On April 20, a retirement celebration was held in honor of FDOT District Six Secretary, Gus Pego, honoring his 37 years of service to the department.
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.
2015 was an exciting year commemorating the department’s 100th anniversary. The department celebrated this milestone all year with special events across the state. Secretary Boxold was proud to wrap-up this historic achievement by hosting a special panel discussion with six former FDOT secretaries on December 11.
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 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.
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.
Secretary Boxold attended the Florida Chamber International Days to highlight the importance of Florida’s transportation system to our state’s economy and future growth.
Southwest Florida International Airport expects record-setting passenger traffic through March and April when FDOT’s new Direct Connect route opens to traffic, delivering efficient, time-saving travel for visitors and residents alike in the Fort Myers/Naples area.
New Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Boxold encouraged Florida’s business community to remain focused on Florida’s global competitiveness by securing Florida’s transportation future during the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Transportation Summit.
Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Jim Boxold as Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation effective January 3, 2015.