Florida Department of Transportation


FDOT Provides Temporary Fix to Buckman Bridge After Closure

Construction crews spent nearly nine hours trying to fix expansion joins on the Buckman Bridge in Jacksonville, Fla., following reports of damage the morning of May 27. The southbound lanes of the bridge were reopened late the same day after the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) pulled construction crews who worked on temporary repairs to the roadway, reported First Coast News....


Florida DOT Wins 11th Consecutive Perpetual Pavement Award

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) announced that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has won a Perpetual Pavement Award (PPA). The 2020 award is for a 3.012-mi. section of a two-lane roadway on State Road 40 in Marion County that was originally constructed in 1954....


Gateway Expressway: Tampa's Biggest Project

The Florida Department of Transportation is working on one of the biggest construction projects in Tampa Bay history: The Gateway Expressway. The two-part project consists of constructing two new two-lane elevated tolled roadways that will provide direct connections between U.S....


Key Boca Raton, Fla., Overpass at I-95 Now Closed Until Summer 2022

The Clint Moore Road overpass at Interstate 95 closed March 8, eliminating a popular east-west route through Boca Raton, Fla. The bridge was shut down for construction in connection with express lanes on I-95, according to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)....


FDOT Set to Build New Cortez Bridge During Fiscal Year 2026-27

Construction on a new, 65-ft.-tall, fixed span Cortez Bridge in Bradenton Beach, Fla., is now expected to begin during the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) 2026-27 fiscal year. The state agency's Fiscal Year 2026-27 begins on July 1, 2025, and ends on June 30, 2026....


Florida Governor Unveils Proposed Budget Funding for FDOT

Gov. Ron DeSantis unveiled his Florida Leads budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022. The proposed budget provides $10.4 billion in funding for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). This budget continues to invest in essential improvements and enhancements that will allow FDOT to stay focused on providing a safe and efficient transportation system, while also preparing for the state's inevitable growth....


Pedestrian Bridges, Tunnels Could Be Built in Altamonte Springs, Florida

Seminole County, Fla., plans to build either tunnels or pedestrian bridges on Florida State Roads 436 and 434 in Altamonte Springs to give bicyclists and walkers on the Seminole Wekiva Trail a safer and less frightening way of crossing several lanes of traffic on two of the busiest roadways in central Florida....


Florida Drivers Get Some Relief, But I-4 Overhaul Not Done Yet

There's good news for Florida's Interstate 4 commuters who have dealt with years of white-knuckle driving: The construction on the 21-mi. of non-tolled lanes is finished, sort of, as promised by the state's road agency early this year....


First Coast Expressway Built to Handle Growth in Clay County, Fla.

The First Coast Expressway, known by some as the Outer Beltway project (SR 23), continues construction stretching from Interstate 10 on Jacksonville, Fla.'s Westside down to Clay County and east to St....


New Florida Bridge to Give Better Access to Kennedy Space Center

A coalition of organizations continues to push forward with the replacement of the aging drawbridge at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), a project that offers a glimpse into a possible future when NASA and the Space Force merge their Florida Space Coast facilities to focus more on their core missions....






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