SW HULL AVENUE ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT DeSoto County has obtained Small County Outreach Program funding through the Florida Department of Transportation for the repaving of SW Hull Avenue between SW Senate Street and US 17 (SR 35). The project also includes drainage pipe reconstruction and upgrades to... Read More.
DESOTO COUNTY, Fla. – The DeSoto County Road & Bridge Department is scheduled to begin bridge repairs today June 20, 2023. CR 769 (Kings Hwy) will be one lane from CR 760 to CR 761. Please prepare for traffic delays.The scope of work includes... Read More.
Want to know about Road Closures after a Hurricane?Florida’s 511 Traveler Information System is one of the most effective ways drivers can keep informed about roadway conditions during severe weather,... Read More.
FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL March 20, 2023 Early this morning, tragedy struck along State Road 29 in LaBelle as a 27-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle collision involving five cows. The crash occurred shortly before 5:00 AM when the driver of a Ford Mustang and the... Read More.
Punta Gorda, FL – May 10, 2022Just before 2 p.m. on May 9th, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office responded to an incident on Burnt Store Road that resulted in the death of two construction workers.... Read More.
A SARASOTA MAN WAS INJURED AS HE TRIED TO WALK ACROSS A BUSY SARASOTA INTERSECTION LAST NIGHT. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAY 51 YEAR OLD RICHARD MAREK WAS WALKING NORTH ATTEMPTING TO CROSS BAHIA VISTA STREET FROM BENEVA ROAD AT AROUND 10PM WHEN HE... Read More.
SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON WEDNESDAY VOTED 4-1 TO REDUCE THE FEES ON BUILDING PERMITS ISSUED BEFORE FEBRUARY FIRST OF 2013. COMMISSIONER JOHN THAXTON WAS THE LONE DISSENTER. PROJECTS MUST BE BUILT AND HAVE A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY BY THE FOLLOWING FEBRUARY FIRST TO REMAIN... Read More.
A NORTH PORT WOMAN WAS KILLED AS SHE WALKED ALONG A ROAD NEAR HER RESIDENCE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. NORTH PORT POLICE SAY 47 YEAR OLD NANCY FLORES WAS WALKING WITH A FRIEND ON HILLSBOROUGH BOULEVARD NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF YORKSHIRE STREET AT AROUND 7PM WHEN... Read More.
A PORT CHARLOTTE WOMAN DIED SATURDAY NIGHT AFTER SHE WAS HIT BY A VAN WHILE TRYING TO CROSS EL JOBEAN ROAD. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 67 YEAR OLD GEORGE FERL OF PORT CHARLOTTE WAS TRAVELING NORTH ON STATE ROAD 776 APPROACHING... Read More.