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By Trevor Sikkema and Lisa Greenberg 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.
By Meg Wagner 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.
’800-pound man in a speedo,’ sharks, and more make inspection work unique for Florida’s agricultural law officers
By Erin Rauch 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.
By Matt Sheehan 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.
By Forrest Smith 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 [...]
By Corey Brooks 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 [...]
By WUFT News 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 [...]
By Kelsey Peck and Donna Green-Townsend 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 [...]
By Donna Green-Townsend 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 [...]
By WUFT News on February 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:26 pm
The Florida Highway Patrol has released the names of the last three victims from this past Sunday’s deadly Interstate 75 pile-up. Investigators says it was a family of three from Pensacola. According to a family member with knowledge of the situation, [...]