Tag Archives: I-75

I-75 Shut Down After Trooper Involved In Shooting

By on July 25th, 2015 | Last updated: July 27, 2015 at 7:14 pm

Update 7/27/2015 at 7:15 p.m.: The suspect has been identified as Earl Jackson, according to a news release from the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office.

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I-75 Lanes Clear After Early Morning Accident

By on March 16th, 2015 | Last updated: March 16, 2015 at 12:56 pm

I-75 has reopened after a northbound mutli-vehicle accident shut down both sides of the highway early Monday morning. The initial accident caused a second crash on the southbound lanes involving semi trucks. The roadway is being cleaned up and there are still lane closures.

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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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On I-75 crash anniversary, highway patrol urges caution during brush fire

By on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: January 29, 2013 at 5:18 pm

On the anniversary of the I-75 crash that killed 11, Florida officials are urging drivers to be cautious near brush fire in Hamilton County.

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‘800-pound man in a speedo,’ sharks, and more make inspection work unique for Florida’s agricultural law officers

By on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 4:34 pm

This isn’t an ordinary day job. The shifts are 12 hours. The office is open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. And water cooler talk centers around encounters with swarms of honeybees, famous Clydesdales and Santa’s reindeer.

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I-75 Northbound in Marion County closed after early morning accident

By on December 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 3:24 pm

Update 8:57 a.m.: All northbound lanes of I-75 are now open, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Man who fled trooper found hiding

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 15, 2012 at 9:46 am

A routine traffic stop on I-75 Saturday night turned into a search-and-capture mission for Florida Highway Patrol. Trooper Michael Todd pulled over a Wolkswagen Jetta in southern Alachua County because he saw it weaving on the roadway. The driver, 35-year-old […]

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Ocala planning officials give thumbs up to new industrial park

By on July 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Ocala will soon be seeing some new construction as a new industrial park gets initial approval. The Ocala Planning and Zoning Comission has given the ok to Ocala 489, a new plan to blend different industrial zones. Mike Daniels 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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