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Florida's Turnpike

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  • Bald eagles nesting near Turnpike in Deerfield

    Bald eagles nesting near Turnpike in Deerfield
    A tree next to Florida's Turnpike may not be the most likely place for a bald eagle couple to make their home. But within 100 yards of the rushing traffic stands a bald eagle nest with at least one chick, the second active nest known to exist in...
  • Sawgrass Expressway stops accepting cash Saturday night

    Sawgrass Expressway stops accepting cash Saturday night
    Hold on to your quarters. The next wave in electronic tolling moves to Broward County with the closure of toll booths on the Sawgrass Expressway starting Saturday night. By 6 a.m. Sunday, all drivers will pay electronically — either with SunPass or...
  • 04/14: Business events

    04/14: Business events
    Chamber Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, Community Relations ROI, 8 a.m. April 18; Winter Park Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Cost: free to Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281. East Lake...
  • New signs for Griffin, Orange Drive coming to Palm Avenue/Nob Hill intersection this month

    Q: On northbound Palm Avenue, the far right lane turns into a mandatory right turn just north of Griffin Road at Orange Drive. There is no warning that you have to move left if you want to continue north. There needs to be a right turn only sign posted....
  • Traffic: Crash, delays on Florida's Turnpike

    Traffic: Crash, delays on Florida's Turnpike
    Troopers are reporting a crash on the northbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike just before State Road 50. Two right lanes are blocked for now. At least one person is trapped inside a vehicle, according to firefighters. No other information has been...
  • Traffic: S.R. 528, I-4, S.R. 408 all congested

    Traffic: S.R. 528, I-4, S.R. 408 all congested
    Traffic is congested on the BeachLine Expressway this rush hour. The eastbound side is slow from the Interstate 4 ramp to Florida's Turnpike. A crash also is blocking the eastbound lanes near State Road 520 in east Orange County. Other trouble spots...
  • Turnpike makes improvements at Okeechobee Boulevard interchange

    Florida's Turnpike begins work this week on improvements to the Okeechobee Boulevard interchange in West Palm Beach. The turnpike is realigning the southbound exit ramp and repaving it. The ramp will be closed nightly this week from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m....
  • South Florida plant turning waste to cement

    South Florida plant turning waste to cement
    Garbage is starting to help pave our roads and support our buildings. A cement company based in Deerfield Beach, Titan America, has begun turning selected waste, such as car bumpers and scrap cardboard, into construction material. The refuse replaces...
  • Sawgrass Expressway to stop collecting cash on April 19

    Sawgrass Expressway to stop collecting cash on April 19
    Say goodbye to paying tolls with cash on the Sawgrass Expressway. The road's 15 ramp plazas and two main toll plazas will convert to all-electronic tolling beginning 10 p.m. April 19. It will be complete by 6 a.m. April 20. From then on, drivers will...
  • Traffic: Patrol car crash on Vida Vista Drive in Orlando

    Traffic: Patrol car crash on Vida Vista Drive in Orlando
    A crash involving a patrol car is blocking Vida Vista Drive at Hunters Vista Boulevard in Orlando, according to Florida Highway Patrol. No injuries have been reported. The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. Troopers also are investigating a crash that's...
  • Florida tests high-tech devices to prevent wrong-way crashes

    Florida tests high-tech devices to prevent wrong-way crashes
    The state is moving forward with a high-tech plan to prevent wrong-way crashes on portions of Florida's Turnpike and the Sawgrass Expressway. Solar-powered, flashing signs that warn wrong-way drivers and also alert authorities to their presence will...
  • Past time to finally extend Sawgrass Expressway

     Past time to finally extend Sawgrass Expressway
    Ever since the Sawgrass Expressway opened in 1986, there has been one big mystery for Broward County motorists. Actually, it's more than a mystery. For many, it's a source of anger and real inconvenience. Why, motorists wonder, does the Sawgrass...