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Florida Department of Transportation

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Top Florida Department of Transportation Articles

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  • Works starts on repairs to Lake Worth Road Bridge in Palm Beach County

    Works starts on repairs to Lake Worth Road Bridge in Palm Beach County
    The Florida Department of Transportation is fixing up the Lake Worth Road Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway, making repairs that could impact traffic on the bridge until the project is complete. The minor rehabilitation project on the drawbridge...
  • SunRail officials scramble to get insurance

    SunRail officials scramble to get insurance
    A team of SunRail managers has gone to London and Bermuda four times during the past 15 months, trying to buy insurance for the commuter train serving Central Florida. SunRail spokesman Steve Olson said the system is largely unknown to the insurance...
  • I-4 Ultimate construction almost ready to hit the gas pedal

    I-4 Ultimate construction almost ready to hit the gas pedal
    Early in 2015, David Parks noted, construction crews will begin the work expected to transform Interstate 4 into a highway with six general use lanes and a toll lane in the middle. Short-term pain for motorists will become long-term gains for the entire...
  • Concerns spark new round of canal tests

    Concerns spark new round of canal tests
    Jose Marquez attached a plastic vial to a long pole as a cluster of Deerfield Beach's Cove area residents looked on. Stretching the pole into the water, the staff engineer with South Florida Water Management District's Department of Environmental Resource...
  • S.R. 84 ramps get safety upgrade

    S.R. 84 ramps get safety upgrade
    The triple-deck interchange of ramps and flyovers where Interstate 95 meets State Road 84 has long enticed motorists to drive too fast ever since it opened nearly 25 years ago. The interchange, which is radically different from most in South Florida,...
  • SunRail trains delayed after mechanical issues

    Mechanical issues and congestion caused delays for SunRail trains Tuesday afternoon, a Florida Department of Transportation spokesman said. A train leaving DeBary at 4 p.m. was canceled because of mechanical issues, spokesman Steve Olson said. About...
  • 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...
  • SunRail train spotted in Lake

    SunRail train spotted in Lake
    TAVARES— A white shiny train donning a bright yellow sun with orange and blue stripes made a brief appearance in Lake on Monday. Some may have been surprised to spot the SunRail train near the city's fire department. But the state Department of...
  • West Boca's Glades Road project nears completion

    Good news all around for drivers in Boca Raton. The 1.5-mile FDOT construction project on Glades Road from State Road 7 to Lyons Road is expected to finish up next week. And as work on the I-95 Spanish River Interchange continues, no shutdown is...
  • Central Florida's Coast to Coast Connector eyes final stretch

    Central Florida's Coast to Coast Connector eyes final stretch
    The state's most ambitious recreation trail will take in Atlantic surf and rocket launches; manatees and springs; SunRail trains; Florida-style mountains; remote forests and charming towns; and the Gulf of Mexico near St. Petersburg. About 75 percent of...
  • 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...