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Long road ahead as Gandy Boulevard commuters await improvement

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“When complete, a six-lane elevated road — three lanes in each direction — will run from east of Interstate 275 to west of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street. The elevated road will then continue as four lanes — two in each direction — from west of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street to east of Fourth Street.” See More …

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I-4 Ultimate update: When you can expect to see work happening

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“The project is expected to have an average of about 2,000 craft workers on-site when construction peaks in 2016, and a total of 140 bridges will be built or improved during construction. Additionally, the project will include the smoothing out of the notorious Fairbanks Curve in Winter Park, and will involve reconstructing the State Road 408 interchanges in downtown Orlando.” …

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FDOT plan in works to connect Tampa to Jacksonville

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“Tampa and Jacksonville are the two largest urban centers in Florida without a direct connection between them. To go from one to the other by automobile, there are only two routes. One could drive I-10 to I-75, which is a roundabout way. Or, they could drive I-95 to I-4, potentially dealing with the Orlando area traffic nightmare.” See More . …

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Toll express lanes could ease Tampa Bay roadway congestion

“The lanes would run along Interstate 275 from north St. Petersburg to south of Bearss Avenue in Hillsborough County. They are also being considered for much of the length of Interstate 75 in Hills­borough and for all of the county’s stretch of Interstate 4, ultimately connecting with the Polk County Parkway.” See More . . . Source: http://www.tampabay.com/news/transportation/toll-lanes-on-local-interstates-under-discussion/2213883 By: Zack …

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Wrong-way driving may be more common than thought

“A string of wrong-way crashes that has claimed 11 lives this year on Tampa Bay’s highways is troubling enough, yet records and research show wrong-way driving might be more common than people realize.” See More . . . Source: http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/accidents/wrong-way-driving-may-be-more-common-than-thought/2199070 By: Caitlin Johnston & Josh Solomon

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Florida’s Toll Lane Boom

“In the next decade, Florida’s biggest cities will add toll lanes to the state’s busiest highways. Nobody knows exactly how much it will cost. Maybe as little as $3 billion. Maybe double that.” See More . . . Source: http://fcir.org/2014/09/14/floridas-toll-lane-boom/ By: Eric Barton

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