Back to School in Northeast Florida

It’s back to school time in Northeast Florida!  Are you prepared for additional traffic, student bicyclists and walkers?   Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Ride your bicycle in the same direction as traffic and obey all traffic signs, signals, and lane markings. Pedestrians should use the sidewalk; if there is not one, walk on the side of…

FDOT laying groundwork for future technology

Across the globe, transportation agencies and car makers are testing smart cars and smart highways – including autonomous cars and trucks that drive themselves. But before any of that technology can work on U.S. highways, major investments in technology and infrastructure have to be made in the form of cameras, video detection devices, variable message…

FDOT schedules bridge rehab work this summer

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is kicking off three bridge rehabilitation projects this summer with work scheduled on the Dames Point, Hart and Ortega River bridges getting underway over the next several months. Dames Point Bridge The Dames Point rehabilitation project on I-295 East calls for work on the fender system, joints and shear…