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Florida Department of Transportation

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  • Upcoming workshop will focus on the Ultimate I4 Project

    Upcoming workshop will focus on the Ultimate I4 Project
    Few projects seem likely to have as much impact on the lives on local residents, both in the short and long term, as the $2.3 billion construction plan called the I-4 Ultimate Project, which involves the expansion of that major highway. The construction...
  • 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'...
  • Motorcyclist killed when he plummets off highway ramp, is struck by vehicles on 595

    Motorcyclist killed when he plummets off highway ramp, is struck by vehicles on 595
    A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday when he plunged from a highway ramp onto Interstate 595, where at least two drivers struck him, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Berry Selph III, 24, of Plantation, crashed into a concrete wall on the ramp and was...
  • Richard Blattner: Airport exit-ramp debacle hurts cities

    Richard Blattner: Airport exit-ramp debacle hurts cities
    As everyone knows by now, there is no longer a direct route to southbound US 1 out of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport. Everyone — especialy residents of Dania Beach, Hollywood and Hallandale Beach — wants to know how such a thing could...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Boca lays out plan to land international flights at airport

    Boca lays out plan to land international flights at airport
    In the foreseeable future, it's going to be easier for international fliers to land at Boca Raton Airport. The Boca Raton Airport Authority has unanimously agreed to building a $3 million U.S. Customs inspection area at the airport. When the...
  • Eastbound lanes reopened on I-4 in DeLand after crash

    Eastbound lanes reopened on I-4 in DeLand after crash
    Eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 in Volusia County reopened after an early-morning crash near the DeLand exit had them closed for hours. Traffic was backed up from mile marker 126 to 122, according to the Florida Department of Transportation....
  • Lake County deputies enforcing ban on texting and driving next week

    Lake County deputies enforcing ban on texting and driving next week
    Starting on Sunday, anyone who decides to take their eyes off the road while they’re driving and instead check their text messages needs to be prepared to suffer the consequences in Lake County. Texting and driving is a motor vehicle violation...
  • Last stretch of 4-lane State Road 7 finally being widened

    Last stretch of 4-lane State Road 7 finally being widened
    Once the western boundary of civilization in Broward, State Road 7 has seen better days, especially on its southern end. But a major effort is underway to change that by widening the only stretch of road still less than six lanes. When completed in...
  • Parking at Lakeside no longer so frustrating, developer says

    Parking at Lakeside no longer so frustrating, developer says
    Chuck Whittall has been hearing the complaints pretty much since May, when the doors of Trader Joe’s market opened at the Lakeside development. Loud and clear, he noted, people have been telling him that the parking situation at Lakeside is a...