Tag Archives: Florida Department of Transportation

FDOT Cuts Funding For Active Streets

By on August 7th, 2015 | Last updated: August 7, 2015 at 2:29 pm

The FDOT cut funding for Gainesville’s Active Streets event, which offers free pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly activities twice per year. The organization and its supporters are trying to overturn the decision and look for new ways to fund the event.

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Cedar Key Bridge Closing Causes Debate

By on June 5th, 2015 | Last updated: June 5, 2015 at 1:31 pm

A bridge in Cedar Key that acts as the local thoroughfare is closing down for maintenance. Residents are concerned that closure will affect the local economy.

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Florida Given Four Out Of Five Stars For Efforts In Preventing Drunken Driving

By on January 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: January 23, 2015 at 4:29 pm

Florida received a four out of five-star rating for its efforts to prevent drunk driving. Florida’s current ignition-interlock statutes is the only factor keeping Florida from a five-star rating.

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Bicyclists And Drivers Express Concern Over Safety Signs On Hawthorne Trail

By on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 1:43 pm

A new project will add just under a mile on the Hawthorne Trail from State Road 20 to Palatka.

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FDOT Grants Citrus County $1.5 Million to Make Curvy Roads Safer

By on March 11th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 12:24 pm

Citrus County has been selected by the Florida Department of Transportation to receive a $1.5-million grant to improve safety on curvy county roads. The improvements will be installed this summer.

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Leesburg ‘Mixing Pick-up Trucks and Golf Carts’ in New Downtown Zone

By on February 14th, 2014 | Last updated: February 15, 2014 at 8:48 am

Residents of Leesburg, Fla. have been wanting more access for golf carts to get around town, and the city is finally addressing their pleas with expansions being made.

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Florida Transportation Department Plans Resurfacing of I-75 in Alachua County

By on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 1:52 pm

In the five-year work plan, the Florida Department of Transportation has highlighted the projects they plan to work on in the North Central Florida area.

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20 Months After I-75 Crash, Electronic Signs Still At Least A Year Away

By and on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 11:47 am

Construction on electronic signs along areas of Interstate 75 should begin around January, nearly two years after the 20-vehicle pileup that inspired public concern over drivers’ safety on the highway.

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Avoid traffic delays, or at least find out what’s happening, with new services from the Florida Department of Transportation

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 8:10 am

The Florida Department of Transportation offers multiple ways for drivers to be informed about traffic and traffic incidents.

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FDOT begins repairs on Ocala bridge 8 months after it re-opened

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 12:14 am

The Florida Department of Transportation will begin rebuilding the Ocala Sharpes Ferry Bridge’s wall, which fell last June after the wall was replaced in April. The repairs, starting Monday, could affect traffic in the area.

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