Transportation

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update, August 15

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have fallen 7.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.54/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.60/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Smoky Conditions Could Impact Morning Commute

Smoky Conditions Could Impact Morning Commute

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Signs are up along JTB Monday morning warning drivers about smoky conditions in the area.

A large fire began burning Sunday afternoon in Jacksonville in the area of Hodges and J. Turner Butler Boulevard.

It is still smoky Monday morning, but it was not severely impacted visibility around 5 a.m. Our crew could not see flames or an orange glow from our live location, but our access is restricted because it's private property. 

According to Jacksonville Fire and Rescue, there are two fires burning on the Hodges' family property. Lightning started both fires late Sunday afternoon.

The fires are burning on private property. They're estimated to be about 200 acres. One fire is said to be threatening homes and barns.

At this time Division of Forestry officials say the fires are not under control..

Stuck Truck Snarls Traffic at JTB and US 1

Stuck Truck Snarls Traffic at JTB and US 1

According to a viewer tip, a semi truck is stuck in front of the Applebees at the intersection of Butler and Phillips Highway. Westbound traffic is backed up, expect delays in the area.

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update, July 25

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have risen 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.64/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.69/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update, July 18

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have risen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.60/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.67/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Florida Highway Patrol Releases Results from Holiday Enforcement Campaign

Florida Highway Patrol announced the preliminary results from the Patrol’s Independence Day holiday enforcement effort.  During the four-day heightened enforcement period, FHP increased the number of troopers patrolling Florida’s roadways. Auxiliary troopers augmented FHP’s force.