Tag: bridge
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Ryan NicolMay 23, 2018

A preliminary report shows the National Transportation Safety Board is still searching for answers as to the cause of the deadly Florida International University bridge collapse. The report highlights areas the NTSB will focus on in determining the cause of the accident, noting, “The NTSB is evaluating the bridge design, the construction process, and the […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 14, 2017

Happy news for hurricane evacuees trying to come home and other motorists: Interstate 75 will remain open, the Florida Department of Transportation said Thursday. State officials had warned earlier this week that the engorged Santa Fe River was rising dangerously high under an I-75 bridge in Alachua County. “Flood waters have been receding,” and “FDOT engineers […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 13, 2017

Rain from Hurricane Irma has engorged the Santa Fe River, imperiling an Interstate 75 bridge that traverses the waterway, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) said. The bridge is at mile marker 408 on the northern edge of Alachua County. The river “is expected to crest at historic and unprecedented levels, presenting a potential threat to […]


Sen. Rene Garcia is weighing in on a multi-million dollar bridge project planned for South Florida, telling the Florida Department of Transportation that the Miami-Dade community can’t wait any longer. In a letter to FDOT Secretary Rachel Cone this week, Garcia said he was confident the procurement process established by the state transportation agency “followed […]


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