Public Works

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Florida lawmakers want to preempt local ordinances for projects that get mostly state funding. Despite a litany of complaints from cities and counties, the bill is now heading to the Senate floor.

Secretary Foxx speaking at a town hall event on FAMU's campus
Nick Evans

U.S. Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, is hitting the road to rally support for one of President Barack Obama’s major budget initiatives.  The so-called Grow America Act puts nearly half a trillion dollars into infrastructure projects over the next six years.

Foxx began a four-day, five-state bus tour Tuesday at the Tallahassee regional Airport.  He’s working to highlight infrastructure projects that would benefit from Obama’s transportation budget proposal.  In Tallahassee, he pointed to a project to expand Capital Circle Southwest from two lanes to six. 

New HAWK Crosswalk Helps Connect Midtown To Lafayette Park

Aug 31, 2012
Thomas-Andrew Gustafson

At Gadsden and Fifth Avenue, the new High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk, or HAWK for short, connects the busy shops and restaurants along Thomasville road with Lafayette Park. This first installment is testing how successful the new crosswalk will be.