ICYMI: Southern State DOT Projects Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

SunTrax aerial, south facing photo

WASHINGTON – Eight state department of transportation projects from Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia recently received regional 2023 America’s Transportation Awards for the positive impact on their respective communities; whether by offering emergency repairs in the aftermath of a hurricane, offering new pedestrian features to encourage active transportation, or developing cutting-edge technology for the future […]

Innovative SunTrax Center Celebrates Grand Opening

SunTrax Facility - Promotional image for Grand Opening press release.

Today, the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Turnpike Enterprise celebrated the official grand opening of SunTrax, with a ceremony attended by elected officials, local representatives, community leaders, and partners. The winner of several construction design and tolling innovation industry awards, SunTrax was created to develop and test emerging technologies that will improve safety and advance […]

SunTrax Announces Industry Forum

SunTrax Observation Tower

The Florida Department of Transportation, Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (“Department”), is hosting an Industry Forum for its SunTrax® Automated/Connected Vehicle Test Facility (“SunTrax”) operator project. SunTrax is a large-scale, state-of-the-art facility developed by the Department that is dedicated to the research, development, and testing of emerging transportation technologies in safe and controlled environments. The Department anticipates […]

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Wins Prestigious 2020 President’s Award for Excellence and Technology Award from IBTTA

Drone footage of the 2.25 mi. SunTrax Oval Track.

Today, during its Virtual 88th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) announced it has awarded Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE)(link is external) the prestigious 2020 President’s Award for Excellence. IBTTA is the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and the businesses that serve tolling. The President’s Award is the top honor […]