Tag: Interstate 75

News Service Of FloridaFebruary 3, 2018
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From “dynamic” message signs along Interstate 75 to completing certain turnpike projects on time, Gov. Rick Scott called Friday for a series of improvements to help with disaster evacuations. The directives, based in part on suggestions from the state Department of Transportation, came as lawmakers continue to review proposals aimed at addressing fallout from the […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 14, 2017
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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
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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 […]

Peter SchorschApril 10, 2016

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Is State Sen. Greg Evers becoming the Hamlet of the Florida Panhandle? Reports first floated last year that the Okaloosa County Republican was toying with the idea of running for Santa Rosa County sheriff, to replace the retiring incumbent there. He was later mentioned as eyeing the job of Okaloosa County’s property appraiser. And Pensacola political blogger Rick Outzen added a 2018 run for Commissioner of Agriculture to […]

Marc YachtJuly 1, 2015

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Many skeletons exist in Northern city closets espousing Black oppression. Black Northern migration after the Civil War is important history for all Americans to understand.  The South has no lock on racism. However, the recent South Carolina church killings by a demented young white supremacist rekindles a stark realization. The fires of racial hatred remain […]


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