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CFX Section 2B Nighttime Plymouth Sorrento Rd Closures, Detours

August 2017

APOPKA – Crews are scheduled Monday night, August 21, to close Plymouth Sorrento Road just north of Haas-Ondich Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closure and detour are scheduled from 6:30 p.m. – 6 a.m. to allow crews to pour the deck of the new bridge.

 

That work also could possibly close Plymouth Sorrento Road and detour traffic the nights of Tuesday, August 22, and Thursday, August 24. The closures and detours are scheduled on those dates from 7 p.m. – 6 a.m.

 

During the closure, traffic will be detoured via State Road 46, Round Lake Road and Kelly Park Road.

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

CFX Section 1A Nighttime Single Lane Closures on US 441 near SR 429

August 14, 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews are scheduled at night through August 18 to alternate closing one lane at a time on northbound and southbound US 441 from Hermit Smith Road to Connector Road near State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway). The closures from 7 p.m. - 6 a.m. will allow crews to work on overhead sign structures as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

CFX Section 1A Closing Connector Rd at SR 429

August 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews are scheduled at night through August 25 to close Connector Road to through traffic at State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) near US 441. The closures scheduled from 7 p.m. - 6 a.m. are needed for paving, striping and sign work as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).

 

Daytime lane closures also are possible along Connector Road for this work during this time.

 

No through traffic will be allowed on the Connector Road at SR 429 during this operation. This work will require closing the SR 429 northbound left-turn lanes at the Connector Road at night. The SR 429 northbound right-turn lane onto the Connector Road will remain open to provide access to Plymouth Sorrento Road and US 441.

 

Motorists on Plymouth Sorrento Road who wish to go south on SR 429 must turn right onto US 441, and then turn right onto the Connector Road to access the southbound SR 429 ramp.

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. 

CFX Section 1A Nightly Single Lane Closures on SR 429

August 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews are scheduled through August 25 to conduct single lane closures on northbound and southbound State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) from State Road 414 (John Land Apopka Expressway) to near US 441. The nighttime closures are scheduled from 7 p.m. – 2 a.m. to allow crews to install an overhead dynamic message sign, and to pave and stripe the roadway as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).

 

Daytime lane closures in both directions also are possible along SR 429 south of US 441 during this time.

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

CFX Section 2B Crews Close Ondich Rd, Detour Traffic on Several Nights

August 2017

APOPKA – Crews are scheduled Tuesday night, August 15, to close Ondich Road west of Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closure and detour are scheduled from 6:30 p.m. – 6 a.m. to allow crews to set bridge beams.

 

Crews also are scheduled to close the road and detour traffic the nights of Thursday, August 17; Tuesday, August 22; and Thursday, August 24. The closures and detours are scheduled on those dates from 7 p.m. – 6 a.m.

 

During the closures, traffic will be detoured via Effie Drive, Kelly Park Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road. Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

FDOT Section 5 SR 46 Single Lane Closures, Alternating Traffic Scheduled

August 2017

(SORRENTO, FL) – Crews will conduct single lane closures on State Road (S.R.) 46 near Camp Challenge Road from Tuesday, August 8, through Friday, August 11. The closures scheduled from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. will allow clearing and land preparation as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).  Traffic in both directions will be alternated through one lane during this time.

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

 

Wekiva Parkway Section 5, one of the Florida Department of Transportation’s non-tolled road projects, will relocate a portion of County Road (C.R.) 46A away from the Seminole State Forest. This $9.9 million project is intended to improve connectivity between wildlife habitat and reduce the risk of collisions between vehicles and wildlife. Work began on this section on June 5, 2017.

 

C.R. 46A is being realigned 2.5 miles from north of Arundel Way to connect to S.R. 429 east of Camp Challenge Road. Work includes building a multi-use trail along the S.R. 46 portion of the project, and a new signalized, T-intersection at C.R. 46A and S.R. 46. Work is expected to be completed in the summer of 2019.

 

CFX Section 1A Connector Rd Nightly Lane Closures

July 2017

APOPKA _ Starting tonight, July 28 through Friday, August 11, crews are scheduled to conduct single lane closures on eastbound and westbound Connector Road  at State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) near US 441. The closures scheduled from 7 p.m. - 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. are needed for paving, sign and signal work as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).

 

Access to and from SR 429 will remain open during these activities.

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

 

This work is part of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s $56 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from where the SR 429 currently ends at the Connector Road to just north of Ponkan Road. This section officially opened to traffic July 27, 2017; work to wrap up the project will be done over the next few weeks..

CFX Section 1A Nightly Single Lane Closures on SR 429

July 2017

APOPKA _ Crews are scheduled tonight, July 28 – August 11, to conduct single lane closures on northbound and southbound State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) from State Road 414 (John Land Apopka Expressway) to near US 441. The nighttime closures are scheduled from 7 p.m. – 2 a.m. to allow crews to install an overhead dynamic message sign, and to pave and stripe the roadway as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

 

This work is part of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s $56 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from where the SR 429 currently ends at the Connector Road to just north of Ponkan Road. This section opened to traffic on July 27, 2017; work to wrap up the project will continue over the next few weeks..

