Florida's RTMCs are the nerve centers for disseminating information to the traveling public. FDOT has taken a leadership role in the deployment of ITS infrastructures throughout the state, including RTMCs in major metropolitan areas. The map below provides links to information for each RTMC. Additionally, the RTMC locations, with links, are listed below the map.



District 1

District1_RTMCThe District 1 RTMC, named the South West Interagency Facility for Transportation (SWIFT) SunGuide® Center, is located at 10041 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, Florida. The building contains approximately 49,800 square feet and along with FDOT Interstate Operations it houses the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Dispatch, FHP Troop F Headquarters, and FHP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement as well as the FDOT Southwest Area Urban Office (SWAO). This RTMC is operational 24/7/365 to monitor traffic and report incidents on I-75 in southwest Florida.

A District 1 STMC is located at the Manatee County Public Safety/Traffic Management Center at 2101 47th Terrace East, Bradenton, Florida. FDOT shares space in the control room with the Sarasota and Manatee Traffic Signal Regional Traffic Control Center. FDOT began operations here in November, 2014. Operations is for approximately sixteen hours per day during weekdays. Control of all monitoring is transferred to the SWIFT Center in Fort Myers at night and on weekends.

For more information, contact Mark Mathes at Mark.Mathes@dot.state.fl.us.

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District 2

Interior view of the District 2 RTMCThe District 2 RTMC is named North Florida Regional Transportation Management Center (NFRTMC). The NFRTMC is located at 980 North Jefferson Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32209. Opened in November 2015, the NFRTMC facility is over 25,000 square feet and houses FDOT Interstate and Arterial Operations, Florida Highway Patrol (Troops B and G), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, North Florida Traffic Signal Operations, Jacksonville Sheriff Dispatch and the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization. The NFRTMC operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

The NFRTMC facility is equipped with enhanced security features that meet all Homeland Security requirements. The NFRTMC manages over 500 miles of ITS coverage along I-10, I-75, I-95, I-295, and several arterial roadways in over 10 counties. NFRTMC Operations staff are responsible for monitoring traffic and roadways, dispatching Road Rangers, FHP, Safe Tow, Roadway Maintenance and Rapid Incident Scene Clearance within the entire District Two region, and disseminating critical information to motorists through Dynamic Message Signs and Florida 511.

For more information, contact Peter Vega at Peter.Vega@dot.state.fl.us.

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District 3

District3_PensacloaRTMCLeon Tallahassee RTMC SketchDistrict 3 and the City of Tallahassee have a Joint Partnership Agreement whereby the city agrees to administer the design, establishment, operation, and maintenance of the Tallahassee Interstate 10 Freeway Management System and an associated STMC. The STMC will occupy a portion of the 90,000 square foot, multi-purpose Leon County-City of Tallahassee Public Safety Complex, which will be located on a ten-acre site along Easterwood Drive adjacent to the existing Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross.

District 3's Northwest Florida SunGuide Center (Chipley RTMC) Is located at 1074 Highway 90, Chipley, FL 32428. This state-of-the art facility is Florida’s newest regional transportation management center (RTMC) for operations and management of Florida’s District Three roadways. This $24.3 million RTMC is powered by a fiber optic network stretching 158 miles along I-10, from SR 87 in Santa Rosa County to US 90 in Gadsden County. The new RTMC links on the western side to the existing intelligent transportation systems (ITS) covering the Pensacola metro area, and on the eastern side to the Tallahassee metro ITS area. Also covered are 56 miles of US 231, from the Alabama state line into Bay County, and nine miles of US 90, from the US 231 intersection to the Northwest Florida SunGuide Center.

For more information on District 3, contact Amy DiRusso at Amy.Dirusso@dot.state.fl.us.

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District 4
 

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District 4 operates two TMCs: the District Four TSM&O RTMC and the Palm Beach TSM&O TMC.

 

The District Four TSM&O RTMC is located at 2300 West Commercial Boulevard, in Fort Lauderdale and is collocated with the Broward County Traffic Engineering Division. The TSM&O RTMC is staffed 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. RTMC operators monitor traffic conditions along I-95, I-595, I-75 in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties and most recently began monitoring 112 miles of arterial roadway in Broward County. District Four also operates the I-595, I-95 and I-75 express lanes in Broward County, along with future installations of ramp signals on several I-95 interchanges.

 

The Palm Beach TSM&O TMC is located at 2300 N. Jog Road, in West Palm Beach. It is staffed part-time, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Palm Beach TSM&O TMC is collocated with the Palm Beach County Traffic Engineering Division, where operators monitor traffic and provide incident management along 59 miles of arterial roadway in Palm Beach County. The Palm Beach TSM&O TMC serves as a secondary location for emergency operations during hurricanes and other severe weather events.

 

For more information on District Four, visit their website at http://www.SMARTSunGuide.com or contact Nicole Forest at Nicole.Forest@dot.state.fl.us.

