Florida Turnpike

(Source: Florida Dept. of Transportation)

Turnpike Officials Working On Plan To Collect Unpaid Tolls

Every year, millions of dollars in tolls go unpaid by drivers who cruise the Florida Turnpike without a SunPass or don’t stop at booths to pay their fare.

03/16/2014

Marisa Catronio, left, Kaitlyn Ferrante, right. (Source: Catronio Family)

CBS4 Exclusive: Florida DOT Performing Pilot Project To Prevent Wrong Way Crashes

Preventing wrong way crashes on Florida’s highways is the focus of a pilot program already underway along an 18-mile stretch of the turnpike in Miami-Dade.

03/14/2014

Florida’s Turnpike south of the I-595 overpass. Columns in median will support the express lanes direct connection bridge. (Source: Fla. Dept. Of Transportation)

Exclusive: The New I-595

For years 595 has been a traffic nightmare.Over this past 4 years it’s been transformed into a whole new road.

02/21/2014

(Photo Credit: www.826-836.com) Southwest aerial image of 826-836 Interchange prior to construction

Steering You Right: Night Time Closures On Dolphin, Don Shula Expressways

Watch out on the Dolphin Expressway Tuesday night. The State Road 836 westbound ramp to State Road 826/Palmetto Expressway southbound will be closed from 11 p.m. though 5 a.m. Wednesday morning.

01/21/2014

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School Bus Catches Fire On The Turnpike

A school bus engine caught fire while on the turnpike southbound Thursday in Northwest Miami-Dade.

CBS Miami–12/05/2013

The Florida Highway Patrol said negotiators were brought in to talk with the man, identified as 59-year old Fredy Gutierrez from Sunrise, who had threatened to kill himself. (Source: CBS4)

Vet Who Threatened To Harm Himself On Turnpike Speaks About It

A military veteran who threatened to hurt himself brought traffic to a halt in I-595/Turnpike interchange Monday morning.

11/11/2013

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DOT Removing Roadside Telephone Call Boxes

Telephone call boxes along the Florida Turnpike and other major highways in Florida will soon become a thing of the past.

10/18/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Wild Ride Through Plantation Neighborhood Sends 2 To Hospital, Leaves Damage Behind

A woman, heading to her Plantation home, missed a turn, crashing through a fence, hit a sunbather on a lounge chair, and then slammed her car into the back wall of a home.

10/11/2013

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Woman Killed, Man Injured In Cat Rescue Attempt On Turnpike

A Boynton Beach woman was killed and a man from Tequesta was injured when he tried to save a cat on the side of the Turnpike.

CBS4–09/24/2013

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Lane Closures Nightly This Week On Turnpike In Broward

If you take Florida’s Turnpike between Sunrise Boulevard and I-595, you will be inconvenienced this week for the installation of an overhead sign.

CBS Miami–09/24/2013

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