 

CFX Opens Sections 1A & 1B on July 27, 2017

July 2017

APOPKA - After a brief ribbon cutting noting the long journey to develop this groundbreaking project, the Central Florida Expressway Authority on July 27 opened it's first five miles of the Wekiva Parkway. CFX began opening the lanes from the State Road 429 Connector Road to Kelly Park Road at 3 p.m., with all lanes open by 3:30 p.m.

 

Toll collection will begin on these sections at 5 a.m. on Friday, July 28, 2017. Some work will be ongoing to finish these sections, with lane closures and other traffic impacts continuing to be needed. Stay tuned here and follow the project on Facebook and Twitter for real-time updates.

 

CFX Section 1A Schedules US 441 Nighttime Lane Closures

July 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews are scheduled at night on July 23 & 24 to close the inside southbound lane of US 441 from Hermit Smith Road to Connector Road near State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway). . The closures from 7 p.m. - 6 a.m. will allow crews to install an overhead sign structure as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).

 

On July 25 & 26 crews at night will close the outside northbound lane of US 441 from Plymouth Sorrento Road to Connector Road near SR 429. The closures from 7 p.m. - 6 a.m. will allow crews to perform the same operation.

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

 

This work is part of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s $56 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from where the SR 429 currently ends at the Connector Road to just north of Ponkan Road. This section is scheduled to open to traffic this summer.

 

CFX Section 2C SR 46 Nighttime Road Closure & Detour

July 2017

SORRENTO _ Crews are scheduled to close State Road 46 from east of Round Lake Road to Swan Road on Tuesday night, July 25. The closure is scheduled from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. so crews can pour concrete on the bridge over SR 46 as part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) project.

 

During the closure, traffic will be detoured via Round Lake Road, Wolf Branch Road and County Road 437 to get back to SR 46. A portion of SR 46 between CR 437 and Swan Road will be open to local traffic only.

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers.  Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

 

The Central Florida Expressway Authority began construction May 2, 2016 on Wekiva Parkway Section 2C. This $49.48 million section stretches from the Lake County-Orange County line to a planned loop interchange at SR 46 east of Round Lake Road. This section is slated to open to traffic in spring of 2018.

 

This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $271 million in construction costs. Once completed, the 25-mile parkway will complete Central Florida’s beltway, while helping to protect the natural resources surrounding the Wekiva River.

 

CFX Section 1A Crews Close SR 429 at Night, Detour Traffic

June 2017

 

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews are scheduled at night to close northbound State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) from State Road 414 (John Land Apopka Expressway) to near US 441 Thursday, June 29 and Friday, June 30. The closures scheduled from 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. will allow crews to install an overhead dynamic message sign as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).



SR 429 northbound traffic will be detoured onto SR 414 and then onto SR 451 to get to US 441.
 
The SR 414 westbound exit to SR 429 northbound also will be closed during the above dates and times. SR 414 westbound traffic trying to get to SR 429 northbound must exit at SR 451 to get to US 441. SR 414 westbound to SR 429 southbound will remain open during this detour.
 
Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.
 
This work is part of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s $56 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from where the SR 429 currently ends at the Connector Road to just north of Ponkan Road. This section is scheduled to open to traffic this summer.
 
This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $271 million in construction costs. Once completed, the 25-mile parkway will complete Central Florida’s beltway, while helping to protect the natural resources surrounding the Wekiva River.
 

CFX Section 1A Re-opening Yothers Road on June 30

June 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews are set to re-open Yothers Road on Friday, June 30 at noon, to all traffic as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The road has been closed, and a detour in place, to allow crews to build a new Yothers Road bridge over the parkway.
 
Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.
 
This work is part of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s $56 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from where the SR 429 currently ends at the Connector Road to just north of Ponkan Road. This section, which began in June of 2015, is scheduled to open to traffic this summer.
 
This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $271 million in construction costs. Once finished, the 25-mile parkway will complete Central Florida’s beltway, while helping to protect the natural resources surrounding the Wekiva River. 

CFX Section 1A Closing SB SR 429 On Ramp at WB Connector Rd

June 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews are scheduled tonight and Wednesday night, June 20 & 21, to close the westbound Connector Road on ramp to southbound State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) near US 441. The closure scheduled from 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. will allow crews to install bridge wall panels as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).

 

The northbound SR 429 exit ramps onto the Connector Road will remain open to provide access to Plymouth Sorrento Road and US 441.

 

Motorists on Plymouth Sorrento Road who wish to go south on SR 429 must turn right onto US 441, and then turn right onto the Connector Road to access the southbound SR 429 ramp.

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

 

This work is part of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s $56 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from where the SR 429 currently ends at the Connector Road to just north of Ponkan Road. This section is scheduled to open to traffic this summer.

CFX Section 2C SR 46 Nighttime Road Closure & Detour

June 2017

Crews are scheduled at night to close State Road 46 east of Round Lake Road on Wednesday, June 21 as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). Traffic will be detoured around the closure from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. to allow crews to relocate barrier wall and stripe the roadway.

