Kathy Castor: DOT Sending Gulf Marine Repair a Small Shipyard Grant
“The Maritime Administration's Small Shipyard Grant Program is designed to support small shipyard projects that make capital and related improvements or provide training for workers in shipbuilding, ship repair, and associated industries,” Castor’s office noted.
Ted Yoho: DOT Sending $7.7 Million to Baker County Railyard
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is sending $7.7 million to a railyard in Baker County through the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program.
Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Raise Concerns to Elaine Chao, FAA About Chinese Drones
Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined fellow Republicans U.S. Sens. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, John Cornyn of Texas and Tom Cotton of Arkansas in writing to U.S. Transportation Sec. of Elaine...
Ross Spano Helps Steer $4 Million to Hillsborough County for Buses
This week, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is sending more than $4 million to Tampa Bay to help boost public transportation.
Ross Spano Helps Bring an Additional $8.5 Million to Lakeland Linder International Airport
This marks the second major grant that DOT has sent to Lakeland Linder in recent months. Back in September, Spano, who sits on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the U.S. House Aviation Subcommittee, announced DOT was sending $10.15 million to Lakeland Linder to improve its main runway and to reconstruct runway lighting.
Val Demings, Darren Soto Secure DOT Funds for Wellness and Fitness Center in Lake...
The center will include a wellness plaza, a Zen garden, outdoor training turf, an outdoor classroom, indoor and outdoor pools, an indoor climbing wall, an indoor/outdoor demonstration kitchen, a daylight public concourse, childcare facilities and a sports performance area.
Marco Rubio Calls on Interior Department to Help Finish Tamiami Trail Next Steps Project
On Monday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called on U.S. Interior Sec. David Bernhardt to support the expedited completion of the Tamiami Trail Next Steps project. Rubio wrote Bernhardt asking for his assistance in ensuring...
Port of Fernandina Added to DOT’s American Marine Highway
The designation, which U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao announced last week, also opens the door to more federal funds for the port which handled almost 300,000 tons of cargo last year with that number expected to be doubled this year.
DOT Sending $90 Million to Space Coast to Replace Cape Canaveral Spaceport Indian River...
The bridge provides a critical link between Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral and State Road 405, especially in the transportation of significant payload components.
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: DOT Sending $5.25 Million to Key West International Airport
The money will be used to cut down on noise which has impacted almost 100 homes around the airport.
DOT Sending $17.6 Million to Help Alleviate Rail Obstructions and Traffic in Jacksonville
“Northeast Florida, with its intricate network of railways, highways, and ports, remains a hotbed for federal investment and economic growth,” said Rutherford. “Following other major awards to the region, this grant will ease congestion downtown and clear rail obstructions near major hospitals.
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Helps Key West International Airport Secure DOT Funds
On Thursday, Mucarsel-Powell, who is wrapping up her first six months on Capitol Hill, announced that DOT is sending $360,000 to the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners to help make the runways Key West International Airport safer.