Matthieu Widner was on routine patrol when he came upon what he “thought was a disabled vehicle.” When he approached the vehicle he noticed the male driver, leaning into the back seat and trying to grab his child.
Manatee Operations Center staff celebrated moving into a new state of the art, energy efficient operations center in Manatee County. The $19.3 million complex replaced the old Sarasota Operations Center originally built in 1957.
On the night of February 2, and through the early morning hours of February 3, the largest ACROW temporary bridge in the U.S. rolled into position over University Parkway in Sarasota County.
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.
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.
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.
On Thursday, July 23, District One held a preconstruction open house for the I-75/University Parkway Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI). This project is the first DDI in Florida.
The opening of the new LeeTran Headquarters facility was planned to accommodate Lee County’s anticipated growth through 2030.
District One Secretary Billy Hattaway received the prestigious John Nolen Medal from the Florida Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism during their annual summit in Orlando.
Southwest Florida International Airport expects record-setting passenger traffic through March and April when FDOT’s new Direct Connect route opens to traffic, delivering efficient, time-saving travel for visitors and residents alike in the Fort Myers/Naples area.