 

On Thursday night, June 22, crews will shift traffic onto the newly built lanes on the north side of SR 46.  This operation is scheduled to occur from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. a This will allow crews to work on the south side of the roadway.

 

CFX Section 1A Closing Connector Rd at SR 429

June 2017

APOPKA _ Section 1A crews are scheduled Sat., June 3 to close the Connector Road to through traffic at SR 429 near US 441. Two of the three SR 429 southbound lanes in this area also will be closed. The closures scheduled from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. will allow crews to do bridge work over US 441.

 

No through traffic will be allowed on the Connector Road at SR 429. The SR 429 northbound left-turn lanes at the Connector Road will be closed. The SR 429 northbound right-turn lane onto the Connector Road will remain open to provide access to Plymouth Sorrento Road and US 441.

 

Motorists on Plymouth Sorrento Road who wish to go south on SR 429 must turn right onto US 441, and then turn right onto the Connector Road to access the southbound SR 429 ramp. One southbound SR 429 lane from the Connector Road will be open during this operation. Minor delays are possible.

 

 

CFX Section 2C SR 46 Nighttime Road Closure & Detour

June 2017

SORRENTO _Crews are scheduled to close State Road 46 from east of Round Lake Road to Swan Road the nights of Monday, June 5 – Friday, June 16. The nightly closures are scheduled from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. to allow crews to install the bridge deck overhang over SR 46 as part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) project.

 

During the closure, traffic will be detoured via Round Lake Road, Wolf Branch Road and County Road 437 (Plymouth Sorrento Road) to get back to SR 46. A portion of SR 46 between CR 437 and Swan Road will be open to local traffic only.

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers.  Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

 

The Central Florida Expressway Authority began construction May 2, 2016 on Wekiva Parkway Section 2C. This $49.48 million section stretches from the Lake County-Orange County line to a planned loop interchange at SR 46 east of Round Lake Road. This section is slated to open to traffic in spring of 2018.

 

This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $271 million in construction costs. Once completed, the 25-mile parkway will complete Central Florida’s beltway, while helping to protect the natural resources surrounding the Wekiva River.

 

CFX Section 1A Closing SR 429 Northbound Nightly, Detours to SR 414

June 2017

APOPKA – Crews are scheduled at night to close northbound State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) from State Road 414 (John Land Apopka Expressway) to near US 441 Sunday, June 4 – Friday, June 9. The closures scheduled from 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. will allow crews to install an overhead dynamic message sign as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).

 

SR 429 northbound traffic will be detoured onto SR 414 and then onto SR 451 to get to US 441.

 

The SR 414 westbound exit to SR 429 northbound also will be closed during the above dates and times. SR 414 westbound traffic trying to get to SR 429 northbound must exit at SR 451 to get to US 441. SR 414 westbound to SR 429 southbound will remain open during this detour.

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers. Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

 

This work is part of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s $56 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from where the SR 429 currently ends at the Connector Road to just north of Ponkan Road. This section is scheduled to open to traffic this summer.

 

This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $271 million in construction costs. Once completed, the 25-mile parkway will complete Central Florida’s beltway, while helping to protect the natural resources surrounding the Wekiva River.

 

 

 

 

CFX Section 2C: SR 46 Nightly Road Closure & Detour

May 2017

(SORRENTO, FL) – Crews are scheduled to close State Road 46 from east of Round Lake Road to Swan Road the nights of Monday, May 15 – Friday, May 26. The nightly closures are scheduled from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. so crews can start building the bridge over SR 46 as part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) project.
 

During the closure, traffic will be detoured via Round Lake Road, Wolf Branch Road and County Road 437 to get back to SR 46. A portion of SR 46 between CR 437 and Swan Road will be open to local traffic only. Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers.  Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.
 
The Central Florida Expressway Authority began construction May 2, 2016 on Wekiva Parkway Section 2C. This $49.48 million section stretches from the Lake County-Orange County line to a planned loop interchange at SR 46 east of Round Lake Road. This section is slated to open to traffic in spring of 2018.
 
This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $271 million in construction costs. Once completed, the 25-mile parkway will complete Central Florida’s beltway, while helping to protect the natural resources surrounding the Wekiva River.

CFX Section 2B: Ondich Road Closure & Detour

May 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews are scheduled Tuesday May 9, to close Ondich Road west of Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closure and detour is scheduled from 1 a.m. – 8 a.m. to allow crews to set bridge beams.



During the closure, traffic will be detoured via Effie Drive, Kelly Park Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road. Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers.

Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

 

The Central Florida Expressway Authority began construction January 4, 2016 on Wekiva Parkway Section 2B. This $79.6 million section will connect to Section 2A, located north of Haas Road between Plymouth Sorrento Road and County Road 435 (Mount Plymouth Road), and to Section 1B to the south. Work is scheduled to finish by spring of 2018.

 

This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $271 million in construction costs. Once completed, the 25-mile parkway will complete Central Florida’s beltway, while helping to protect the natural resources surrounding the Wekiva River.