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Florida Department of Transportation

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Top Florida Department of Transportation Articles

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  • HOV rules suspended on I-95 south of Sunrise Blvd.

    Q: Are the HOV requirements still suspended on Interstate 95 in south Broward? The signs are still up in places north of Ives Dairy Road and no one knows whether they can move into the HOV lane at rush hour. When will the newest section of express lanes...
  • Poor FDOT planning leads to accidents, deaths

    The Sun Sentinel has recently published a spate of articles from various powers that be complaining about pedestrians endangering themselves by not crossing at the signalized intersections where the powers that be (Florida Department of Transportation)...
  • City of Orlando searches for ways to spruce up I-4 underpasses

    If you look beneath the dozen Interstate 4 overpasses as the highway snakes through downtown Orlando, you'll see hundreds of dimly lit parking spaces and not much else. But might there be more someday? It's something that urban planners have talked...
  • Glades Road expansion near Interstate 95 planned

    Glades Road expansion near Interstate 95 planned
    There's a section of Glades Road in Boca Raton long known by drivers to try to avoid at all costs. Glades Road is one of the most congested roads in Palm Beach County, but the section where the road meets up with Interstate 95 seems to cause the most...
  • Seeking a more pedestrian-friendly Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach

    Seeking a more pedestrian-friendly Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach
    Turning Atlantic Avenue into a place where people can easily and safely walk from Interstate 95 down to the beach has been part of Delray's plans for years. With new projects beginning to spring up on West Atlantic Avenue, the vision to connect east and...
  • Want to rent a SunRail train? Here's how

    Want to rent a SunRail train? Here's how
    I've heard a lot of people say how much they would like to ride SunRail on the weekend, or during weekday afternoons or nights when service is scaled back. Good news! You can! For a price. The Florida Department of Transportation isn't advertising...
  • Wekiva Parkway plan excites some, worries others

    Wekiva Parkway plan excites some, worries others
    Debbie Oldfield traced a path with her finger on a giant map of the Wekiva Parkway, showing the off-road route she sometimes drove on an all-terrain vehicle from her home in Mount Plymouth to work at the family business north of Apopka. It was usually a...
  • Maitland traffic fix creates new problems for motorists

    Maitland traffic fix creates new problems for motorists
    Roadwork that annoyed drivers for months at a key Maitland intersection seems to have made driving in the area more dangerous. Changes at Horatio Avenue and U.S. Highway 17-92 were designed to streamline traffic flow. But the arrival of SunRail has...
  • State budget, slew of new laws take effect Tuesday

    State budget, slew of new laws take effect Tuesday
    TALLAHASSEE — On Tuesday, the state's largest-ever, $77 billion budget goes into effect, along with 157 other bills approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott. The laws range from the "Florida GI Bill" intended to make Florida the...
  • SunRail platform ambassadors may be departing in July

    SunRail platform ambassadors may be departing in July
    SunRail's black-shirted platform agents - ambassadors as they're called - may not be around much longer. One of the agents told me last week that their jobs were ending shortly. Possibly by the end of next week. The agent pointed at a painted warning on...
  • Work picks up on I-95 interchange project in Boca Raton

    Work picks up on I-95 interchange project in Boca Raton
    Drivers on Interstate 95 are beginning to see and feel the effects of construction of the new interchange for Spanish River Boulevard in Boca Raton. Long poles, called piles, that form the foundation for bridges are popping up, hinting at the...