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FDOT Re-Opens Pensacola Bay Bridge to Four Lanes

June 17, 2021

 


ICYMI: FDOT Projects Receive Recognition from American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida

June 14, 2021

 

 


Nighttime lane restrictions planned for the Pensacola Bay Bridge

June 10, 2021

 

 


Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended

June 5, 2021

 


Florida’s Transportation Funding Provides Safe, Reliable Infrastructure and Keeps State’s Economy Thriving

June 02, 2021



FDOT Re-Opens the Pensacola Bay Bridge 

May 28, 2021


Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended

May 7, 2021

 


FDOT's April 29 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts 

April 29, 2021

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FDOT Appoints 26 to Florida Freight Advisory Committee 

April 27, 2021

 


 

FDOT Commemorates Work Zone Awareness Week, Reminds Motorists Safety is Everyone’s Job

April 26, 2021

 


 

FDOT’s April 15 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

April 15, 2021

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Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended

April 9, 2021

 


 

FDOT’s April 1 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts 

April 1, 2021

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FDOT’s March 29 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts 

March 29, 2021

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FDOT Adds New Interactive Features to FL511

March 15, 2021

 


Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended

March 12, 2021

 


FDOT Celebrates Florida Bicycle Month, Encourages Safety

March 1, 2021

 


FDOT Recognizes National Engineers Week

February 22, 2021

 


FDOT Announces Phased Re-Opening of the Pensacola Bay Bridge 

February 18, 2021

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Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended

February 11, 2021

 


ICYMI: Tampa Named Number One in Nation for Bicycle Friendly Businesses

February 9, 2021

 


Florida Department of Transportation Announces Crossing Guard Appreciation Day and Award Winners

February 5, 2021

 


Governor Ron DeSantis, FDOT Announce Completion of 23rd Street Flyover in Panama City

January 28, 2021

 


GOVERNOR DESANTIS’ FLORIDA LEADS BUDGET PROPOSES $10.4B IN FUNDING FOR THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

January 28, 2021

 


FDOT’s January 21 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

January 21, 2021

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First replacement deck concrete pour completed for Pensacola Bay Bridge

January 15, 2021

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Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended

January 12, 2021

 


FDOT’s January 7 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

January 7, 2021

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FDOT Macroeconomic Analysis Shows Transportation Projects Yield $4 of Benefits for Every Dollar Invested

January 7, 2021

 


Dixie Highway under Roosevelt Bridge Full Closure

January 7, 2020

 


Florida Department of Transportation Keeps Florida Moving in 2020

December 23, 2020

 


FDOT’s December 23 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

December 23, 2020

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December 21, 2020

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For more information on the Pensacola Bay Bridge, visit: fdot.gov/info/PensacolaBay.

 


Weekend Lane Closures for Northbound Roosevelt Bridge

December 18, 2020

 


Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended

December 11, 2020

 


Weekend Lane Closures for Northbound Roosevelt Bridge

December 10, 2020


FDOT’s December 10 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

December 10, 2020

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Florida observes Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

December 7, 2020


FDOT’s December 3 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

December 3, 2020

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FDOT Issues Update on Roosevelt Bridge Repair

November 23, 2020

 


FDOT’s November 19 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

November 19, 2020

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AASHTO Recognizes FDOT Employee with President’s Award

November 17, 2020

 


Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended

November 13, 2020


FDOT’s November 12 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

November 12, 2020

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Media Advisory: FDOT Transmits Final M-CORES Task Force Reports to Governor Ron DeSantis and Legislative Leadership 

November 12, 2020

 


FDOT Invests More Than $1.2 Billion in Small, Veteran, Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Businesses

November 9, 2020

 


FDOT’s November 5 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

November 5, 2020

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FDOT Issues Update on Roosevelt Bridge Repair

November 4, 2020

 


FDOT, Partners Celebrate Third Annual Mobility Week

October 30, 2020

 


FDOT’s October 29 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

October 29, 2020

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FDOT Issues Update on Roosevelt Bridge Repair

October 29, 2020

 


FDOT’s October 22 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

October 23, 2020

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FDOT’s October 15 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

October 15, 2020

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Media Advisory: M-CORES Task Force Members to Convene for Final Meeting

October 14, 2020

 

 


 

FDOT’s October 6 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

October 6, 2020

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ICYMI: M-CORES Draft Task Force Reports Available for Public Comment Through Oct. 14

