PROJECT NEWS

Section 6: Landscaping Project

October 24, 2022

Blending in with the natural surroundings in the Wekiva River Basin is a pivotal part of developing the Wekiva Parkway. Crews are starting to plant trees and other vegetation along the parkway corridor from the State Road 429 interchange in Sorrento to the Wekiva River.

 

The Florida Department of Transportation is using largely native plant species when possible. Landscaping is scheduled to finish in the spring of 2023.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit wekivaparkway.com.

 

 

Section 8: Ramp Closures Planned at I-4/S.R. 417

October 21, 2022

Nightly ramp closures are scheduled for Sunday, October 23, through Thursday, October 27, at State Road (S.R.) 417 and Interstate 4 (I-4). Multiple ramps will close for bridge work.

 

Please see the following closures and detours:

 

  • Westbound I-4 to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use I-4 to County Road (C.R.) 46A to Rinehart Road
  • International Parkway to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use S.R. 46 or C.R. 46A to Rinehart Road
  • Northbound S.R. 417 to westbound/eastbound I-4 and International Parkway (8:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road to S.R. 46
  • Eastbound I-4 ramp system to southbound S.R. 417 and S.R. 46 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road

 

Access to nearby residences and businesses will be maintained.

 

Electronic message boards will be posted.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit wekivaparkway.com.

Section 8: Ramp Closures Planned at I-4/S.R. 417

October 14, 2022

Nightly ramp closures are scheduled for Monday, October 17, through Friday, October 21, at State Road (S.R.) 417 and Interstate 4 (I-4). Multiple ramps will close for bridge work.

 

Please see the following closures and detours:

 

  • Westbound I-4 to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use I-4 to County Road (C.R.) 46A to Rinehart Road
  • International Parkway to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use S.R. 46 or C.R. 46A to Rinehart Road
  • Northbound S.R. 417 to westbound/eastbound I-4 and International Parkway (8:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road to S.R. 46
  • Eastbound I-4 ramp system to southbound S.R. 417 and S.R. 46 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road

 

Access to nearby residences and businesses will be maintained.

 

Electronic message boards will be posted.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit wekivaparkway.com.

Eastbound S.R. 46 Reopens at Orange Boulevard

October 13, 2022

SANFORD, FL _ The incident on eastbound State Road 46 at Orange Boulevard was cleared and the road reopened by 7 p.m. Thursday.

Truck Fire Closes Eastbound State Road 46 at Orange Boulevard

October 13, 2022

SANFORD, FL _ Eastbound State Road (S.R.) 46 was closed Thursday afternoon at Orange Boulevard in Sanford due to a truck fire. All traffic is being U-turned prior to the intersection. Emergency personnel are on scene.

 

Drivers may take Lake Markham Road to Markham Road to Orange Boulevard to Wilson Road to International Parkway to S.R. 46 to bypass the closure. Please use extra care in this area.

 

Section 8: Ramp Closures Planned at I-4/S.R. 417

October 7, 2022

Nightly ramp closures are scheduled for Sunday, October 9, through Wednesday, October 12, at State Road (S.R.) 417 and Interstate 4 (I-4). Multiple ramps will close for bridge work.

 

Please see the following closures and detours:

 

  • Westbound I-4 to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use I-4 to County Road (C.R.) 46A to Rinehart Road
  • International Parkway to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use S.R. 46 or C.R. 46A to Rinehart Road
  • Northbound S.R. 417 to westbound/eastbound I-4 and International Parkway (8:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road to S.R. 46
  • Eastbound I-4 ramp system to southbound S.R. 417 and S.R. 46 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road

 

Access to nearby residences and businesses will be maintained.

 

Electronic message boards will be posted.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit wekivaparkway.com.

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Section 8: Ramp Closures Planned at I-4/S.R. 417

October 5, 2022

Nightly ramp closures are scheduled for Wednesday, October 5, through Thursday, October 6, at State Road (S.R.) 417 and Interstate 4 (I-4). Multiple ramps will close for bridge work.

 

Please see the following closures and detours:

 

  • Westbound I-4 to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use I-4 to County Road (C.R.) 46A to Rinehart Road
  • International Parkway to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use S.R. 46 or C.R. 46A to Rinehart Road
  • Northbound S.R. 417 to westbound/eastbound I-4 and International Parkway (8:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road to S.R. 46
  • Eastbound I-4 ramp system to southbound S.R. 417 and S.R. 46 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road

 

Access to nearby residences and businesses will be maintained.

 

Electronic message boards will be posted.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit wekivaparkway.com.

Lane Closures and Operations Suspended

September 27, 2022

In anticipation of the storm, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has suspended interstate lane closures and operations related to the Wekiva Parkway construction project until further notice.

 

Remember to obey signs and warning devices and avoid distractions when driving through a work zone.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit www.wekivaparkway.com or contact the project's community outreach team at 407-710-5610 or info@wekivaparkway.com.

Section 8: Ramp Closures Planned at I-4/S.R. 417

September 23, 2022

Nightly ramp closures are scheduled for Sunday, September 25, through Thursday, September 29, at State Road (S.R.) 417 and Interstate 4 (I-4). Multiple ramps will close for bridge work.

 

Please see the following closures and detours:

 

  • Westbound I-4 to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use I-4 to County Road (C.R.) 46A to Rinehart Road
  • International Parkway to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use S.R. 46 or C.R. 46A to Rinehart Road
  • Northbound S.R. 417 to westbound/eastbound I-4 and International Parkway (8:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road to S.R. 46
  • Eastbound I-4 ramp system to southbound S.R. 417 and S.R. 46 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road

 

Access to nearby residences and businesses will be maintained.

