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Maintenance Bureau

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 the state right-of-way and (2) the 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 Maintenance Bureau Chief (334) 242-6843 waitsm@dot.state.al.us
Angela Bennett ASA II (334) 242-6287 bennetta@dot.state.al.us
Johnathon 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
TBD 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 Regions from the list above. The phone numbers of the local District Offices in that Region are located in this page.


Permits for Work on ALDOT ROW

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" (February 2015 rev)

BM-111 " Turnout Construction" (February 2015 rev)

BM-166 "Median Crossover" (February 2015 rev)

BM-174 "Bond for Performance of Work" (February 2015 rev)

MB-01 "Accommodation of Facility Utilities" (February 2015 rev)

MB-02 "Installation of Utilities" (February 2015 rev)

MB-03 "Accommodation of Utility-Type Facilities" (February 2015 rev)

MB-05 "Grading & Landscaping" (February 2015  rev)

MB-06 "Cooperative Maintenance - ROW Mowing" (February 2015 rev)

MB-06A "Cooperative Maintenance - ROW Structures" (February 2015 rev)

MB-06B "Cooperative Maintenance - ROW Mowing with Reimbursement" (February 2015 rev)

MB-07 "Installation of Drainage Structures" (February 2015 rev)

MB-08 "Municipal Special & Political Signs" (February 2015 rev)

MB-09 "County Special & Political Signs" (February 2015 rev)

MB-10 "Seismic Survey" (February 2015 rev)

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

MB-12 "Underbrush and Tree Trimming" (February 2015 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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