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.
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.
Governor Rick Scott participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the $2.3 billion I-4 Ultimate project, which will reconstruct Interstate 4 through metro-Orlando. With roughly 1.5 million daily trips on I-4, the I-4 Ultimate project will greatly reduce congestion for travelers.
District Seven is studying a traffic management concept for Tampa Bay that has helped cities across the nation improve traffic flow, reduce congestion, and free commuters from snarling traffic jams.
The 15-mile Veterans Expressway (Toll 589) took one step closer to becoming a cashless, all-electronic highway when the southern-most portion of the highway eliminated cash toll collection on June 14.
A new SunPass-only exit ramp opened to traffic the morning of June 23 for southbound Turnpike motorists headed west on Hollywood/Pines Boulevard.
The partnership between FDOT, Florida’s Turnpike, and the Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority for the I-4/Selmon Expressway Connector project culminated with the installation of the artwork by Stephen Hayford at the entrance to the historic Palmetto Beach community.
Governor Rick Scott announced the advancement of the Gateway Express project, a direct connection from I-275 to US 19 and I-275 to the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport and the Bayside Bridge via an elevated tolled expressway.
Motorists from Florida and North Carolina are now able to travel toll roads in each state using their Quick Pass or SunPass transponder to pay for tolls electronically.
Governor Rick Scott joined FDOT and local officials for the Wekiva Parkway kick-off event, marking the partnership to complete the beltway around Central Florida, while protecting Florida’s environment.
Construction Engineering and Inspection guru Sherman Johnson served as lead guide during the tour of the I-4/Selmon Expressway Connector Project.