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Jacksonville welcomes Florida-Georgia rivalry back to town

Jacksonville has been home to the University of Florida-University of Georgia football rivalry since 1933, and last year, more than 132,000 fans traveled to the game from out of town. With Northeast Florida’s roadways at their busiest this weekend for the big game and Halloween, safety information is especially important for visitors and residents alike.If…

Pinky pink excavator construction truck vehicle FDOT breast cancer awareness month october

Pink excavator promotes breast cancer awareness in October

It’s hard to miss a hot pink excavator on a construction site. That was the idea behind Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) contractors C&L Landscape’s and Jax Dirtworks Inc.’s latest effort to promote breast cancer awareness and support research for a cure. The excavator, nicknamed “Pinky,” works on the Beach Boulevard landscaping project and wears…

2014 Florida Automated Vehicle Summit demonstrations

TEDx Jacksonville speaker makes case for driverless cars ahead of Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

As FDOT prepares to host the Florida Automated Vehicles Summit in downtown Jacksonville and at JAXPORT Dec. 1-2, TEDx Jacksonville welcomes an internationally renowned expert in intelligent transportation systems to speak at their conference this Saturday. According to his TEDxJacksonville speaker profile, Jim Barbaresso has more than 37 years of experience in both the public…

Construction Career Days

Construction Career Days mini event at Camp Blanding

Transportation  construction partners  held a mini construction career days event at Camp Blanding recently to acquaint the Florida Youth ChalleNGe Academy cadets with career opportunities. More people continue to make Florida home and there is a continued increase in visitors to Florida.  An ongoing need exists for qualified construction workers to help build safe and efficient roadway…