Florida’s Acosta Bridge in Jacksonville scheduled to resume rainbow lighting after FDOT reverses stance

Acosta Bridge over the St. Johns River at night – Courtesy: Shutterstock – ESB Professional The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) will once again light up the Acosta Bridge Wednesday night after being told its rainbow color scheme was “out of compliance” by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Despite plans from the city to light

What is Florida’s Motorcycle Helmet Law?

Man in a Motorcycle with helmet and gloves is an important protective clothing for motorcycling throttle control, safety concept – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Somnuek saelim Motorcycle drivers are plentiful in the Sunshine State. It’s no surprise why they are so popular. And while motorcycles are fun to ride, they are also very dangerous. 

Almost three years after pedestrian bridge near FIU collapsed killing 6, FDOT set to oversee new design

Florida International University Bridge collapse – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by pleasecat Redemption may soon be on the horizon for construction crews in South Florida nearly three years after a pedestrian bridge connecting Florida International University and Sweetwater’s downtown community collapsed during routine testing and a faulty design, claiming six innocent lives. That date was

City of Tampa Awarded Grant from USDOT

The Tampa Riverwalk. Photo: www.tampa.maps.arcgis.com A federal transportation grant of $24M is being awarded to the City of Tampa to extend the west portion of Riverwalk North and connect to nearby neighborhoods. The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant. The money will pay