October 6, 2020

ICYMI: Florida Receives More Than $24 Million for Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements

October 6, 2020

FDOT’s October 1 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

October 1, 2020

M-CORES Draft Task Force Reports Available for Public Comment

September 29, 2020

FDOT’s September 28 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

September 28, 2020

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FDOT’s September 24 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

September 24, 2020

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Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended

September 22, 2020

FDOT’s September 22 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

September 22, 2020

Dixie Highway to Close This Thursday Night and Friday Night for Roosevelt Bridge Repairs

September 22, 2020

FDOT’s September 21 Updates on Hurricane Sally and Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

September 21, 2020

FDOT Recognizes Rail Safety Week, Continues Implementation of Unprecedented Statewide Rail Safety Measures

September 21, 2020

Traffic Alert: Traffic Restrictions Lifted on Garcon Point Bridge

September 20, 2020

Toll Suspension Further Extended on Garcon Point Bridge

September 18, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: Virtual and In-Person Community Open Houses Provide More Public Engagement Opportunities in the M-CORES Planning Process

September 18, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: M-CORES Task Force Members Meet to Review and Refine Draft Report

September 17, 2020

FDOT’s September 17 Update on Garcon Point Bridge

September 17, 2020

Toll Suspension Extended on Garcon Point Bridge

September 16, 2020

Governor DeSantis Directs the Suspension of Tolls on Garcon Point Bridge

September 15, 2020

Dixie Highway to Close Nightly This Weekend for Roosevelt Bridge Repairs

September 15, 2020

Dixie Highway to Close This Weekend for Roosevelt Bridge Repair

August 27, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: FDOT Providing Hybrid Option for Upcoming M-CORES Community Open Houses

August 24, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: FDOT Continues to Provide Hybrid Option for Upcoming M-CORES Task Force Meetings

August 20, 2020

ICYMI: FDOT Projects Receive Recognition from America’s Transportation Awards

August 19, 2020

Roosevelt Bridge Repair Update

August 14, 2020

ICYMI: Florida Receives More Than $192,000 in Rail Safety Grants from Federal Railroad Administration

August 4, 2020

FDOT Projects Receive Recognition from Florida Transportation Builders Association

August 3, 2020

FDOT Monitoring Roosevelt Bridge as Hurricane Isaias Approaches

July 31, 2020

FDOT’s July 17 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

July 17, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: FDOT Providing Hybrid Option for Upcoming M-CORES Task Force Meetings

July 16, 2020

Roosevelt Bridge Traffic Advisory and Update

July 15, 2020

Florida Announced as Participant in New Automated Vehicle Initiative

July 6, 2020

Florida's Turnpike Enterprise and the State Road and Tollway Authority of Georgia to Join E-ZPass Network

July 6, 2020

Roosevelt Bridge and Dixie Highway Traffic Advisory

July 5, 2020

Florida Ranked 10th Most Bicycle Friendly State in America

July 3, 2020

FDOT’s July 2 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge and Re-Opening of Dixie Highway

July 2, 2020

FDOT Reviewing Segmental Bridge Inspection Procedures Statewide

July 2, 2020

FDOT's June 29 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge 
In an effort to protect Florida’s transportation infrastructure, Section 119.071(3)(b), Florida Statutes, provides that building plans, blueprints, schematic drawings, and diagrams, including draft, preliminary, and final formats, which depict the internal layout and structural elements of a building, arena, stadium, water treatment facility, or other structure owned or operated by an agency are exempt from the requirements of Florida’s Public Records Law. The redactions included in the documents were made pursuant to this law.

FDOT’s June 26 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge 

June 26, 2020

FDOT’s June 25 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

June 25, 2020

FDOT’s June 24 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

June 24, 2020

FDOT’s June 23 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

June 23, 2020

FDOT’s June 22 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

June 22, 2020

FDOT’s June 21 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

June 21, 2020

FDOT’s June 20 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

June 20, 2020

FDOT’s June 19 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

June 19, 2020

FDOT Provides Update on I-10 Checkpoint at Florida/Alabama State Line

June 5, 2020

ICYMI: FDOT Projects Receive Recognition from American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida

May 28, 2020

ICYMI: Florida Department of Transportation wins Tenth Consecutive Perpetual Pavement Award

