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Florida Department of Transportation

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Top Florida Department of Transportation Articles

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  • Cop hit by wrong-way driver: 'I'm lucky to be alive'

    Cop hit by wrong-way driver: 'I'm lucky to be alive'
    TAMPA — Earlier in the day Saturday, Tampa police Officer Natasha Stanek was thinking about all the wrong-way drivers and wrecks — 11 killed in the Tampa region since February—and who was involved in them. "I was thinking we haven't...
  • 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...
  • Maitland looks to boost lagging SunRail ridership

    Maitland looks to boost lagging SunRail ridership
    SunRail has transformed some once-sleepy train stations into hives of activity during the morning and evening rush hours. Maitland isn't one of those. According to July ridership numbers from SunRail, the Maitland station had 3,172 passengers, the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Palm Beach County buses get green lights in order to run on time

    Palm Beach County buses get green lights in order to run on time
    People who rely on public transportation to get to work and school need buses that run on time. To make sure that happens, Palm Beach County will soon try out a system that keeps traffic signals green for buses long enough for them to get through an...
  • 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...
  • 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...