Celebrate FDOT’s centennial anniversary with the 2015 Historical Calendar. Happy New Year, and thank you for being a part of our history!
The 15-mile Veterans Expressway (Toll 589) took one step closer to becoming a cashless, all-electronic highway when the southern-most portion of the highway eliminated cash toll collection on June 14.
A new SunPass-only exit ramp opened to traffic the morning of June 23 for southbound Turnpike motorists headed west on Hollywood/Pines Boulevard.
Sponsored by AASHTO, the national contest asks State DOT employees and private citizens to send in photographs and videos of people, projects, and personal experiences that demonstrate the benefits of transportation.
On April 16, a Silver Alert was issued for Gary Belleisle out of North Fort Myers. Districts One, Four, Five, Six, Seven, and the Turnpike immediately activated their dynamic messaging systems and highway advisory radio.
The partnership between FDOT, Florida’s Turnpike, and the Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority for the I-4/Selmon Expressway Connector project culminated with the installation of the artwork by Stephen Hayford at the entrance to the historic Palmetto Beach community.
There were plenty of smiles, along with plenty of mud to go around recently as nearly 30 staff members from Florida’s Turnpike spent a soggy Saturday volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.
Motorists from Florida and North Carolina are now able to travel toll roads in each state using their Quick Pass or SunPass transponder to pay for tolls electronically.
FDOT completed demolition of the out-of-service bridge connecting I-595 and southbound Florida’s Turnpike, removing concrete and cutting steel beams that spanned over the Turnpike.
Secretary Prasad, Turnpike Executive Director Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti and Xavier Rabell, President of service plaza contractor AREAS USA, were present for the formal dedication of the newly rebuilt Pompano Beach Service Plaza on Florida’s Turnpike, which welcomes nearly two million visitors each year.