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Florida Department of Transportation

A busy St. Augustine boulevard needs upgrades to make it more pedestrian friendly. That’s the conclusion the Florida Department of Transportation reached after a safety study. The results were presented Wednesday at St. Augustine City Hall.

Surveyors walked Anastasia Boulevard from the Bridge of Lions to just past the Alligator Farm. It’s a highly-traveled section of State Road A1A.

Among the issues listed, inspectors found:

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The collapse of a section of Liberty Street in downtown this weekend is brining renewed concern about Jacksonville's roads and bridges. The state of the nation's infrastructure is also an issue in the proposed budget announced by President Obama this week, with the president calling for nearly half  a trillion dollars in transportation construction spending. We look at infrastructure concerns and possible solutions with Rick Mullaney, director of Jacksonville University's Public Policy Institute, and A.G. Gancarski, columnist for Folio Weekly and Florida Politics.

Florida Highway Patrol

The safety of the Buckman Bridge has been called into question following Wednesday’s fatal accident that sent a Ford pick-up truck over the guard rail and into the St. Johns River.

Jacksonville Transportation Authority

Whether you drive or take a bus in Jacksonville, state and local transportation officials want you to be prepared for the changes ahead.

Florida Department of Transportation

The short stretch of road where Arlington Expressway meets Atlantic Boulevard in front of Regency Square Mall is in line for some major safety improvements.

Drivers for a new ride-sharing service, Lyft, are now facing significant fines and penalties from Miami-Dade County. The service has been around for about two weeks now, but it's operating illegally.

Florida Department of Transportation

If you’ve got questions about a new toll road under construction on Jacksonville’s Westside, the Florida Department of Transportation is happy to answer them.

City of Jacksonville

Jacksonville's One Spark festival kicks off Wednesday and city officials have outlined road closures and parking options connected to the crowd funding festival.

One of the best options is to park at the Prime Osborn Center's Houston Street lot for free and take the Skyway to Hemming Plaza. There is also free parking in Lot E at EverBank Field with a free shuttle heading to the events.

Interstate 95 inspires more than just four-letter words, it turns out.

Twenty five years ago, poet A.R. Ammons and his wife were driving home from a visit with family in South Miami. Somewhere north of Dade County -- on I-95 -- Ammons looked out his window and there it was: one of South Florida’s infamous mountains of trash.

City of Jacksonville

The portable road signs telling motorists when they can drive across the Mathews Bridge are gone, and they won’t be coming back.

Michael Dunn, Marissa Alexander, and red light cameras are in the headlines today.

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The Florida Department of Transportation is scheduled to permanently close access from the Main Street Bridge in downtown Jacksonville to Hendricks Avenue starting at 8 p.m. on Monday night, February 3.

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Parts of Jacksonville's Main Street Bridge are slated to be closed at various times for at least the next year.

The ramp from Atlantic Boulevard and Philips Highway to Interstate 95 reopened in time for morning rush hour Friday after a day of heavy traffic across Jacksonville.

Student achievement, Marissa Alexander, and Cuba are in the headlines today.

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