PROJECT NEWS

FDOT Section 4: Lane Closure Scheduled for Wekiva Parkway

January 2017

Lake County – On Monday, Jan. 23, crews will close the northbound outside lane on the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) from half a mile north of the Orange County/Lake County line to about a mile south of State Road (S.R.) 46. The lane closure, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., will allow crews to perform fiberoptic work on an ongoing Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) project.

 

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

 

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) opened Section 4 of the Wekiva Parkway on Jan. 20, 2016. It includes 3.14 miles of limited access toll road from County Road 435/Mount Plymouth Road, north across the Lake County Line/Orange County line, northeast to west of Old McDonald Road and ending in an interchange at S.R. 46.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Steve Olson, FDOT Public Information Manager at steve.olson@dot.state.fl.us, or by telephone at (386) 943-5479. You may also contact Public Information Officer Mary Brooks at info@wekivaparkway.com, or by telephone at (407) 694-5505.

 

For more information about the Wekiva Parkway, visit the project website at www.wekivaparkway.com and follow the project on Facebook and Twitter. 

CFX Section 1B: Detour Scheduled for Kelly Park Road

January 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews are scheduled today through Wednesday, January 18, to close Kelly Park Road west of Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closures from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. will allow crews to finish painting bridge beams over Kelly Park Road.

During the closure, traffic will be detoured via Round Lake Road, Ponkan 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.

 

This work is part of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s $46.6 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from Ponkan Road to a planned interchange at Kelly Park Road. Work began August 3, 2015. This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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 1B: Kelly Park Road Detour Scheduled for Bridge Painting

January 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews are scheduled today through Friday, January 13, to close Kelly Park Road west of Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closure from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. will allow crews to paint bridge beams over Kelly Park Road.

 

During the closure, traffic will be detoured via Round Lake Road, Ponkan 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.

 

This work is part of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s $46.6 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from Ponkan Road to a planned interchange at Kelly Park Road. Work began August 3, 2015. This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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: Intermittent Lane Closures on Ondich Road for Bridge Work

January 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Over the next several weeks, crews are scheduled to intermittently alternate traffic through one lane on Ondich Road west of Plymouth Sorrento Road as building part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The lane closures will occur daily as needed between 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. for bridge work.
 
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 $270 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 1B: Kelly Park Road Detour Scheduled for Bridge Painting

January 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews are scheduled today through Thursday, January 5, to close Kelly Park Road west of Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closure from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. will allow crews to paint bridge beams over Kelly Park Road and to pave several driveways.
During the closure, traffic will be detoured via Round Lake Road, Ponkan 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.

 

This work is part of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s $46.6 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from Ponkan Road to a planned interchange at Kelly Park Road. Work began August 3, 2015. This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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 1B: Plymouth Sorrento Road Lane Closure Scheduled for Paving

January 2017

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews on Tuesday through Thursday, January 3-5, will alternate traffic through one lane on Plymouth Sorrento Road near Kelly Park Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The lane closure, between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., will allow crews to pave and stripe portions of the road.

 
Electronic message boards will be 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’s $46.6 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from Ponkan Road to a planned interchange at Kelly Park Road. Work began August 3, 2015, and is scheduled to finish in the late spring of 2017.
 
This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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 1B: Lane Closure Slated for Plymouth Sorrento Road

December 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – On Thursday, December 22 and Friday, December 23, crews will alternate traffic through one lane on Plymouth Sorrento Road near Kelly Park Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The lane closure, on Thursday between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Friday between 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., will allow crews to pave and stripe portions of the road.
 
Electronic message boards will be 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’s $46.6 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from Ponkan Road to a planned interchange at Kelly Park Road. Work began August 3, 2015, and is scheduled to finish in the spring of 2017.
 
This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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: Road Closure and Detour Scheduled for Ondich Road

December 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – On Tuesday, December 20 and Wednesday, December 21 crews are scheduled to close Ondich Road west of Plymouth Sorrento Road as building part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closures and detours are scheduled from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. to allow crews to install bridge beams.

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.

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 $270 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 1B: Plymouth Sorrento Road Closure Scheduled

December 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – On Monday, December 19 and Tuesday, December 20, flaggers will alternate traffic through one lane on Plymouth Sorrento Road near Kelly Park Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closure from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. will allow crews to pave and stripe Plymouth Sorrento Road.
 
Electronic message boards will be 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’s $46.6 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from Ponkan Road to a planned interchange at Kelly Park Road. Work began August 3, 2015, and is scheduled to finish in the spring of 2017.
 
This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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: Lane Closure Scheduled for Plymouth Sorrento Road

December 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – On Friday, December 16, crews are scheduled to close the northbound lane of Plymouth Sorrento Road just north of Haas Road-Ondich Road as building part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The lane closure is scheduled from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. to allow bridge work and other work.
 