May 28, 2020

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces the Opening of the I-4/S.R. 408 Interchange Ramps Three Months Ahead of Schedule

May 21, 2020

Florida Department of Transportation's Turnpike Enterprise Resumes Food Services at Plazas

May 11, 2020

FDOT Announces Second Phase of Critical Infrastructure Project Accelerations

May 8, 2020

PHOTO RELEASE: FDOT, Florida Trucking Association, FHP Thank Truck Drivers with Free Meals

May 7, 2020

FDOT and Florida Trucking Association to Distribute Free Meals for Truck Drivers

May 6, 2020

FDOT Works with Partners to Provide Safe Pedestrian Bridge at FIU

May 6, 2020

FDOT Accelerates Significant Portions of I-4 Ultimate Project

April 11, 2020

FDOT Accelerates Critical Infrastructure Projects Valued at $2.1 Billion

April 01, 2020

FDOT Furthers the Implementation of Executive Order 20-86 at Florida/Georgia Line on I-95

March 28, 2020

FDOT Provides Guidance for Implementation of Executive
Order 20-86

March 24, 2020

FDOT Provides Guidance for Implementation of Executive
Order 20-80

March 24, 2020

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Temporarily Closing SunPass Customer Service Center Walk-In Services

March 21, 2020

Florida Department of Transportation’s Turnpike Enterprise Discontinues Food Services at Plazas

March 21, 2020

Florida Department of Transportation’s Turnpike Enterprise Will Process All Vehicles Electronically Through Toll-By-Plate

March 19, 2020

FDOT Releases Plan to Enhance Existing Corridors and Environmental Features within Proposed M-CORES Projects

March 6, 2020

Governor DeSantis, Legislative Leaders, and FDOT Identify Significant Solutions to Reduce Congestion on Palmetto Expressway

February 24, 2020

FDOT Celebrates National Engineers Week

February 17, 2020

FDOT Releases Initial Suncoast Connector Avoidance Graphic, Maintains Commitment to Preserving Florida’s Most Precious Resources

February 13, 2020

 

 

FDOT Releases Initial Northern Turnpike Connector Avoidance Graphic, Maintains Commitment to Preserving Florida’s Most Precious Resources

February 13, 2020

 

FDOT Releases Initial Southwest-Central Florida Connector Avoidance Graphic, Maintains Commitment to Preserving Florida’s Most Precious Resources

February 11, 2020

 

FDOT Commends Governor DeSantis’ Strategic Vision for Florida’s Transportation Infrastructure in 2020

January 14, 2020

Florida Department of Transportation Concludes Unprecedented Year Under Governor Ron DeSantis

December 20, 2019

FDOT Secretary Directs Unprecedented Rail Safety Measures, Launches Statewide Education Initiative

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December 5, 2019

Media Advisory: FDOT Secretary Thibault to Announce Statewide Rail Safety Initiative

December 4, 2019

FDOT Issues Update Regarding Improvements to Florida Turnpike Enterprise’s Centralized Customer Service System

-  Review of SunPass Centralized Customer Service System - Final Report

November 24, 2019

Innovative SunTrax To Undergo Next Phase of Construction

November 20, 2019

Governor DeSantis’ Bolder, Brighter, Better Future Budget  Proposes $9.9b In Funding For The Florida Department Of Transportation

November 18, 2019

FDOT Releases Agenda for M-CORES Task Force December Meetings, Schedules Additional Public Meetings

-  Northern Turnpike Connector Task Force Meeting #3

-  Suncoast Connector Task Force Meeting #3

-  Southwest-Central Florida Connector Task Force Meeting #3

November 8, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Joins FDOT for Groundbreaking of the Tyndall Flyover  

November 6, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis and FDOT Announce $1.4 Billion Westshore Area Interchange Construction Project 
October 24, 2019

FDOT Statement on Today's NTSB Meeting
October 22, 2019

FDOT Statement on Release of NTSB FIU Pedestrian Bridge Docket
October 8, 2019

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Announces RFI for SunPass System
September 24, 2019

Tolls to be Reinstated Along Florida’s Turnpike, Other Roads
September 4, 2019

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Reopens Fort Pierce Service Plaza  
September 4, 2019

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Reopens Two Service Plazas Closed for Hurricane Dorian 
September 3, 2019

