State Rep. Ralph Massullo

State Rep. Ralph Massullo

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has abandoned the four corridors it was considering for a northern turnpike extension and is looking at different options, state Rep. Ralph Massullo told the Chronicle late Wednesday.

Instead, FDOT will look at making improvements along Interstate 75 and possibly other corridors to relieve traffic congestion.

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