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Florida Department of Transportation

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  • Parasailing rules, other laws kick in Wednesday

    TALLAHASSEE — Long-sought regulations on Florida's commercial parasailing industry, along with a measure about crimes against unborn children, are among 32 laws that go into effect Wednesday. Several new laws involve public-records exemptions,...
  • 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'...
  • High-speed rail could offer much-needed option

    What's the one issue that defines class warfare in Florida? Transportation. When it comes to automobiles, we are a state of haves and have nots. If you don't drive a car, you might as well have a disability. You can't get there from here without one....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Drivers fume over blocked Davie Blvd. intersections

    Drivers fume over blocked Davie Blvd. intersections
    Q: Can signs be put up warning drivers not to block the intersections of Davie Boulevard at Andrews Avenue and Southwest Fourth Avenue adjacent to the Florida East Coast Railway crossing? Rush hour traffic backs up daily because drivers get stuck in the...
  • Ramp to Sawgrass no longer free

    Ramp to Sawgrass no longer free
    Q: Why are they putting toll booths on the southbound on-ramp to the Sawgrass Expressway from Pat Salerno Drive? That ramp has always been free since they built it. It will change driving patterns and more traffic will go to Sunrise Boulevard to avoid 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...