Three Florida’s Turnpike Service Plazas to Close for Hurricane Dorian
September 2, 2019

Update 2: Governor DeSantis Directs the Suspension of Tolls
September 2, 2019

Governor DeSantis Directs the Suspension of Tolls
September 1, 2019

SunRail Service Suspension Next Week

August 30, 2019

FDOT Launches M-CORES Studies at Task Force Meeting
August 27, 2019

 

M-CORES Media Advisory -  Live Video Stream and Online Resources Available for M-CORES Kick-Off Meeting
August 27, 2019

FDOT Wins Two Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) Regional Competition Awards
August 20, 2019

FDOT Announces Nicola Liquori as New FTE Executive Director
August 16, 2019


FDOT Announces Members of The Multi-Use Corridors Of Regional Economic Significance (M-CORES) Task Forces

August 1, 2019

FDOT Announces Website For Florida Multi-Use Corridors Of Regional Economic Significance (M-CORES)
July 31, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Applauds USDOT Funding of Nearly $100 Million for Two Major Projects in Florida
June 25, 2019

Governor DeSantis’ “Bold Vision For A Brighter Future” Budget Provides $10.8 Billion In FDOT Funding
June 21, 2019

FDOT to Resume Contractually Obligated Monthly Payments to Conduent
June 10, 2019

Governor DeSantis Announces Full Funding Now in Place for Critical Tamiami Trail Project
June 3, 2019

FDOT Announces New Congestion Relief for I-295 in Jacksonville
May 13, 2019

Florida International University Bridge Statement and Update
May 6, 2019

FDOT Recognizes May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
May 1, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Calls on FDOT to Extend Deadline for Hurricane Michael Debris Removal
April 10, 2019

FDOT: SunPass Customers Are Our Priority
March 29, 2019

SunPass® Update
February 26, 2019

Florida Department of Transportation Announces Crossing Guard Appreciation Day and Award Winners
February 1, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Selects Kevin J. Thibault as Secretary of The Florida Department of Transportation
January 18, 2019

Florida Department of Transportation Statement on Status of Mid-Bay Bridge
January 10, 2019

U.S. 98 Now Open to Two-Way Traffic
October 18, 2018

Emergency/Temporary Repairs to U.S. 98 Underway
October 17, 2018

Gov. Scott: FHP Escorts Communications Assets into Impacted Areas
October 12, 2018

Gov. Scott Offers Utility Companies Additional Push Crews to Aid in Power Restoration
October 12, 2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael
October 9, 2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael
October 8, 2018

Florida Hits All-Time High Safety Belt Usage Rate
October 1, 2018

FDOT Highlights Statewide Child Passenger Restraint Use In 2018
September 28, 2018

FDOT’s I-75 at University Parkway Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) Project Named One of the Best Transportation Projects in the Nation
August 30, 2018

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: WTSP Misses the Mark
August 21, 2018

Florida Department of Transportation Announces SunPass Overdraft Reimbursement Process and Enhanced Customer Service
August 16, 2018

FDOT: SunPass Transaction Backlog Successfully Cleared
August 14, 2018

FDOT: SunPass Customers Must be Made Whole
August 3, 2018

Florida Department of Transportation to Withhold Payments to SunPass Vendor
Secretary Dew letter to Conduent
July 16, 2018

Florida Department of Transportation’s Turnpike Enterprise Announces Improvements to New SunPass Centralized Customer Service System
July 3, 2018

Governor Scott: FDOT Begins Process for Privately Funded High-Speed Rail from Orlando to Tampa
June 22, 2018

SunPass: No Late Fees or Penalties During Website and Mobile App Update
June 21, 2018

Florida Department of Transportation Announces Free Streetcar Service for Downtown Tampa
June 12, 2018

FDOT to Begin 17th Avenue Interchange Project Ahead of Schedule
June 8, 2018

FIU Public Records
May 2, 2018

FDOT Releases Additional Information Regarding FIU Bridge Collapse
March 16, 2018

Preliminary Fact Sheet on FIU Pedestrian Bridge Collapse
March 15, 2018

Governor Scott Proclaims March Florida Bicycle Month
March 5, 2018

Gov. Scott Directs FDOT to Implement Evacuation and Fuel Capacity Improvements During Emergencies
February 2, 2018

Gov. Scott Urges North Florida Families to Prepare for Severe Cold Weather
January 2, 2018