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Ron DeSantis: $90 Million in Federal Funds Headed to Space Coast to Help Infrastructure

This announcement was applauded by Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nunez, Space Florida President and CEO Frank DiBello, NASA, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Sec. Kevin Thibault as well as space industry partners at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. This grant agreement will be used to enhance the connectivity and mobility of Florida’s Space Coast.

Florida Ports Council, Enterprise Florida Look to the Future in Forum on the State’s...

Florida’s seaports have a $117.6 billion economic impact and account for more than 900,000 direct and indirect jobs, while linking communities to vital national and international markets.

Ron DeSantis Showcases State Resources for Small Businesses Owned by Veterans

“We continue working to ensure Florida remains the most veteran-friendly state, offering programs that support Florida’s hardworking, well-trained, and skilled veterans who make great contributions toward Florida’s workforce and economy,” said DeSantis on Tuesday. “I encourage all veteran small businesses and entrepreneurs to take advantage of the state resources available to support their growth”

Ron DeSantis Announces $8.6 Million for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure in Florida

This investment is the latest step in the state’s efforts to provide accessible electric vehicle infrastructure while also protecting air quality and expanding the state’s charging stations by 50 percent along most traveled corridors.

Ron DeSantis: Five New I-4/S.R. 408 Interchange Ramps Open Three Months Ahead of...

“I’m pleased to announce the opening of the I-4 corridor three months earlier than planned after we took advantage of the lower traffic volume by accelerating work on some of these busy roads,” said DeSantis.
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FDOT Will Accelerate the Start of Several Infrastructure Projects Across Florida

“Due to a reduction in traffic throughout Florida during the fight against COVID-19, FDOT will expedite crucial improvements to the state’s transportation system and provide much needed jobs,” the FDOT announced on Wednesday.

DMS Launches Pilot Electric Vehicle Charging Station at the Florida Capitol

Last week, the Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) activated the first publicly-available electric vehicle (EV) charging station pilot at the Florida Capitol, providing EV drivers with a new, no-cost charging solution while visiting the Capitol Complex area. 
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FDOT Looks to Improve Railroad Safety Across Florida

Thibault said the directive was driven by recent train accidents across the state including a woman killed by a Brightline train and a grandmother and two children killed in an accident with an Amtrak train last month.  
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Ron DeSantis, FDOT Start Work on Flyover at Tyndall Air Force Base

On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Kevin Thibault broke ground on a flyover at Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB).

Ron DeSantis Announces Funds to Reconstruct Westshore Area Interchange in Tampa

On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced $1.4 billion for the transportation project. 

Florida Transportation Agencies Honored by International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association

The 2019 Toll Excellence Awards will formally be presented during IBTTA's 87th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, September 15-17, 2019 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. One recipient will be honored with the prestigious President’s Award for Excellence during the awards ceremony.

Ron DeSantis: Florida Plans to Add More Charging Stations for Electric Cars

“As electric cars become more prevalent on our roads and highways, the development of these charging stations is essential to the success of our ever-evolving transportation system,” said DeSantis.
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