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“She was genuinely a giver,” remembering Perdido Pass bridge crash victim – WKRG News 5

August 20, 2019
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — Syl
via Watkins was killed just over a week ago when police say another driver crossed the median on the Perdido Pass bridge and hit her head on. The father of her children spoke with News 5, saying the two of them had six kids, ages 9-17.
Source: “She was genuinely a giver,” remembering Perdido Pass bridge crash victim – WKRG News 5
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Sisters heading home from work involved in deadly two car crash | fox10tv.com

August 13, 2019
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WALA) -- A 33-year-old woman was killed and two others were injured in a crash that happened early Saturday morning in Orange Beach, according to the Orange Beach Police Department. Police said it was at about 12:36 a.m. Saturday when authorities were alerted to a possible head-on collision on the Alabama Point Bridge. Units arrived to find a collision involving a Toyota Tacoma and a Jeep Liberty.
Source: Sisters heading home from work involved in deadly two car crash | News | fox10tv.com
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One killed, two critically injured in Orange Beach crash – WKRG News 5

August 13, 2019
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — Crime scene tape surrounds what’s left of a Toyota Tacoma police say was driven by 26-year-old Jake Spiller from Northport, Alabama. “The Toyota Tacoma crossed over the median and struck a car that was headed eastbound head-on,” says Lt. Rob Howard with Orange Beach Police. “It was between a Toyota Tacoma and Jeep Liberty.”
Source: One killed, two critically injured in Orange Beach crash – WKRG News 5
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OBPD Press Release about Head on collision on the Perdido Pass Bridge

August 12, 2019
August 12, 2019 - Orange Beach, AL - (OBA®) - On August 10, 2019 at approximately 12:36 a.m. a call was received of a possible head on collision on the Alabama Point Bridge. Units arrived to find a head on between a Toyota Tacoma and a Jeep Liberty. All occupants had to be extricated from their vehicles.
Source: OBPD Press Release about Head on collision on the Perdido Pass Bridge
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Head-on crash kills 1, injures 2 in Orange Beach – WKRG News 5

August 11, 2019
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — A head-on crash on the Perdido Pass bridge killed one person and injured two early Saturday morning.An Orange Beach city official said the crash happened at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. The two people who were injured were transported to a hospital by helicopter, and the extent of their injuries is unknown.
Source: Head-on crash kills 1, injures 2 in Orange Beach – WKRG News 5
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History of Perdido Pass: From man-made channel to federal waterway | Orange Beach

July 02, 2019
Did you know that Perdido Pass was originally man-made? Prior to 1906, there was only one way to enter the Gulf of Mexico from Perdido Bay - and the back bays of present-day Orange Beach - and that was a very narrow channel, located where the Flora-Bama sits today. In early 1906, Herman Callaway along with members of his family and the Walkers dug a channel by hand connecting Perdido Bay to the Gulf. The hurricane of September 27, 1906 blew open the channel with its tidal surge and finished the construction of what would become known as Perdido Pass.
Source: History of Perdido Pass: From man-made channel to federal waterway | Orange Beach
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Orange Beach to manage $475K Restore project for state

June 07, 2019
Orange Beach has been asked to administer $475,000 of a $3 million Restore Act project studying hydrology and sediment in Perdido Bay from the U.S. 98 bridge in Lillian to the Gulf. “It’s a three-part study for beneficial use of dredged sediment,” Coastal Resources Director Phillip West said. “The state reached out to us because we have done almost like a phase one for the lower Perdido and that’s one of the three sites to study. Because we had coordinated that they asked us if we could take all the lower Perdido studies, manage those and direct the contractors and consultants.”
Source: Orange Beach to manage $475K Restore project for state
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Orange Beach has two fixes planned for pass fishing park

April 05, 2019
Orange Beach is making plans to expand the boardwalk and landscaping at Seawall Park underneath the Perdido Pass Bridge. “That is for phase three for the park part is extending the boardwalk, installing the landscaping and benches at that final area over by the helipad,” Coastal Resources Director Phillip West said. “It will cost anywhere from $80,000 to $100,000.”
Source: Orange Beach has two fixes planned for pass fishing park
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Corps undertaking full dredging of Perdido Pass – Lagniappe Mobile

February 28, 2019

Once again, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby stepped up to get funding to dredge Perdido Pass in Orange Beach, just ahead of the coming fishing season.

“At least the second time,” city Coastal Resources Director Phillip West said of Shelby’s efforts. “He’s definitely our friend in that regard. And the Corps [Army Corps of Engineers]. We all owe him a big thank you for getting this done. The pass is definitely in dire need of dredging. Especially when the big boats start rolling out for the late spring tournaments. This ought to put us in pretty good shape.”


Source: Corps undertaking full dredging of Perdido Pass - Lagniappe Mobile

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