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FDOT Fact Sheet

The Florida Department of Transportation is committed to providing a safe transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, enhances economic prosperity and preserves the quality of our environment and communities. Fast Facts about FDOT

· Decentralized · Tallahassee Central Office · Seven Districts and Florida's Turnpike Enterprise · 7,450 employees statewide · Oversight provided by the Florida Transportation Commission · Trust funded by user fees · $7.0 billion in fiscal year 2005/2006 budget · $31.1 billion in the five-year work program · $2.2 billion average contract lettings for the past five years

Fast Facts about Florida's Transportation System

· $1.00 invested in transportation = $5.50 in user benefits · State Highway System has 41,000 lane miles and 6,381 bridges · 800 aviation facilities (131 are public of which 19 have scheduled service) · 29 Fixed-route Transit Systems · 14 seaports · 2,707 railway miles

District Offices The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is decentralized in accordance with legislative mandates. Each of the districts is managed by a District Secretary. The districts vary in organizational structure, but in general each has major divisions for Administration, Planning, Production and Operations. Also, each district has a Public Information Office and General Counsel Office that report to the District Secretary.

Public Affairs Program Office Brian Rick, Public Outreach & Media Specialist 1000 NW 111 Ave, Rm. 6134 Miami, FL 33172 305-470-5225

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District Six Major cities: Coral Gables, Hialeah, Homestead, Key West, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Gardens and North Miami Counties: Miami-Dade and Monroe. District Four Major cities: Belle Glade, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Pierce, Hollywood, Pompano Beach, Stuart, Vero Beach, and West Palm Beach Counties: Broward, Indian River, Martin, Palm Beach, St. Lucie. District Six System Summary:

· Centerline miles - 691 · Lane miles - 2,874 · Fixed bridges - 904 · Movable bridges - 13

District Four System Summary:

· Centerline miles ­ 1,385 · Lane miles ­ 6,016 · Fixed bridges - 663 · Movable bridges - 38

The district is home to 2.4 million people. Its roads are traveled more than 30.8 million miles daily. FDOT provides funding assistance to the Metro-Dade Transit Authority, which operates 650 passenger vehicles in the district and the City of Key West Transit Authority. The area is also served by seven public airports, and 78 private airports, two rail lines, and one deep-water port, the Port of Miami. District 6-main office 1000 N.W. 111 Avenue Miami, Florida 33172 (305) 470-5197 District 6 Public Information (305) 470-5225 FAX: (305) 470-5610 Toll Free 1-800-435-2368

The district is home to 3.3 million people. Its roads are traveled more than 52.4 million miles daily. FDOT provides assistance to Tri-Rail (a commuter rail service), to Gold Coast Commuter Services (a commuter assistance program) and to two major transit authorities (Broward County Transit and Palm Tran) with 319 passenger vehicles. The area is served by 90 airports, three deep-water ports, and two railroads. District 4-main office 3400 West Commercial Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33309 (954) 777-4110 District 4 Public Information (954) 777-4091 FAX: (954) 777-4197 Toll Free 1-800-336-8435

Public Affairs Program Office Brian Rick, Public Outreach & Media Specialist 1000 NW 111 Ave, Rm. 6134 Miami, FL 33172 305-470-5225

95 Express www.95Express.com 1-877-95X-FDOT FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION February 2008

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