Transportation

JTA Wins Federal Clean Fuels Grant; Paves Way for First Hybrid Buses in Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) today announced that it has received a $4 million federal grant to purchase
hybrid buses as a part of JTA’s ongoing fleet replacement program.

The grant is funded through the Clean Fuels Grant Program Funds, a program that supports the U. S. Department of Transportation’s environmental sustainability efforts. JTA was the only Florida agency that received funds.

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update Feb 21

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have risen 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.10/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.16/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Police Chase Shuts Down Phillips Hwy

Police Chase Shuts Down Phillips Hwy
Philips Hwy is blocked in both directions between Reba St and Bowden Rd. Alt. I-95. Here's what you're telling us.

Amanda: "There were literally 25 police cars speeding with lights on heaading east on the buckman bridge about 5 min ago..." (4:45pm, email)

Cheri: "What the heck is going on with this black convertable mustang on 295 and can't count how many JSO officer's?!?!" (4:49pm, email)

Julie: "Lots of police headed that way." (4:54pm, Facebook)

Kaitlin: "Philips is backed WAY up.

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update Jan 31

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.04/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.08/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update Jan 24

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.07/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.09/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Jacksonville Area Florida Department of Transportation Lane Closings Jan 22 - 28

Jacksonville Area Florida Department of Transportation Lane Closings  Jan 22 - 28

I-10/I-95 interchange reconstruction project

Lanes and ramps will be closed nightly at various locations within the project limits from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Sunday, January 23 through Saturday, January 29.  Detour signs will be posted. All work should be finished in early 2011.

 

I-10 resurfacing and widening project between Lane Avenue and Halsema Road

The I-10 eastbound on and off ramp at Chaffee Road WILL BE TOTALLY CLOSED on Thursday, January 27 between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Detour signs will be posted. Single lanes on I-10 will be closed from Sunday, January 23 through Thursday, January 27 at various locations within the project limits between 6:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. eastbound and from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. westbound. This project is scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2012.

Dense Fog May Affect Many Florida Roadways Statewide Through Thursday Morning

Dense Fog May Affect Many Florida Roadways Statewide Through Thursday Morning

Florida Division of Emergency Management officials are urging residents and visitors to use caution during the work week as patches of dense fog may affect many Florida roadways statewide through Thursday morning.