2015 was an exciting year commemorating the department’s 100th anniversary. The department celebrated this milestone all year with special events across the state. Secretary Boxold was proud to wrap-up this historic achievement by hosting a special panel discussion with six former FDOT secretaries on December 11.
Secretary Jim Boxold is traveling around the state to work alongside FDOT employees on their daily routines to learn more about how FDOT employees provide excellent service to the public. He visited District Two on November 13 and spent the day in Materials Office.
District Structures Maintenance Engineer Jim Jacobsen had the rare opportunity to travel halfway across the globe to the “Land of the Rising Sun,” visiting the bridges of Tokyo, Kyoto and Kobe.
Multiple alligators have been removed this year on the I-75 project from Sumter to River Road. The Florida Department of Transportation, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the consultant coordinated this effort.
District Four officially celebrated the opening of its electric vehicle charging station with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, November 30. The ceremony was part of the 2015 Florida Alternative Fuel Expo co-hosted by District Four and the Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition.
The Florida Scenic Highways Program encourages local communities to preserve, maintain, protect and enhance their outstanding cultural, historical, archaeological, recreational, natural, and scenic resources.
Jacksonville Jaguars professional football fans were once again our target audience this season as FDOT hosted Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow information tent in the Jags Entertainment Zone at four home games.
Welcome in the year 2016 with FDOT’s Historical Calendar. Download the PDF to keep important state holidays and safety campaign dates on hand all year long. Happy New Year!
District Three Hosted the first Secretary Employee Work Day in Bay County on Tuesday, October 20. Secretary Jim Boxold joined District Three bridge inspectors and structures engineers for an inspection of the Hathaway Bridge.
On October 8, 1915, the Florida State Road Department began operation, later to be renamed the Florida Department of Transportation in 1969. It was only fitting that on Thursday, October 8, FDOT employees across District One stopped to celebrate those who paved the way for our 100 years of success.
Recognized by Roads & Bridges as one of the Top Ten Bridges for 2015, the three-year expansion of Interstate 75 across the Caloosahatchee River is now complete, widened from four to eight lanes.