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Best route

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Best route

Should we use the Foley beach expressway or highway 59 for the best route into Orange beach and Turquoise place? The last time we used highway 59 it was quite congrated. Also does the folly expressway have a toll? Thank you!

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1. Re: Best route

Definitely the Beach Express and I think the toll is $3.00 for a car. Highway 59 is always a cluster between the volume of vehicles and traffic signals.

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2. Re: Best route

If you see a huge traffic jam heading east on Canal Rd after you cross the bridge, you can head west to GS instead and cut through Gulf State Park to get to Beach Blvd and then head east from there to TP.

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Any suggestions for coming from Mobile. We are staying the weekend and want to go down to either Gulf Shores or Orange Beach to a public beach.

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4. Re: Best route

Shared route

From Mobile to Gulf State Park Beach Pavillion via I-10 E.

1 hr 6 min (56 mi)

1 hr 5

Take-10 E

5. Take exit 49 toward Baldwin Beach Express

6. Turn right onto Baldwin Beach Express (signs for Gulf Shores)

7. Turn left onto Foley Beach Express

8. Turn right onto Co Rd 8

9. Turn left onto AL-59 S/Gulf Shores Pkwy

10. Turn left onto E 15th Ave

11. Turn right onto E 2nd St/Alabama's Coastal Connection

12. Turn left onto Alabama's Coastal Connection/Fort Morgan Road

13. Turn left onto Alabama's Coastal Connection/E Beach Blvd

14. Turn right

15. Arrive at location: Gulf State Park Beach Pavillion

For the best route in current traffic visit https://goo.gl/maps/TTMVVAGGBQ82

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