FDOT unveils new “Free State of Florida” welcome & departing signs

The State of Florida updates roadway welcome and departing signs.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — You might notice an addition to the iconic Florida welcome and departing signs on the highway.

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FDOT announced that the phrase, “Free State of Florida,” has been stamped on all welcome and departing signs in the state as drivers enter and leave on major roadways.

Welcome sign:

Departing sign:

The new departing sign includes, “Hurry Back,” to pay tribute to the historic mid-century welcome centers.

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Casey Wright

Casey Wright, WDBO News & Talk

Casey is a former Producer, currently a News Anchor/On-Air talent at WDBO news.

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