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.
District Two recognized Patriot Day on September 11 at the District Office and Jacksonville Urban Office. The remembrance began that morning at the District Office and in Jacksonville when our nation’s flag was lowered to half-staff, followed by the pledge of allegiance.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and the Florida Department of Transportation teamed up with safety advocates to bring awareness to the dangers of drowsy driving during Florida’s Drowsy Driving Prevention Week.
On September 22, 2015, a delegation from Puerto Rico’s Highway and Transportation Authority traveled to FDOT’s State Materials Office to learn about the latest innovations in Florida’s asphalt, geotechnical, pavements and structural processes.
On October 7 this year, 4,695 schools across the nation participated in Walk to School Day. This year, 428 schools were holding walking events and pedestrian education campaigns across Florida.
September 28 was a big day for SunRail as the Federal Transit Administration announced the signing of a federal grant agreement to extend SunRail commuter rail service 17.2 miles from southern Orlando to Osceola County.
The Florida Department of Transportation and Alert Today Florida teamed up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to help promote pedestrian and bicycle safety across the greater Tampa Bay area.
During this year’s Biketoberfest in Daytona Beach, Ride Smart Florida made the focused effort to increase motorcyclist safety by emphasizing rider visibility and motorist awareness of motorcycles.
Governor Rick Scott joined state and local officials along with FDOT employees and the project team to highlight the start of construction of a vital I-75 widening project in Collier County.