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February 27, 2019
Conceptual design for Wolf Bay Bridge

Barge-mounted drill rigs are scheduled to be deployed from Barber Marina during the week of Feb. 25, 2019 in order to begin drilling for geotechnical assessment in the locations of the proposed Wolf Bay Bridge support piles.

Drilling was scheduled to commence on the north side of the Bay on Wednesday, Feb. 27 and will be operational 24 hours a day on weekdays only. Drilling is...

February 27, 2019
Mardi Gras closing graphic

On Fat Tuesday, March 5, 2019, all non-essential City of Orange Beach offices will be closed for the Mardi Gras holiday. Garbage routes will not be affected and will run as usual.

City offices will reopen for normal business hours on Wednesday, March 6.

The Orange Beach Mardi Gras parade is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. on Fat Tuesday on Perdido Beach Boulevard at the traffic...

February 26, 2019
Boggy Point boat launch

The Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources / Marine Resources Division will be closing the Boggy Point Boat Ramp located at the end of Marina Road in Orange Beach at 7 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2019 for much-needed renovations.

Renovations will include the replacement of the existing finger piers and repairs to the parking area. The boat ramp piers need to be repaired...

February 26, 2019

With eight miles of beachfront on the Alabama Gulf Coast and 46 miles of total shoreline, including the back bays, the City of Orange Beach is a year-round recreational paradise.

Our winter visitors to the beach, called snowbirds, arrive in earnest after the holidays and generally stay between January 1st and mid-March. It is during this time when 60% of Orange Beach’s 9,900...

February 25, 2019
2019 Orange Beach Arbor Day tree giveaway

As it celebrates 20 years as an Arbor Day Foundation-designated Tree City USA community, Orange Beach saw an outstanding turnout for the annual tree giveaway on Feb. 23.

More than 150 people walked away from the Community Development building with a variety of seedlings and potted trees that included sawtooth oak, nuttall oak, live oak, drake elm, red maple, American elm, river birch...