Ross Clark Circle Road Widening Project

Project Description 

This project is an Alabama Department of Transportation project that will widen Ross Clark Circle from Bauman Drive to North Cherokee Ave. from four lanes to six lanes. There will also be intersection improvements made at West Main Street from N. Englewood Ave. to Bel Aire Drive (4 to 6 lanes) and at Montgomery Highway from Girard Ave. to Buyers Drive. This project will include incorporating ALDOT’s access management plan, signal upgrades, and access roads to shops and dining North of Meadowbrook Drive to the Montgomery Highway intersection. 

Update (1/11/2022)

The storm drainage work within the Choctaw intersection is complete. Leveling along the Ross Clark Circle, Honeysuckle, Westgate, and West Main is scheduled to begin Thursday, January 13th. This work will be done during daytime hours. The final wearing surface will follow shortly after and should continue for the next five (5) to six (6) weeks. The signal installation will be ongoing. 

Motorists should use caution when approaching these areas and expect delays, especially with summer and holiday traffic.  During this time, motorists should expect limited median access in this area. 

Project Timeline

The roadwork was broken into three phases with the fourth phase including street lighting, sidewalk construction, and some other specialty work. Below is a timeline of the project. 

Phase 1 - Bauman Drive to South of West Main Street Intersection- (May 2018 – October 2020)

Phase 2 - South of West Main Street to Meadowbrook Drive (including West Main Street Intersection) – (January 2020- July 2022)

Phase 3 - Meadowbrook Drive to N. Cherokee Ave. (including Montgomery Highway Intersection) - (Project scheduled to bid December 2021 with construction beginning Spring 2022).

Phase 4 – Date has not been released for bidding


Project Details 

Type: Street Improvement

Budget: +/- 60 Million 

Project Owner: ALDOT 

ALDOT Contact: Brantley Kirk - 334-353-6862 

Contractor: Midsouth Paving, Inc. 

City of Dothan Project Contact: Larry Lofton- 334-615-4433 or Bart Barefoot- 334-615-4402

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