FDOT Issues Update on Roosevelt Bridge Repair

November 23, 2020

FDOT Issues Update on Roosevelt Bridge Repair

November 4, 2020

FDOT Issues Update on Roosevelt Bridge Repair

October 29, 2020

Dixie Highway to Close This Thursday Night and Friday Night for Roosevelt Bridge Repairs
Septemeber 22, 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

Roosevelt Bridge Repair Update
August 14, 2020

FDOT Monitoring Roosevelt Bridge as Hurricane Isaias Approaches
July 31, 2020

Roosevelt Bridge Repair Update 
July 17, 2020

Roosevelt Bridge Traffic Advisory and Update
July 15, 2020



Roosevelt Bridge and Dixie Highway Traffic Advisory
July 5, 2020


Roosevelt Regional Detour Map

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

FDOT Reviewing Segmental Bridge Inspection Procedures Statewide

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 

FDOT’s June 25 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge 
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FDOT’s June 24 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

FDOT’s June 23 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

FDOT’s June 22 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

FDOT’s June 21 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge

FDOT’s June 20 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge 
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Crews Testing NB Interior


Towers for shoring


Careful Drilling around Tendons

FDOT’s June 19 Updates on Roosevelt Bridge  


Q. Where can I find definitions of common bridge-related terminology?

A. You can find information and definitions of common bridge-related terms at: bit.ly/30Zh2oY

Q. What does it mean if a bridge receives a "sufficiency rating”?

A. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has information posted here: www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/0650dsup.cfm

Q. When was the Roosevelt Bridge last Inspected?

A. It was last inspected in June 2018.

Q. How did FDOT discover the cracks in the Roosevelt Bridge?

A. During a routine biennial inspection period, and based upon feedback from local partners, FDOT inspectors found cracks on the southernmost span of the southbound Roosevelt Bridge. The Roosevelt Bridge is two separated bridges (three lanes each) over the St. Lucie River. In an abundance of caution, the Department closed the southbound and northbound bridge until a thorough safety inspection could be completed.

Q. Once FDOT discovered the crack in the Roosevelt Bridge, what immediate action was taken?

A. In an abundance of caution, both the southbound and northbound bridges were closed. FDOT immediately assembled a statewide team of bridge experts who began assessing the situation and performing a full structural review. The waterway and FEC railroad corridor remain unaffected.

Q. Who is working on inspecting, evaluating, and repairing the bridge?

A. Experts from around the state include structures materials engineers from the FDOT Gainesville Materials Office, bridge engineering experts from the FDOT Central Office in Tallahassee, and consultant partners and contractors with expertise in bridge inspection, bridge analysis, materials testing, structures repair, bridge shoring and construction.

Q. What has FDOT discovered during their inspection so far?

A. The inspections revealed the first span of the southbound bridge had severe corrosion causing the steel tendons that support the bridge to be severely deteriorated.

Q. How can I find up-to-date information on developments regarding Roosevelt Bridge?

A. You can find up-to-date information on FDOT District 4’s social media accounts or subscribe by providing your email address below. On social media, follow on Twitter: @MyFDOT_SEFL Facebook: @MyFDOTSEFL or Instagram: @myfdot_sefl.

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