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Florida Department of Transportation

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  • Robinson Avenue along Lake Eola park to close Sunday for fun

    Mimicking a practice called ciclovia that started in Colombia and has spread across the globe, the state will close Robinson Avenue along Lake Eola park in downtown Orlando to cars and trucks for most of Sunday. The fourth-tenths of a mile stretch will...
  • Dump truck strikes worker on Florida's Turnpike near Boynton, FHP says

    A dump truck struck a construction worker on Florida's Turnpike early Wednesday, critically injuring him, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident happened about 2:45 a.m. in the northbound lanes near Mile Marker 89 near Boynton Beach. That'...
  • City OKs townhomes on Military Trail

    The intersection of Military Trail and Spanish River Boulevard will get busier now that Boca Raton City Council has approved 75 new for-sale townhouses. And work has already started on the Spanish River Boulevard Interchange for Interstate 95. Spanish...
  • West Boca retail, schools, crime update

    Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th is coming to West Boca. The brand confirmed a spring 2015 opening in the former Loehmann's store in the Somerset Shoppes, 8903 Glades Road, Tiffany Bourré, director of external communications for Hudson's Bay Company said in...
  • New I-595 warning gates hit 105 times by drivers

    New I-595 warning gates hit 105 times by drivers
    The signs on the Interstate 595 warning gates say: "Do Not Enter." But that hasn't stopped drivers from plowing into the gates 105 times since March 26, when the new reversible express lanes opened, state records show. The 9.5-mile stretch of...
  • FDOT bringing U.S. 441 Corridor Study to Lake County

    The public is invited to attend one of three upcoming community meetings sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation, to give them a chance to review the ongoing U.S. 441 Corridor Study. The first meeting will be held in Lake County. The...
  • High-speed rail could offer much-needed option

    What's the one issue that defines class warfare in Florida? Transportation. When it comes to automobiles, we are a state of haves and have nots. If you don't drive a car, you might as well have a disability. You can't get there from here without one....
  • Advocates push for more 'complete streets' in Palm Beach County

    Advocates push for more 'complete streets' in Palm Beach County
    More roads built for pedestrians and bicyclists and not just vehicles could be springing up in Palm Beach County as interest grows in the county for "complete streets." Many roads are designed for motorists to get to their destinations as quickly as...
  • Boil-water advisories lifted for Lauderdale, Pines neighborhoods

    Boil-water advisories lifted for Lauderdale, Pines neighborhoods
    Boil-water advisories have been listed for neighborhoods in Fort Lauderdale and in Pembroke Pines. Residents along Fiesta Way (Northeast 20th Avenue) from Las Olas Boulevard to the Rio Barcelona Canal in Fort Lauderdale no longer have to abide by a...
  • New runway tunnel lights adjust with conditions outside

    Q: I have not seen anything written about the danger posed driving through the new runway tunnels on U.S. 1 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on sunny days. One must drive in very bright sunlight, then under a bridge where it is...
  • Police: SunRail train struck and killed man

    Police: SunRail train struck and killed man
    A man was hit and killed by a SunRail train near Sanford station Thursday night, but his body was not found until a passing freight-train conductor noticed it Friday morning, Sanford police said. This is the first death caused by a SunRail train since...