Tag Archives: I-75

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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I-75 report outlines the minute by minute details of the events leading up to fatal I-75 crashes

By and on April 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:39 am

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has completed its investigation of the events leading up the I-75 fatal crashes that took place nearly three months go. The lengthy detailed report was made public Thursday. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck gives us an inside [...]

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In the wake of I-75 tragedy motorists will soon see improved signage

By on April 26th, 2012 | Last updated: September 8, 2013 at 1:41 am

In the weeks following the January I-75 tragedy that left 11 people dead, Republican State Representative Keith Perry from District 22 pushed lawmakers for improved signage along the interstate.  Perry says the accidents that occurred during the smoky and foggy conditions [...]

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