PROJECT NEWS

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.

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 Monday-Friday, November 14-18, to close Ondich Road west of Plymouth Sorrento Road. The closures and detours, scheduled daily from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., will allow crews to begin 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.

 

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 Wednesday and Thursday nights, November 9-10, to close the westbound lane of State Road 46 just east of Round Lake Road. The closure, scheduled from 9 p.m. - 5 a.m., will allow paving and striping of 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 1A: Pile Driving Scheduled for Yothers Road

November 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews building part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) are scheduled to begin driving bridge piles at Yothers Road Wednesday, November 9, Thursday, November 10, and Saturday, November 12, 2016. The pile driving is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

While steps will be taken to minimize the impact of construction to the surrounding community, nearby residents can expect some level of noise and possible vibrations throughout the course of this work.

 

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 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 Work

November 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – On Tuesday, November 8, and Friday, November 11, crews will close Kelly Park Road between Round Lake Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closures from 8 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. will allow crews to install traffic railing on the bridge.

 

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 1A: SR 429 Lane Closure Scheduled for Sign Work

November 2016

(APOPKA) – Crews are scheduled Monday-Thursday nights, November 7-10, to close the northbound, outside lane of State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) south of US 441. 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).

 

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 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

October 2016

(APOPKA, FL) -- Crews building part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) are scheduled Tuesday-Thursday, November 1-3, to close Ondich Road west of Plymouth Sorrento Road. The closures and detours, scheduled daily from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., will allow building support towers in preparation for 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.

 

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 Work

October 2016

CFX Section 1B: Detour and Nighttime Lane Closures Scheduled for Kelly Park Road

October 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – Beginning Tuesday night, October 25, 2016 crews will alternate traffic through one lane on Kelly Park Road between Round Lake Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The nightly lane closures are scheduled between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. through Monday, October 31, 2016. This will allow crews to pave and stripe Kelly Park Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road.

 

A daytime detour also will be in place at Kelly Park Road on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This will allow crews to pour concrete for the northbound bridge deck. 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: Road Closure and Detour Scheduled for Ondich Road

October 2016

(APOPKA, FL) -- Crews building part of the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) are scheduled to intermittently close Ondich Road between Plymouth Sorrento Road and Effie Drive beginning Monday October 24, 2016. The closures and detours, scheduled for 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., will allow them to conduct overheard work on the shoring towers needed to support bridge beams over Ondich Road.

 

The detours are expected to last until Friday, November 11, 2016. 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.

 

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

October 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – On Monday, October 17 and Tuesday, October 18, Kelly Park Road is scheduled to temporarily close between Round Lake Road and Plymouth Sorrento Road as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429). The closures, scheduled between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., will allow crews to remove the overhead hangers on the northbound bridge deck.

 

During the closures, traffic will be detoured via Plymouth Sorrento Road, Ponkan Road and Round Lake 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 1A: SR 429 Connector Road Reopened Following Hurricane Matthew

October 2016

(APOPKA, FL) – Crews today have reopened Connector Road to through traffic at State Road 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) near US 441. The intersection had been closed to prevent travel under the new bridge during high winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Matthew. All travel movements are now available in this location. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety.

 

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 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.