Emerson Street Resurfacing Project is Underway

A resurfacing and improvement project on approximately one mile of Emerson Street (State Road 126) from Spring Park Road to the Hart Expressway started the week of June 20. The $1.7 million project includes resurfacing, curb and gutter improvements, pedestrian signal upgrades, including pedestrian countdown timers, and sidewalk replacement. The project also includes resurfacing the…

Wildflowers

Wildflowers! They’re arriving!

As one travels through certain corridors in Florida it is evident small flowers are beginning to pop up and bloom along certain roadways.  Guess what?  They may be wildflowers and we will begin seeing more of them around the state. Florida Department of Transportation’s Wildflower and Natural Areas Program has its roots in the wildflower program created…

Northeast Florida Railroad Crossings Get a Makeover

     Hundreds of railroad tracks cross over state highways and roadways throughout Northeast Florida and thousands of cars drive over these tracks every day. The continuous impact of cars and trains alike contribute to the deterioration of the crossings, affecting durability and efficiency. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Two Rail Office has a crossing rebuild program for crossings located…

Holiday Traffic Safety

Combine peak Thanksgiving travel this holiday weekend with legions of fans arriving in Gainesville for the showdown between FSU and UF football on Saturday, and the need for motorists throughout Northeast Florida to exercise caution and patience on the road is greater than ever. To minimize congestion on roadways, all state road work throughout Northeast…