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Florida Turnpike

The ongoing ramp construction at the northwest corner of  Pine Island Road and S.R. 84.  (Source: Florida Department Of Transportation)

I-595 Renovation Project May Be Done Early

Good news for drivers who have had to face the battle of traffic on I-595.

01/20/2013

Coffee In Cup With Spoon

Turnpike To Offer Coffee “Pick Me Up” Christmas Eve

The Florida Turnpike will offer drivers free coffee on the on the heaviest travel days during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

12/18/2012

(Source: Florida DOT/Chad Huff) A view of the new Pompano Beach Service Plaza on the Florida Turnpike

New & Improved Pompano Beach Plaza Re-Opens Monday

Just in time for this year’s Thanksgiving travel, a new and improved Pompano Beach Service Plaza on the Florida Turnpike officially re-opens Monday.

CBS4–11/05/2012

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Miami-Dade Commission Gives Green Light To Turnpike Express Lanes

Miami-Dade Commissioners have given the green light to add express lanes to a portion of the Florida Turnpike.

CBS4–10/26/2012

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)

I-595 Construction To Close SB Turnpike Ramp

Drivers heading south on the Florida Turnpike won’t be able to exit onto I-595 for the next three consecutive weekends because of construction.

CBS4–10/16/2012

One proposed design for Florida's new license plate. (Source: Florida Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles via The Miami Herald)

Florida May Get New License Plates

After 14 years with its current license plate design, Florida drivers may be in for a change. Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet will decide by the end of October whether to discard Florida’s well-known license plate design for a simpler design. Learn why.

CBS4–10/13/2012

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New Construction To Ease Turnpike Traffic

Good news for drivers: three of the biggest bottlenecks on Florida’s Turnpike in Miami-Dade and South Broward are about to be history.

CBS Miami–08/23/2012

No cash taken at Miami-Dade toll points (Source: CBS4)

Dig Deeper; Tolls Are Headed Up

Take the Turnpike or travel to the west coast on Alligator Alley? Time to dig deeper at the toll plaza, because rates are going up on all state toll roads and bridges in a matter of days.

CBS4–06/08/2012

(Source: Florida DOT/Chad Huff) A view of the new Pompano Beach Service Plaza on the Florida Turnpike

Pompano Turnpike Plaza Re-Opens After 18 Months, $16 Million

t last travelers on the Florida Turnpike near Pompano Beach can stop in for a Pizza Hut slice or a Dunkin Donut, and all it took was 18 months of construction and $16 million to make it happen.

CBS4–06/06/2012

Turnpike Shooter

Witnesses: Turnpike Shooting Was Like A Movie

Hector Lopez says he will never forget the images of the gunman who went on a shooting spree on the Florida Turnpike, wounding two police officers.

CBS4–05/11/2012

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