Flaggers will alternate traffic in both directions through one lane. 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 $270 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 1B: Kelly Park Road Detour And Lane Closure Scheduled for Paving

December 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – On Thursday, December 15 and Friday, December 16, crews are scheduled to close Kelly Park Road between Round Lake Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closure from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. will allow crews to pave and stripe Kelly Park Road.

Traffic will be detoured via Round Lake Road, Ponkan Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road during the closure. Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers.

On Saturday, December 17, crews will alternate traffic through one lane on Kelly Park Road east of Plymouth Sorrento Road to finish paving from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  
 
Electronic message boards will be 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’s $46.6 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from Ponkan Road to a planned interchange at Kelly Park Road. Work began August 3, 2015, and is scheduled to finish in the spring of 2017.
 
This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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 1B: Detour for Bridge Work Scheduled for Kelly Park Road

December 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – On Tuesday, December 13, and Wednesday December 14, crews are scheduled to close Kelly Park Road between Round Lake Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closure from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. will allow crews to paint bridge girders over Kelly Park Road.


Traffic will be detoured via Round Lake Road, Ponkan Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road during the closure. 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 $46.6 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from Ponkan Road to a planned interchange at Kelly Park Road. Work began August 3, 2015 and is scheduled to finish in spring of 2017.

 

This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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: Lane Closure Scheduled for Plymouth Sorrento Road

December 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – On Wednesday, December 7 and Friday, December 9 crews are scheduled to close the northbound lane of Plymouth Sorrento Road just north of Haas Road-Ondich Road as building part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The lane closure is scheduled from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. to allow bridge wall and other work.
 
Flaggers will alternate traffic in both directions through one lane. 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 $270 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 1B: Kelly Park Road Detour Scheduled

December 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – On Tuesday, December 6, and Friday, December 9, crews are scheduled to close Kelly Park Road between Round Lake Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closure from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. will allow crews to paint bridge beams over 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.

This work is part of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s $46.6 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from Ponkan Road to a planned interchange at Kelly Park Road. Work began August 3, 2015. This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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 1B: Detour Scheduled for Kelly Park Road

December 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – On Monday, December 5, crews are scheduled to close Kelly Park Road between Round Lake Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closure from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. will allow crews to paint the bridge beams over Kelly Park Road.

Traffic will be detoured via Round Lake Road, Ponkan Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road during the closure. 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 $46.6 million project to build the Wekiva Parkway from Ponkan Road to a planned interchange at Kelly Park Road. Work began August 3, 2015 and is scheduled to finish in spring of 2017.

 

This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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: Belgian Street Bridge Opens

November 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – Drivers using the Yothers Road detour will have a slightly new route beginning Tuesday, November 29. Crews building part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) are scheduled to open the new Belgian Street Bridge at 10 a.m.

 

The Belgian Street Bridge will remain open until the new bridge being built for Yothers Road is completed next spring.

 

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. Work on this section began in June 2015 and is scheduled to finish in late spring of 2017.

 

This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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: Nighttime Lane Closure & Traffic Shift Scheduled for SR 46

November 2016

(SORRENTO, FL) - Crews building part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) are scheduled Monday night, Nov. 28, to close the westbound lane of State Road 46 just east of Round Lake Road. The closure, scheduled from 8 p.m. - 5 a.m., will allow crews to stripe the temporary westbound lane.

 

During the closure, flaggers will alternate traffic in both directions through one lane. Electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers.

 

Once striping is complete, traffic will be shifted toward the temporary lane.

 

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 $270 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: Road Closure and Detour Scheduled for Ondich Road

November 2016

(APOPKA, FL) -- Crews building part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) are scheduled on Monday, November 28, and Tuesday, November 29 to close Ondich Road west of Plymouth Sorrento Road. The closures and detours scheduled, from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. will allow crews to continue installing bridge beams.

 

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.

 

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 $270 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 Scheduled for Bridge Work

November 2016

(APOPKA, FL) -- Crews building part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) are scheduled to close Ondich Road west of Plymouth Sorrento Road. The closures and detours scheduled for Tuesday, November 22, from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Wednesday, November 23, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. This will allow crews to install bridge beams.

 

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.

 

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 $270 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: SR 429 Lane Closure Scheduled for Sign Work

November 2016

(APOPKA) – Crews are scheduled tonight and Tuesday night, November 14 and 15, to close the eastbound right-turn lane on Connector Road at State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway). The nightly closures from 7 p.m. – 6 a.m. will allow crews to drill holes and pour foundations for future sign structures as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).

 

Drivers heading eastbound on the Connector Road still will be able to access southbound SR 429 via the through lane. Crews this week also are scheduled at night to close the outside, northbound lane of SR 429 south of US 441 for sign work.

 

Signs 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. Work on this section began in June 2015 and is scheduled to finish in late spring of 2017.

 

This project is among five parkway sections being built by CFX, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 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.