Posted on Sep 22, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (September 22, 2015) — Global-5 Communications is pleased to announce it has been awarded with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) the 2015 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Transcomm Skills Award in the category of “Website with Consultant” for its work to create the I-4 Ultimate website (

The contest, conducted by the AASHTO Subcommittee on Transportation Communication, is the premier communications competition in the transportation industry, and the awards have become a standard of excellence among state departments of transportation. According to the AASHTO Subcommittee on Transportation Communication’s website (, the Transcomm Skills Award winners demonstrate the very best examples of innovation, planning, production, execution, and evaluation of results and budget.

The I-4 Ultimate website features a robust content management system with a news scroll on the home page as well as multimedia content for the public and news media. More than 10,000 individuals receive an I-4 Ultimate monthly newsletter and weekly construction alerts by signing up through the website. Other tools on the I-4 Ultimate website include information from Florida’s 511 Traveler Information System, recommended alternate routes and content available for sharing on social media.

“The I-4 Ultimate website is a one-stop shop where users can learn more about the project, interchange by interchange, through interactive maps and before-and-after videos and renderings,” said Mary Hamill, President & CEO of Global-5 Communications. “It’s very gratifying to work with FDOT and I-4 Mobility Partners, enabling the I-4 Ultimate project team to achieve its goals and to have the opportunity to produce award-winning work.”

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