FDOT and the Florida Highway Patrol held a press conference on June 2, 2016 to introduce proposed safety measures on I-95 in Miami-Dade County. The plan includes construction of dedicated emergency/ enforcement pull-off zones as well as enhanced law enforcement to reduce dangerous driver behavior.
As part of the Florida Scenic Highway Program, the U.S. 1 Corridor from Key West to Key Largo is the only nationally designated All-American Road in Florida. This year the Alliance is celebrating its 18th year as a designated scenic highway and seven years as a nationally designated corridor.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) took part in National Work Zone Awareness Week during April 11-15. To raise awareness and educate citizens on work zone safety, FDOT partnered with the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) and local law enforcement.
FDOT approved the byway organization’s request to add an additional 38 miles of highway, bringing the byway length to 233 miles in Volusia, Brevard, and Indian River counties.
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.
The Florida Department of Transportation launched the “Drive Safe” campaign in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. It serves to inform drivers of the risks of aggressive driving.
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.
The Florida Scenic Highways Program encourages local communities to preserve, maintain, protect and enhance their outstanding cultural, historical, archaeological, recreational, natural, and scenic resources.
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.
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.
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.