Published: Oct 25, 2012 10:21 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Department of Transportation will spend about $3 million to install electronic message signs and cameras along Interstate 75 in north Florida.
    
The Gainesville Sun (http://bit.ly/QHJGyM ) reported Thursday that it will take about a year for the Intelligent Transportation System devices to go up along the portion of I-75 where a series of crashes killed 11 motorists in January.
    
State Rep. Keith Perry, a Republican from Gainesville, says the signs will be installed along a 10-mile stretch from Micanopy to Williston Road along I-75 and along a section of U.S. 441 in the Paines Prairie area.
    
He says they signs will help keep motorists safer in wake of the January crash. Officials say the crash occurred after a combination of fog and smoke created poor visibility.
    
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Information from: The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun, http://www.gainesvillesun.com

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