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Florida Bicycle Association Honors D7

Florida Bicycle Association awards are presented to worthy recipients for their contributions to bicycling. The purpose of the awards is to bring attention to the efforts and achievements of groups, organizations and individuals that help shape our vision for all Florida bicyclists to be safe, respected and encouraged to bicycle for transportation and recreation. This … Continue reading

Honoring America’s Roadway Safety Leaders

  (Washington, DC) — During a national awards ceremony on Capitol Hill, the Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today honored the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for its efforts to increase the safety and efficiency of collecting highway lighting level data to reduce serious injuries and fatal crashes on roadways. … Continue reading

I-4 Connector Receives Distinguished Award

On April 21, 2015, ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies) held the annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. to recognize the preeminent engineering achievements that occurred throughout the world in 2014. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) was honored in the Transportation-Highways category with the 2015 FICE (Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers) Engineering … Continue reading

CPM Graduation

Congratulations to the District Seven staff that graduated this past August from the Florida Certified Public Manger Program. This year marked a record for CPM, graduating over 400 public servants in the state. The Certified Public Manager program is a nationally-recognized program at Florida State University for training and developing public managers and supervisors.  The cohort began … Continue reading

Brian Beatty Receives Governor’s Veterans’ Award

On Thursday, August 14, Governor Rick Scott visited the Lakeland National Guard Armory and honored nearly 300 veterans with the Florida Governor’s Veterans Service Award. District Seven’s very own Brian Beaty was one of the recipients honored by the governor for his service to our country and to the State of Florida.  Beaty, a Government … Continue reading

Courtney Campbell Trail Bridge Earns Engineering Excellence Award

On April 29, District Seven’s Lee Royal had the opportunity to represent FDOT at the 2014 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) black-tie gala awards program and dinner at The Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C. Royal, the district’s Government Liaison Administrator, was on hand with representatives from the Ayres … Continue reading

Wildflower Award SR 50

Awards season is in full bloom! (Or at least the wildflowers are…) This past spring, District Seven was the recent recepient of a prestigious Florida Federation of Garden Clubs (FFGC)  2014 Paths of Sunshine Award for the wildflowers along SR-50 near the Withlacoochee Trail overpass in Hernando County. The Brooksville Operations Center and Operations Engineer … Continue reading