Welcome to the Tuscaloosa By-Pass! Our mission is to provide you with a faster and more convenient way to navigate around Tuscaloosa. Since our establishment in 1998, we have made significant improvements to make your travel experience smoother and more efficient. Our use of overhead message boards and mobile apps has become a standard practice, allowing us to quickly provide you with essential information and streamline your travel process.

We are proud to have been the first facility in the American Roads family to offer transponders for commercial traffic. This program paved the way for our company wide adoption of transponders for both residential and commercial vehicles, making your journey even more hassle-free.

As one of the primary commercial trucking routes in the southeast, we understand the importance of helping drivers stay on schedule and deliver their goods promptly. We value our commercial clients and appreciate their dedication to transporting essential products.

At Tuscaloosa By-Pass, we believe that our toll attendants are the backbone of our business. Their efficiency and hospitality exemplify the level of service we aim to provide every day. Our toll attendants take pride in meeting and serving new customers, and their dedication to your travel is unparalleled.

Whether you are a local resident or just passing through, we wish you a pleasant and safe journey, and of course, a hearty Roll Tide!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can bicycles go over the bridge?

    Yes! Bicycles are welcome at the Tuscaloosa By-Pass. Please travel through the far right lanes at the toll plaza. Pay close attention to the gate arm!

  • When are the Freedom Pass lanes open for all traffic?

    Travelling South, the Freedom Pass lane is only attended for all traffic from 6am-8am, Monday through Friday.

    Travelling North, the Freedom Pass lane is only attended for all traffic from 4pm-6pm, Monday through Friday.

  • How much does a monthly or yearly pass cost?

    We offer the Alabama Freedom Pass which is a pre-paid account. A $25 deposit and completed application is required to open an account. Each trip through the toll plaza debits your account the amount of the toll. When your account is low you will receive an email notification and have funds automatically deposit into your account. Visit www.freedompass.com to get yours today!