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  • Rail picks contractor for Fort Lauderdale, WPB stations

    Rail picks contractor for Fort Lauderdale, WPB stations
    All Aboard Florida's new stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach should begin rising out of the ground by the end of March, officials said Tuesday. The company announced it chose Fort Lauderdale-based Moss & Associates as the general contractor...
  • Rail work to close Northwest 2nd Street crossing as of Jan. 26

    Rail work to close Northwest 2nd Street crossing as of Jan. 26
    FORT LAUDERDALE — As of Jan. 26, downtown drivers will no longer be able to use Northwest Second Street to cross the Florida East Coast Railway tracks. The crossing is being permanently closed as construction begins on All Aboard Florida's 60,000-...
  • Quiet zones coming to tracks that parallel U.S. 1

    Quiet zones coming to tracks that parallel U.S. 1
    Q: There is conflicting information on the establishment of quiet zones on the Florida East Coast Railway, the use of automated horns at crossings or the continued horn blasts from trains. Can you provide definitive answer? Carroll Billups, Fort...
  • No relief from road work in 2015

    No relief from road work in 2015
    New Year's predictions from the Florida Department of Transportation: Road work ahead. New projects will join work already under way on Interstate 75 in south Broward, the Sunrise Boulevard bridge over the Middle River in Fort Lauderdale, and on...
  • Port Everglades names logistics veteran to new post

    Port Everglades names logistics veteran to new post
    Moving goods efficiently between ships, trucks, trains and other forms of transport is an economic imperative these days, and Broward County's Port Everglades wants to better address that need. The seaport has named a logistics veteran to a new position...
  • Flagler Drive in Fort Lauderdale getting overhaul

    Flagler Drive in Fort Lauderdale getting overhaul
    A popular shortcut for downtown commuters is getting a facelift that people on foot and bicycles will be able to enjoy. Drivers also will get a smoother ride. But expect some short-term inconveniences until about mid-March while Northeast Flagler...
  • Hollywood turnpike toll booths disappearing

    Hollywood turnpike toll booths disappearing
    Q: What kind of work is being done at the Hollywood interchange on Florida's Turnpike? Rochelle Weissman via Twitter @RoDKW A: Overhead gantries are being installed in preparation for the conversion to electronic tolling in the fall of 2015. Once...
  • Lauderdale seeks to upgrade small business districts

    Lauderdale seeks to upgrade small business districts
    Redevelopment has produced dramatic changes in the downtown skyline in recent decades and now the city is trying to bring new life to its smaller business corridors. The "no neighborhood left behind" strategy seeks to reinvigorate moribund...
  • Long railroad delays in motorists' future

    Long railroad delays in motorists' future
    If you still have not signed the petition against All Aboard Florida running 32 high-speed passenger trains through our coastal resort towns, then consider this frightening thought. AAF has stated in its Environmental Impact Statement that additional...
  • The New River can't move, but All Aboard Florida has options

    The New River can't move, but All Aboard Florida has options
    Fort Lauderdale prides itself on being "The Yachting Capital of the World," and rightly so. Great weather and fancy marinas are part of the reason. But what makes the claim real is the city's New River marine industrial complex, with its dozens of large...
  • Traffic changes ahead as All Aboard work begins

    Traffic changes ahead as All Aboard work begins
    Drivers heading into downtown Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach are about to face big changes as All Aboard Florida's construction gets underway. Over the next two years, the private rail company will aggressively build the $800 million first...