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District 5

The District 5’s new state-of-the-art RTMC is located at 4975 Wilson Road, Sanford, FL 32771. This hurricane-ready facility serves as the nerve center for traffic management across the nine counties of Florida Department of Transportation’s District Five. Located in Seminole County, the 44,994-square-foot building is a high-tech headquarters that houses more than 100 traffic managers, Florida Highway Patrol Troop D dispatchers, and other staffers. Aided by huge banks of video screens, they monitor highways and roads with the help of hundreds of highway camera feeds, thousands of live data streams from roadway sensors, and ongoing communications with first responders. This system includes the operation of hundreds of closed-circuit television cameras, dynamic message signs, and vehicle detector sensors on I-4, I-95, I-75, SR 408, SR 417, SR 429, SR 528, and other arterial state roads via the extensive fiber optic network. Operating 24 hours a day and seven days a week, the RTMC monitors traffic and coordinates responses to incidents and crashes on 795 miles of highways and state roads in Central Florida. Other RTMC operations include information dissemination to Florida 511, www.fl511.com web site, and Road Ranger service patrol dispatch. This location has been operational since 2019.

 

For more information, contact Jeremy Dilmore at Jeremy.Dilmore@dot.state.fl.us.


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District 6

Exterior view of the District 6 SunGuide TMCInterior of District 6 RTMCThe District 6 SunGuide RTMC is located at 1000 NW 111 Avenue, Miami, Florida. It was officially dedicated and opened on June 25, 2004. The SunGuide RTMC is a 32,000 square foot facility featuring a multi-screen wall and eighteen first floor workstations. FDOT uses fifteen of these workstations and the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority uses three for their respective staff to monitor control closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, dynamic message signs, and vehicle detectors, and dispatch Road Rangers to clear accidents, remove debris, and assist stranded motorists. Additionally, FDOT uses their workstations to operate ramp signals on I-95 entrances and operate the 95 Express high-occupancy toll lanes. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), co-located in the facility, operates 18 workstations on the second floor.

The SunGuide RTMC is a 24/7, secured facility with CCTV cameras set up to view the building's exterior as well as inside hallways and restricted areas (card entry access to sensitive rooms). An identification badge system provides separate control for the FDOT and FHP personnel.

The building was designed to sustain the impact of a major hurricane and has a diesel emergency generator and an uninterruptible power system supported with batteries for continuous operation during power outages.

For more information on District 6, visit their Web site at http://www.sunguide.info or contact Javier Rodriguez at Javier.Rodriguez2@dot.state.fl.us.

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District 7

District 7 RTMC Architectural RenderingThe District 7 Tampa Bay SunGuide (TBSG) Center is located at the District 7 Headquarters 11201 N. McKinley Drive., Tampa, FL 33612, and provides freeway management on sections of I-275, I-75, and I-4. This two-story building has 19,000 square feet of floor area and is a hardened facility, allowing operations to continue before, during, and after hurricanes or other severe storms.

The RTMC includes Florida Highway Patrol dispatching and the District Emergency Operations Center. Florida Fish and Wildlife, the Florida State Emergency Response Team, FDOT Motor Carrier Compliance Office, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement will also be collocated in the RTMC. The operations staff at the TBSG Center are responsible for utilizing the RTMC as an effective tool for transportation management. The RTMC became operational in March 2007.

For more information, contact Ron Chin at Ron.Chin@dot.state.fl.us.

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Florida's Turnpike Enterprise

Interior view of RTMCInterior view of an FTE RTMCFlorida's Turnpike Enterprise operates two RTMCs located in south Florida within the Pompano Beach Turnpike Operations Center at Mile Post 65, and in Orlando at the Turkey Lake Headquarters complex at Mile Post 263. The RTMCs are the central facilities for the control, monitoring, operation, and management of Turnpike traffic and are operational 24/7. Our dedicated staff is trained to operate nearly 2,000 ITS devices to monitor and respond to the changing conditions on the 460 miles of the Turnpike system.

The original Pompano Beach RTMC came on-line in 1999. It was replaced with a new 11,000 square foot signature RTMC in December 2009, and provides a state-of-the-art ITS platform for Turnpike Operations to work closely with FDOT Districts 4 and 6 RTMCs and Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Troop K through our TMC liaison position at the Lake Worth Dispatch Center and surrounding emergency responder agencies. The 1,200 square foot Turkey Lake RTMC went into operation in 2002, and works closely with FDOT Districts 5 and 7, FHP Troop K, and surrounding city and county agencies.

For more information on Florida's Turnpike Enterprise, visit their Web site at http://www.floridasturnpike.com or contact Eric Gordin at Eric.Gordin@dot.state.fl.us.


For additional information please contact Clinton Smith at Clinton.Smith@dot.state.fl.us