Tag Archives: Florida Department of Transportation

In the News: More fed tax than grants in Fla., Sex education in Keys, Fla. foreclosures, Hillary Clinton on Libya, Second presidential debate

By on October 16th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 9:40 am

Florida pays more in federal taxes than it gets back in grants – The Alachua County Commission decided to return $750,000 to the Florida Department of Transportation that had been earmarked for extending a bicycle path to connect the city of […]

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North Florida road closing update

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:46 pm

From  Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby.  Columbia County SR 247 at a section of roadway between County Roads 240 […]

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Latest road closings from Florida Department of Transportation

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:50 pm

From Department of Transportation Public Information Office Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation is providing an update on road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby.  Columbia County SR 247 north and south of […]

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List of road closings

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Road & Bridge Closures Update: 1 p.m. June 28, 2012  Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby.  Baker and Columbia County […]

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I-10 opened

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol now says Interstate 10 has been reopened in both directions. The FHP and the Florida Department of Transportation want drivers to use caution though as they travel on I-10 in Baker and Columbia counties.  The water levels […]

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Sharpes Ferry Bridge remains closed

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

The Sharpes Ferry Bridge on County Road 314 near Ocala will remain closed to traffic for an additional and undetermined period of time. The FDOT reports this comes after inspection of the other retaining walls along the roadway Wednesday raised concerns.

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Sinkhole on State Road 26 has been repaired

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that a sinkhole that opened up on S.R. 26, between Serena Lake Drive and S.R. 100 has now been repaired by the Florida Department of Transportation.

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Lake City gets airport improvement

By on May 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:50 am

Commercial airlines may soon be coming to the Lake City Gateway Airport.  The airport will be opening a new terminal next week that will have many new features to improve travel for pilots and travelers, including an automated weather operating system […]

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Severe weather caused a few headaches in North Central Florida

By on April 5th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:29 pm

Cleanup has begun across the state after severe weather early this morning caused traffic delays, downed power lines and knocked over trees. Spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Transportation, Gina Busscher says storm debris caused several traffic delays. Law enforcement […]

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