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North Florida road closing update

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 and 242 is closed and totally impassable. Traffic detoured to …

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Less pain at the pump this July 4th

Fuel prices have continued to decrease in Florida, impacting holiday travel. Due to this decrease, more people are traveling by car, especially during the Independence Day holiday. Florida AAA spokesperson  Jessica Brady says a predicted 1.8 million Florida residents are going to be traveling by car this holiday week. She says about …

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List of road closings

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 I-10 east of I-75 (Exit 296) to US 90 (Exit …

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Sharpes Ferry Bridge remains closed

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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Listings of road closings

Because of the conditions Tropical Storm Debby is creating, roads or portions of roads are being closed in many parts of the state.  For a state map of roads, link to www.flhsmv.gov/fhp/traffic/ and select the region of the state you are concerned about.   A long listing of road closings will …

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Improvements in store for Gainesville Regional Airport

Over the years, area business and government leaders have been trying to help make the Gainesville Regional airport more competitve, both from a facilities standpoint, and from the number of flights that operate out of the airport.  Summer is a travel time, and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Strasser reports, more …

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Lake City gets airport improvement

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 that allows them to receive weather updates throughout the lobby …

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