Transportation

Florida Average Gas Price Up 16 Cents

As unrest in the Mideast and Libya continued to escalate last week, so did the price of crude oil. For the first time since September of 2008, the price of oil closed above $100 a barrel.

Protests in Libya continue to cause concern the unrest will spread to larger oil producing countries and disrupt oil supply. In addition, reports showing the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 8.9 percent, the lowest level since 2009, also drove up the price of oil.

St. Johns Weekly Traffic Advisory, March 4th

The following is a list of roadwork underway by FDOT that may impact traffic in Putnam and St. Johns counties March 5 through March 11. 

FDOT Putnam/St. Johns Weekly Traffic Advisory 01/21/11

The following is a list of roadwork underway by FDOT that may impact traffic in Putnam and St. Johns counties through Jan. 28. 

ST. JOHNS COUNTY

SR 206 at the Crescent Beach Bridge:  Lane closures will occur Monday, Jan. 24 through Sunday, Jan. 30 for offloading materials and equipment and to clean and paint the bridge.  For updates to the bridge closure schedule and map of the detour, visit www.nflroads.com/goto/206bridge. To be added to our daily e-mail update list, send an e-mail to sdmancil@pbsj.com.

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.

The Celebrated War of 1812 Tall Ship LYNX Arriving in Jacksonville

The Celebrated War of 1812 Tall Ship LYNX Arriving in Jacksonville

All law-abiding and loyal citizens are urged to be vigilant and alert to the presence on your coast of the weatherly, fast, and heavily armed Clipper Schooner Lynx. The 122-foot square top sail schooner Lynx will be sailing into Jacksonville for the first time on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 11:00 am. Join the flotilla as she fires a salute from her main battery of 6-pounder carronades upon her grand entrance into Jacksonville.  The celebrated War of 1812 privateer square top sail schooner has arrived on the East Coast from Hawai’i & California and is scheduled for a five-year mission along the East Coast of the United States and Canada and will be participating  in the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the Star-Spangled Banner.