Russell County Department of Transportation

Find Russell County Alabama departments of transportation, highways, roads, and bridge departments. Departments of transportation provide information on public transport, including roads, highways, bridges, traffic conditions, closures, tolls and travel information.

Seale Transportation Department 56 Silver Run Drive Seale AL 36875 334-855-4735

About Russell County Departments of Transportation

Russell County Departments of Transportation are branches of Alabama State, Russell County, or Federal government whose mission is to plan for and develop a fast, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system and infrastructure that effectively serves the citizenry and promotes economic vitality in Russell County, AL.

You may contact the Department of Transportation for questions about:
  • Russell County DOT compliance training
  • DOT number lookups
  • Road, interstate and highway traffic and closures
  • Road toll and travel information
  • Russell County Transportation Dept jobs and employment
Russell County Department of Transportation

Russell County Transportation Departments are responsible for maintaining and improving transportation infrastructure, including state roads and highways, bridges, airports, ports and waterways, public transit systems, and railways in Russell County. Infrastructure maintenance often involves emergency response to accidents, disasters, and inclement weather such as winter storms. Russell County DOT Offices manages the allocation of Federal and Alabama State funding for Russell County transportation capital improvements and the use of any Alabama funding sources dedicated for transportation purposes, such as toll proceeds and fuel taxes.

US Department of Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is a cabinet-level department headed by the Secretary of Transportation. The department is comprised of eleven offices and administrations primarily organized around modes of transportation. Much of what USDOT does is regulatory in nature. For example, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration develops regulations for motor vehicle safety and for fuel efficiency standards in Russell County. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration regulates the nation's pipeline infrastructure and shipments of hazardous material by land, sea, and air.

Russell County Transportation Projects

The USDOT is a major source of funding for transportation capital projects, especially transit and highway projects in Russell County, AL. The Surface Transportation Program provides Alabama State and local Russell County governments approximately $10 billion annually in flexible funding for a wide range of improvements, as well as capital planning purposes.