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.
The State Library has just launched a new bibliography and research guide to Transportation In Florida. This guide features highlights from the State Library’s collections pertaining to transportation.
To be more inclusive with a greater focus on service delivery and customer satisfaction, District Four Office of Information Technology staff collaborated and organized a successful open house on March 8, 2016.
Florida Department of Transportation employees participated in two events to bring safety to the forefront and drive down fatalities by taking part in Walk Like MADD events in Tallahassee and Orlando.
Secretary Jim Boxold is traveling around the state to work alongside FDOT employees on their daily routines to learn more about how FDOT employees provide excellent service to the public. He visited District Two on November 13 and spent the day in Materials Office.
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.
Welcome in the year 2016 with FDOT’s Historical Calendar. Download the PDF to keep important state holidays and safety campaign dates on hand all year long. Happy New Year!
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.
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.