 

Electronic message boards will be posted.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit wekivaparkway.com.

 

Section 8: Ramp Closures Planned at I-4/S.R. 417

September 16, 2022

Nightly ramp closures are scheduled for Sunday, September 18, through Thursday, September 22, at State Road (S.R.) 417 and Interstate 4 (I-4). Multiple ramps will close for bridge work.

 

Please see the following closures and detours:

 

  • Westbound I-4 to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use I-4 to County Road (C.R.) 46A to Rinehart Road
  • International Parkway to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use S.R. 46 or C.R. 46A to Rinehart Road
  • Northbound S.R. 417 to westbound/eastbound I-4 and International Parkway (8:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road to S.R. 46
  • Eastbound I-4 ramp system to southbound S.R. 417 and S.R. 46 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road

 

Access to nearby residences and businesses will be maintained.

 

Electronic message boards will be posted.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit wekivaparkway.com.

 

Section 8: Ramp Closures Planned at I-4/S.R. 417

September 9, 2022

Nightly ramp closures are scheduled for Sunday, September 11, through Thursday, September 15, at State Road (S.R.) 417 and Interstate 4 (I-4). Multiple ramps will close for bridge work.

 

Please see the following closures and detours:

 

  • Westbound I-4 to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use I-4 to County Road (C.R.) 46A to Rinehart Road
  • International Parkway to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use S.R. 46 or C.R. 46A to Rinehart Road
  • Northbound S.R. 417 to westbound I-4 and International Parkway (8:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road to S.R. 46
  • Eastbound I-4 ramp system to southbound S.R. 417 and S.R. 46 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road

 

Access to nearby residences and businesses will be maintained.

 

Electronic message boards will be posted.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit wekivaparkway.com.

 

Section 8: Ramp Closures Planned at I-4/S.R. 417

September 1, 2022

Nightly ramp closures are scheduled for Tuesday, September 6, through Friday, September 9, at State Road (S.R.) 417 and Interstate 4 (I-4). Multiple ramps will close for bridge work.

 

Please see the following closures and detours:

 

  • Westbound I-4 to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use I-4 to County Road (C.R.) 46A to Rinehart Road
  • International Parkway to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use S.R. 46 or C.R. 46A to Rinehart Road
  • Northbound S.R. 417 to westbound I-4 and International Parkway (8:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road to S.R. 46
  • Eastbound I-4 ramp system to southbound S.R. 417 and S.R. 46 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road

 

Access to nearby residences and businesses will be maintained.

 

Electronic message boards will be posted.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit wekivaparkway.com.

 

Section 8: Ramp Closures Planned at I-4/S.R. 417

August 26, 2022

Nightly ramp closures are scheduled for Sunday, August 28, through Thursday, September 1, at State Road (S.R.) 417 and Interstate 4 (I-4). Multiple ramps will close for bridge work.

 

Please see the following closures and detours:

 

  • Westbound I-4 to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use I-4 to County Road (C.R.) 46A to Rinehart Road
  • International Parkway to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use S.R. 46 or C.R. 46A to Rinehart Road
  • Northbound S.R. 417 to westbound I-4 and International Parkway (8:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road to S.R. 46
  • Eastbound I-4 ramp system to southbound S.R. 417 and S.R. 46 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road

 

Access to nearby residences and businesses will be maintained.

 

Electronic message boards will be posted.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit wekivaparkway.com.

Section 6: Lane Closure

August 25, 2022

Motorists are advised that flaggers will be alternating traffic through a single lane on westbound State Road (S.R.) 46 wildlife crossing bridge just east of the interchange near Camp Challenge Road on Friday, August 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for bridge work.  

 

Remember to obey signs and warning devices and avoid distractions when driving through a work zone.

 

Please note construction schedules may change due to weather or other circumstances. To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit www.wekivaparkway.com or contact the project's community outreach team at 407-710-5610 or info@wekivaparkway.com.

Section 6: Lane Closure

August 23, 2022

Motorists are advised that there will be single lane closures in both directions on State Road (S.R.) 46 at Osprey Hammock Trail today, August 23 and Wednesday, August 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for bridge work.

 

Remember to obey signs and avoid distractions when driving through a work zone.

 

Please note construction schedules may change due to weather or other circumstances. To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit www.wekivaparkway.com or contact the project's community outreach team at 407-710-5610 or info@wekivaparkway.com.

Section 6: Lane Closure

August 22, 2022

Motorists are advised that flaggers will be alternating traffic in both directions through a single lane on the State Road (S.R.) 429 wildlife crossing bridge just east of the interchange near Camp Challenge Road from today, August 22 through Friday, August 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for bridge work.  

 

Remember to obey signs and avoid distractions when driving through a work zone.

 

Please note construction schedules may change due to weather or other circumstances. To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit www.wekivaparkway.com or contact the project's community outreach team at 407-710-5610 or info@wekivaparkway.com.

Section 8: Ramp Closures Planned at I-4/S.R. 417

August 18, 2022

Nightly ramp closures are scheduled for Sunday, August 21, through Thursday, August 25, at State Road (S.R.) 417 and Interstate 4 (I-4). Multiple ramps will close for bridge work.

 

Please see the following closures and detours:

 

  • Westbound I-4 to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use I-4 to County Road (C.R.) 46A to Rinehart Road
  • International Parkway to southbound S.R. 417 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use S.R. 46 or C.R. 46A to Rinehart Road
  • Northbound S.R. 417 to westbound I-4 and International Parkway (8:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road to S.R. 46
  • