February 10, 2016

High Friction Surface Treatments (HFST) are thin layers of specially engineered material overlaid on the pavement of roadways to create a long-lasting skid resistant surface. HSFT is an extremely rough, hard, durable surface capable of withstanding everyday roadway demands, such as heavy braking. HFST restores pavement surface friction characteristics where traffic has worn down existing pavement surface aggregates at less than what it would cost to mill and resurface. HFST can also help...

February 10, 2016

There is no question that pedestrians sometimes face significant challenge when trying​ to cross

Florida roadways. This is especially true of mid-block crossings on roadways with multiple lanes and higher speeds. (Mid-block crossings are those designated pedestrian crossings that are are not located at the intersection of two roadways.) FDOT has been working diligently to create more pedestrian-friendly crossings. 

 

One of the newest pedestrian safety features seen on Central Florida'...

February 5, 2016

Friday, February 5th was School Guard Appreciation Day in Florida. During this year's annual appreciation luncheon for the Seminole County Crossing Guards, the group was awarded with FDOT's Crossing Guard Program of the Year award! This is the Seminole County team's 4th time, in 5 years, of being recognized as the best of the best in the state of Florida! Congrats on a well deserved honor!

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