Bryan S. Orange, P.E.

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.

For any questions regarding bonds, please contact Ashley Brown or Bryan Orange.

Permits & Operations Information
Name Responsibility Phone Email
Bryan S. Orange, P.E. Assistant State Maintenance Engineer (334) 242-6843 orangeb@dot.state.al.us
Eric Bertolotti ROW Permits & IRIMS Manager (334) 242-6287 bertolottie@dot.state.al.us
Ashley Brown Statewide Permit Coordinator (334) 242-6781 brownas@dot.state.al.us
Lauren George Clerk (334) 242-6922 georgel@dot.state.al.us
Mario Sarmiento Communication Shop Supervisor (334) 242-6507 sarmientom@dot.state.al.us
Stacy Swindall ODA, Rest Areas, & Welcome Centers (334) 242-6754 swindalls@dot.state.al.us

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.

Name Region Area (Location) Telephone Number
Angela Lambert North Guntersville (256) 571-7305
Ray Tittle North Tuscumbia (256) 389-1483
Lee Hathcock East Central Birmingham (205) 327-4925
Anthony Lackey East Central Alexander City (256) 234-8494
Sonata Thomas West Central Tuscaloosa (205) 554-3225
Dannie Mann West Central Fayette (205) 932-7574
Johnny Johnson Southeast Montgomery (334) 241-8562
Dewayne Elder Southeast Troy (334) 670-2454
Perry Lankford Southwest Grove Hill (251) 275-1338
Michael Smith Southwest Mobile (251) 470-8273

Permit Forms for Work on ALDOT ROW

BM-05 "Encroachment Notice and Order" (February 2015 rev)

BM-111 " Turnout Construction" (May 2017 rev)

BM-166 "Median Crossover" (May 2017 rev)

BM-174 "Bond for Performance of Work" (March 2016 rev)

MB-01 "Accommodation of Facility Utilities" (May 2017 rev)

MB-02 "Installation of Utilities" (May 2017 rev)

MB-03 "Accommodation of Utility-Type Facilities" (May 2017 rev)

MB-05 "Grading & Landscaping" (May 2017 rev)

MB-06 "Cooperative Maintenance - ROW Mowing" (May 2017 rev)

MB-06A "Cooperative Maintenance - ROW Structures" (May 2017 rev)

MB-06B "Cooperative Maintenance - ROW Mowing with Reimbursement"
(May 2017 rev)

MB-07 "Installation of Drainage Structures" (May 2017 rev)

MB-08 "Municipal Special & Political Signs" (May 2017 rev)

MB-09 "County Special & Political Signs" (May 2017 rev)

MB-10 "Seismic Survey" (May 2017 rev)

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

MB-12 "Underbrush and Tree Trimming" (May 2017 rev)

Special Permit "Accommodation of Facility Utilities" (May 2017 rev)


ROW, Utilities, and Access Publications:

ALDOT Permit Manual

Permit Levels of Review and Approval

ALDOT Access Management Manual

ALDOT Utilities Manual

ALDOT Guidelines for Operation

ALDOT Maintenance Manual

Chapter IV: ALDOT Herbicide Treatment Recommendations

Standard Specifications for Highway Construction

Special and Standard Highway Drawings

FHWA Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways

AASHTO Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets

AASHTO Roadside Design Guide

AASHTO Guide for Transportation Landscape and Environmental Design