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Florida's Turnpike

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Top Florida's Turnpike Articles

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  • 08/04: Business events

    Chamber Winter Park: Good Morning Winter Park, 7:45 a.m. Aug. 8, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce/Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave., Winter Park. Cost: free. Details: 407-644-8281 or winterpark.org. Oviedo-Winter Springs: Bagels and Business event...
  • Newcomer takes on incumbent in House District 81

    Kevin Rader has had to fight his whole political life. In 2008, he won a Democratic primary election for state House District 81. In 2010, he won a primary fight for a state Senate seat, but lost in the general election. In 2012, Rader regained his House...
  • FHP: 7-vehicle pileup caused brief shutdown of turnpike in Lake

    FHP: 7-vehicle pileup caused brief shutdown of turnpike in Lake
    A crash in Lake County briefly shutdown Florida's Turnpike southbound lanes Friday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Seven vehicles collided near mile marker 279, six miles south of the Clermont exit, about 6:30 p.m. But the...
  • Traffic: Pileup crash shuts down Florida's Turnpike in Lake County

    Traffic: Pileup crash shuts down Florida's Turnpike in Lake County
    All southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike are closed in Lake County after a crash involving several vehicles near U.S. Highway 27. The crash happened about 4:10 p.m. Several people may have been injured in the pileup. According to WESH-Channel 2,...
  • McGinnis family selling Broward ski school property

    McGinnis family selling Broward ski school property
    The McGinnis family has announced plans to sell its 44-acre Broward County lake property where it has operated a popular ski school for much of the past three-plus decades. The land at the northeast corner of Florida's Turnpike and Interstate 595 in...
  • Carjacking leads to fatal accident on Florida's Turnpike

    Carjacking leads to fatal accident on Florida's Turnpike
    One teen is dead and another in critical condition after they crashed the car they allegedly carjacked from a man in Oakland. According to Oakland police, Kenneth Tyrone Linton, 19, of Winter Garden, and David Jones, 17, of Oakland, carjacked a man on...
  • Electronic tolling years off for PB

    Q: Regarding the raise in tolls on the turnpike that takes effect for SunPass and Toll by Plate on July 1, wasn't there a plan to stop Toll by Plate and toll booths altogether? Wasn't there a plan to just make it SunPass exclusively? Craig Van Wagner,...
  • 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...
  • Want to flee? Here's what you should know

    If you want to evacuate, where should you go? Emergency managers urge residents if possible to hunker down in their own county – at least five to 10 miles inland. If you leave, you risk getting stuck in traffic, running out of gas or being chased...
  • Someone's got to pick up the roadkill — but who?

    Someone's got to pick up the roadkill — but who?
    You see an animal on the road. It might be a raccoon or a duck, a stray dog or cat. And it's dead. Who you gonna call? That all depends on the street. If the animal is on private property, you call a private pickup service. If it's a state road,...
  • Turnpike's Commercial exit to be upgraded

    Q: At the Commercial Boulevard interchange at Florida's Turnpike, drivers exiting from both directions are forced to weave to get in the correct lanes at the toll plaza to go east or west on Commercial. Southbound drivers who want to go west on Commercial...
  • ALERTA DE TRAFICO: Demoras en la I-95 por varios accidentes

    ALERTA DE TRAFICO: Demoras en la I-95 por varios accidentes
    Esta maƱana de martes, los accidentes y otros incidentes que se informa en las carreteras de la zona por la Patrulla de Carreteras de Florida, el Departamento de Transporte y otras agencias de la Florida incluyen: I-95 07:40 am: accidente autopista I-...