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Traffic Engineering and Operations Office

Call Box On Mile Marker

FDOT Call box removal Plan


  • Currently have 2,752 push button type call boxes
  • There are 58 base stations and 5 consoles
  • Call box removals shall begin immediately and all call boxes, posts, mile marker signs and any other signs related to call boxes shall be removed by January 31, 2014
  • The removal of the concrete pad shall occur by August, 2014
  • If a mile marker panel is part of the call box and is located at the regular full mile location it shall be replaced/reinstalled within one week after removal of the call box with a mile marker panel. If the call box is located at an intermediate mile location then the intermediate mile marker does not need to be replaced
  • Consoles will remain at FHP dispatch office until last call box is removed and then they will be removed and disposed of as appropriate
  • The 58 base stations will remain in place at the towers and they will be put in standby mode until their license expires or they are used for another need
call box
Summary of call box locations
District
Roadway
Number of call boxes
1
I-75
360
2
I-10
228
I-75
156
I-95
124
3
I-10
464
4
I-75
66
I-95
142
5
I-4
52
I-75
82
I-95
274
Beachline
50
6
N/A
0
7
I-275
18
I-75
190
Sunshine Skyway
22
TP
Mainline
530
Suncoast
60
Sawgrass
40
Beachline
14
Joe Robbie Ext
4
Total
2,752



For additional information, please contact Randy Pierce at Randy.Pierce@dot.state.fl.us.