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2013-11-22 12:24:20

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2013 Toys for Tots Christmas Train operating between Jacksonville and Miami on Saturday, December 14, 2013. FEC's Christmas Train offers its employees, their families, customers, and suppliers an opportunity to contribute to the Toys for Tots program in the communities along the east coast of Florida. This has become a favored tradition of FEC...

2013-07-19 12:21:21

Accomplishments Create Foundation for Growth TAMPA, Fla., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is celebrating its 50(th) Anniversary in July. 50 years ago, the leaders of Tampa and Hillsborough County saw a significant need for transportation improvements in Tampa Bay. These leaders had the vision to ask the Florida Legislature to create a local transportation agency that would allow the region to use its own resources for these...

2013-02-07 23:01:47

NEC Keystone, Inc. together with Turner Construction help save the FDOT time and money on the MIA Mover project. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 NEC Keystone a sinkhole repair company in business for over 18 years completes work on MIA Mover project. Founded in 1992 as a structural repair and modification company named Keystone Supports. NEC Keystone quickly earned a reputation as a leader in the industry of structural foundation repair including slab on grade and off grade structures....

2012-12-20 12:20:55

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tampa Bay has a newly independent financing tool to help road construction in the Tampa Bay community move faster and become more responsive to the needs of local drivers. Through the sale of more than $455 million in bonds Thursday, THEA has attained financial independence from the State of Florida. This action enabled THEA and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to terminate their lease-purchase agreement and confirm THEA's absolute...

2010-06-08 12:26:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data, Florida's 382 miles of I-95 is the most dangerous stretch of interstate highway in the country. Unfortunately, legislation signed last week has the potential to make Florida's state roads just as hazardous. HB 1271 allows for trucks traveling Florida's roadways to raise their maximum weight to 88,000 pounds. "This weight increase not only damages Florida's transportation...

2010-05-24 09:32:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading up to Memorial Day weekend and a typical influx of traffic on Florida's roadways, Governor Charlie Crist received legislation late Friday which has the potential to make roads less safe for motorists. During the final hours of the 2010 legislative session, the Florida Legislature passed House Bill 1271 which includes language that raises Florida's maximum allowable truck weights. If signed into law by Governor Crist, this bill would cause...

2008-07-03 06:00:52

The Vero Beach Shell gas station located in Vero Beach, Florida, has gone on sale. This major brand gas station with a convenience store is close to the I-95 highway. The gas station is owned and operated by Next Star Rental, a company that specializes in convenient stores (c-stores) and gas stations. The gas station is a 15 minute drive from the beach and serves cars from surrounding areas including Ft Pierce, Port St Lucie, West Palm Beach, Melbourne, Miami and Orlando. The gas...