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Florida Department of Transportation

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  • Ultimate makeover of I-4 a complex financial venture

    Ultimate makeover of I-4 a complex financial venture
    A consortium led by the international Swedish construction firm Skanska is finalizing a deal with the state for the so-called "ultimate" remake of Interstate 4 through downtown Orlando in what promises to be the largest public works project in Central...
  • Heavy winds from afternoon storms topple a tree in College Park

    Heavy winds from afternoon storms topple a tree in College Park
    All that remained a day later was a decent sized hole in the ground, with city block signs around it.  But for a while on Tuesday and Wednesday, it was the spot where a tree had toppled over – the result of several days of afternoon...
  • I-95 off-ramp at Oakland Park getting safety upgrade

    I-95 off-ramp at Oakland Park getting safety upgrade
    A slew of crashes has prompted state officials to begin fixing a tricky off-ramp from northbound Interstate 95 to westbound Oakland Park Boulevard. The ramp features a tight right turn that slopes downward and expands to two lanes approaching the street....
  • I-95 express lanes will have multiple access points

    I-95 express lanes will have multiple access points
    Q: When the Interstate 95 express lanes are open to Broward Boulevard in early 2015, will there be an access point at Sheridan Street? Will there be one toll for cars entering the express lanes at Broward Boulevard all the way to downtown Miami? And...
  • Big, bold landscaping coming to I-95 in Palm Beach County

    Big, bold landscaping coming to I-95 in Palm Beach County
    In the middle of the concrete jungle that is Interstate 95, an oasis is on the horizon. Hundreds of trees are coming to the highway near Palm Beach International Airport in a bold new landscaping project to make the area more attractive to visitors....
  • Uneven pavement on Sawgrass worries drivers

    Q: There is a dangerous condition with water ponding on the Sawgrass Expressway from the Sunrise toll plaza to Atlantic Boulevard. The new top layer of pavement, which was applied separately to each lane, is joined at slightly different heights creating a...
  • After two crashes, you'll be seeing and hearing more about SunRail safety

    After two crashes, you'll be seeing and hearing more about SunRail safety
    The state is stepping up its driver-education efforts after a pair of crashes involving SunRail trains last month. First, the state Department of Transportation has rolled out electronic billboards along the 31-mile rail corridor. The eight digital...
  • Maglev man Morris makes the rounds again

     Maglev man Morris makes the rounds again
    It sure sounds wonderful:  A privately funded magnetic train floating silently along from the Orange County Convention Center to Orlando International Airport. The problem is, magnetic levitation trains are not serving the public in the U.S. anywhere...
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  • FHP stepping up SunRail patrols after crashes

    FHP stepping up SunRail patrols after crashes
    Barbara Calabrese has seen plenty of bad driving around railroad crossings. Much of it she describes as "just stupid." "My feeling is people are comfortable stopping on the tracks," said Calabrese, a Maitland resident. "And they shouldn't be. Never."...
  • Leaving home before a hurricane? Here's where to get info about routes, road closures

    Leaving home before a hurricane? Here's where to get info about routes, road closures
    The Atlantic hurricane season begins Sunday and lasts until Nov. 30. This weekend you can take advantage of shopping tax free for some supplies like flashlights, batteries and weather radios. And before the weather turns ugly, you'll want to have the...