FDOT approved the byway organization’s request to add an additional 38 miles of highway, bringing the byway length to 233 miles in Volusia, Brevard, and Indian River counties.
Multiple alligators have been removed this year on the I-75 project from Sumter to River Road. The Florida Department of Transportation, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the consultant coordinated this effort.
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.
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.
Meet Kaley, the unofficial I-4 Ultimate mascot. This four-week-old puppy was found while I-4 Ultimate crews were clearing a drainage pipe near Kaley Avenue.
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.
FDOT recently donated 75 tons of concrete culvert pipes for the third addition to the Taylor County Buckeye Reef. Watch the video exhibiting underwater footage after the deployment.
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.
The benefits of winning the People’s Choice Award for the A. Max Brewer Bridge project keep paying off, which FDOT was able to share with Brevard Community College in the form of a $10,000 scholarship.
Crews continue to relocate gopher tortoises from the first section of the Wekiva Parkway scheduled to begin construction by early February.
As many as 125 gopher tortoises are being relocated prior to Wekivia Parkway construction.