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.
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.
At the annual the Public Relations Society of America’s Sunshine District conference, FDOT’s Put it Down campaign was awarded the Radiance Award in Public Service, the highest award in the category.
Governor Scott signed a proclamation designating Friday, February 5, 2016, as Crossing Guard Appreciation Day. Throughout the state, crossing guard programs and agencies held events to show appreciation to their guards.
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.
To celebrate the talented individuals of District Five, Secretary Noranne Downs approved an underutilized alcove/waiting area to display employee-produced art.
For the first time ever, Florida has two top ten finalists nominated for America’s Transportation Awards! Everyone is able to vote online up to ten times each day through September 11, 2015.
The U.S. DOT sent a letter recognizing Deborah Tyron’s role in the Florida Walking and Biking Safety Assessment on Silver Star Road at Pine Hills Road in District Five.
On April 21, 2015, ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies) held the annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. to recognize the preeminent engineering achievements that occurred throughout the world in 2014.
The Florida Gubernatorial Fellows Program held its yearly Awards Reception, during which FDOT’s second gubernatorial fellow, Cody Farrill, was honored with the Jeb Bush Award for Outstanding Achievement.
For the past five years that Jan Russo has worked for FDOT heading up the Prudential Productivity Award nominations, the agency has led the state with the most number of winning nominations each year.