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The Seven Mile Bridge in The Florida Keys

Piece Of Concrete Falls Off Old Seven Mile Bridge

Parts of the historic seven mile bridge have fallen into the ocean making it dangerous for boaters near the area.

08/30/2014

(Source: AP)

Passenger Rail Foes Meet With DOT, Scott’s Office

The next stop for a group of wealthy opponents of a proposed Miami-to-Orlando passenger rail service is a meeting with officials behind the private venture.

08/28/2014

(Source:Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Altamonte Springs Starts New Water Conservation Project

The city of Altamonte Springs is breaking ground on a project which helps preserve water for irrigation.

06/15/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Lawsuit Accuses FDOT Of Withholding Public Records

Acting in his capacity as a litigator and not as a legislator, Rep. Matt Gaetz is accusing state transportation officials of stonewalling on a public records request made by a client seeking information about potentially dangerous guardrails.

05/20/2014

(Source: CBS4)

AAA Waits For Meeting With Scott On Speed Limits

A well-known auto club is putting the pressure on Gov. Rick Scott to meet with him in person, in hopes of persuading him to veto a proposal which could increase speed limits on Florida highways.

05/09/2014

GM Safety VP Jeff Boyer (Photo Credit: General Motors)

GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled Cars

One day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they’ve done on the recalled vehicles.

05/09/2014

(Source: CBS4)

House Gives Green Light To Higher Speed Limits

After a sometimes-emotional debate, a divided Florida House on Wednesday gave final approval to a proposal that could lead to 75 mph speed limits on some highways.

04/30/2014

Traffic Cars

Florida Senate OKs 75 MPH Speed Limits

Florida highway speed limits could be raised to 75 miles per hour under a bill passed by the Senate.

04/24/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Faster Highways Bill Speeding To House Floor

Over the objections of AAA, Florida lawmakers are closer to paving the way for some roads in the Sunshine State to be among the fastest east of the Mississippi.

CBS Miami–04/11/2014

(Source: Florida Dept. of Transportation)

Bill To Increase Speed Limit Facing Little Opposition

A bill that would increase the speed limit on Florida’s interstates from 70 to 75 mph are zipping through the state Legislature.

03/30/2014

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