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Florida Department of Transportation

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  • How to get decals for I-95 express lanes

    Q: I own a hybrid and I drive Interstate 95. How can I register to receive a decal to drive in the express lanes? Glad to hear the express lanes are coming north into Broward County. Bev Baran, Coconut Creek You can register for the 95 Express decal...
  • Facts don't support County Commissioner's claim about Rick Scott

    Facts don't support County Commissioner's claim about Rick Scott
    County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs, a Democratic primary candidate for state representative, joined several of her party’s leaders last weekend in bashing Republican Gov. Rick Scott. Here's one of her claims: “It’s interesting to watch...
  • SunRail, I-4 toll lanes on the way

    SunRail, I-4 toll lanes on the way
    This is the year that transportation in Metro Orlando fundamentally changes. By May, the region is supposed to get its first commuter train, the $1.2 billion SunRail system that will link DeBary in Volusia County with downtown Orlando and Sand Lake Road...
  • Broward reviewing safety at Shotgun Road

    Q: In the 10 years I've lived here, there have been dozens of crashes at the intersection of Shotgun Road and 14th Street. For some reason, eastbound 14th Street traffic has a separate left turn lane and turn arrow. Westbound 14th does not have a left...
  • Florida Legislature wants to raise speed limit

    Florida Legislature wants to raise speed limit
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Autobahn, it isn’t. But traversing Florida’s arterial roadways might get a bit quicker under a proposal gaining steam in the Legislature to boost speed limits on highways throughout the state. The idea is already...
  • Steve Precourt appointed expressway authority director

    Steve Precourt appointed expressway authority director
    By Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel 10:50 a.m. EST, January 7, 2014 State Rep. Steve Precourt, R-Orlando, will be the next director of Orlando's toll-road agency thanks to a contentious 3-2 vote of the authority board this morning. Precourt, in...
  • Contractor responsible for I-95/I-595 landscape

    Q: Beautiful palm trees and plants are being planted at the interchange of Interstates 95 and 595. If a hurricane hits South Florida, what is the plan to quickly clear the trees and restore access to the roads? Lilli Bourque, Plantation A: Clearing...
  • Half-mile bike path could be start of coast-to-coast trail

    Half-mile bike path could be start of coast-to-coast trail
    It's only a half-mile, but the bicycle path that the state has committed to build next summer in downtown Titusville could be the beginning of a trail that cuts through the heart of Central Florida and connects the east and west coasts. "This is the...
  • How do I replace my older SunPass transponder?

    Q: I have an older SunPass transponder and I've heard it has to be replaced with a newer model. What should do I do? Renee Pollack, Boynton Beach A: Wait for SunPass to contact you by email or postcard. SunPass is replacing millions of older...
  • Officials probe why airport beams toppled

    Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport officials are investigating whether a design flaw or procedural error was at play after five enormous concrete runway support beams crashed three stories to the ground on Saturday. Assistant airport...
  • State Road 7 intersection being reviewed

    Q: The eastbound lane striping and lane indicators on Southwest 51st Street at State Road 7 in Davie are a mess. Southwest 51st Street is heavily used for commercial and truck traffic and many drivers use two lanes to make a left and head north on S.R. 7....