Wekiva Parkway is one of three legacy projects in District Five, and it has set the standard for environmental sensitivity. On a recent tour of sections 4A and 4B, some of those innovations really stood out.
For decades, the Florida Department of Transportation provided a lifeline to stranded motorists along Florida’s Turnpike and the Interstate System via a comprehensive system of Motorist Aid Call Boxes.
In celebration of Clean Air Month, Hillsborough County’s Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) put on the annual “Clean Air Fair” at Poe Plaza in downtown Tampa.
The Altamonte Springs-FDOT Integrated Reuse and Stormwater Treatment project, is a state and local effort to divert runoff water from Interstate 4, store it, treat it, and then send it to areas where it is needed for irrigation.
In April, a delegation from Brazil arrived in Tallahassee to learn about the state, federal, and local role in infrastructure planning and coastal environmental protection.