs (April 2008 rev)

Form OA-1 "Outdoor Advertising Permit Form" (May 1994 rev)
Form OA-2 "Outdoor Advertising - Tree Trimming Request" (Oct 2009 rev)
Form OA-5 "Outdoor Advertising Directional Sign Permit" (Oct 2011 rev)

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