New Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Boxold encouraged Florida’s business community to remain focused on Florida’s global competitiveness by securing Florida’s transportation future during the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Transportation Summit.
FDOT districts are celebrating this year as the Florida Department of Transportation turns 100! Follow along with us as we reflect on our history all year long.
Hillsborough County and FDOT helped celebrate the completion of the Fletcher Avenue Complete Streets safety project. The event was open to the public.
Major bridge work greeted 2015 as three projects saw huge bridge beams placed at sites along the Wekiva Parkway, the Interstate 4 widening project near Daytona Beach, and the U.S. 17-92 flyover project in Casselberry.
In exchange for filling out a survey testing their knowledge on pedestrian and bicyclist safety, Jacksonville Jaguars fans were treated with a Jaguars t-shirt with the Alert Today Alive Tomorrow message on the back.
When FDOT developed its $38 million construction project for U.S. 41/East Tamiami Trail, engineers focused on improvements that would make a difference to everyone who uses the road.
As of January 1, 2015, children five years old and younger in Florida are required to be secured by child seat restraints when traveling in a motor vehicle.
District Seven is studying a traffic management concept for Tampa Bay that has helped cities across the nation improve traffic flow, reduce congestion, and free commuters from snarling traffic jams.
The SASHTO Scholarship program provides financial assistance to the student dependents of FDOT employees and recognizes the achievements of these students.
As we begin the New Year, I would like to thank all of Florida’s dedicated public servants who have made it their mission to serve our great state.
Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Jim Boxold as Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation effective January 3, 2015.