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.
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.
Students from all over the North Florida region took part in various hands-on activities this week that taught them more about the opportunities available to them in the transportation industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A key piece in the U.S. 92 corridor pedestrian improvements was installed in mid-August. The pedestrian bridge will allow safe access across the highway, part of the Daytona Beach gateway.
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.
Permanent changes are coming to 95 Express. Over the last few weeks, workers completed paving and striping in Miami-Dade County and installed plastic poles in both directions to separate new express lanes from the general use lanes.