In late April, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) began construction in Lakeland for the Road Diet Test and Traffic Study through the city's Dixieland area along South Florida Avenue. The $950,000 project will construct a new traffic pattern on the avenue from Ariana Street to Lime Street in downtown Lakeland.
In an effort to improve overall traffic flow, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is in the midst of replacing the aging Sen. Philip D. Beall Sr. Memorial Bridge (Pensacola Bay Bridge) connecting the cities of Pensacola and Gulf Breeze via U.S.
For more than a century, the east coast of South Florida has been an area of the country that attracts people worldwide for both vacations and year-round living — and that allure may never end.
And what's not to like? Warm temperatures 12 months out of the year; wide, glistening beaches; and a range of lifestyles available for people of all ages are just a few attractions of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Palm Beach area.
Phase 2 of the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) First Coast Expressway project (FCE) is underway and expected to be delivered in mid-2025. Back in March, crews from Sacyr Construction USA LLC first began working on the north segment of the job, a $229 million contract that is being funded by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise.
The $13.46 million re-decking of four bridges along Interstate 95 in Port St. Lucie at Glades Cut Off Road (County Road 709) and Ten Mile Creek (just south of Okeechobee Road/Exit 129) will be completed in weeks, much to the relief of motorists that are now able to enjoy a smooth ride.
Crane operators have set the last tub girder segment at the Interstate 4 and State Road 408 interchange in downtown Orlando, marking a critical moment of progress for the busiest junction in the 21-mi. project. Tub girders are large U-shaped beams used for support under elevated roadways.
Built in the 1970s, 3.417 mi. of Kings Highway from south of State Road 70 to north of the I-95 overpass are being rebuilt by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), and the road near the city of Fort Pierce (Saint Lucie County) is being expanded to two lanes in each direction with a 30-ft.
Phase 8 of the Krome Avenue reconstruction and widening program, a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) initiative, began in mid-January and is expected to be completed in April 2020, when crews from Halley Engineering Contractors Inc. (HEC) deliver the $37.8 million contract that has them working in western Miami-Dade County.
In Bay County, Fla., work is under way on a $50 million, multiyear construction project that calls for a four-lane roadway on SR 388 from SR 79 to east of Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is overseeing the work, which officially began in February.
In the busy phosphate mining district south of Orlando, a two-lane blacktop road all but destroyed by trucks got a new lease on life due to the biggest full-depth recycling (FDR) and asphalt emulsion stabilization project undertaken to date by the Florida Department of Transportation.
At 21 miles long and $2.3 billion, Orlando's massive I-4 Ultimate is the largest infrastructure project in the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) history. By the time the last yard of concrete is placed in 2021, the project will consume 6.7 million cu.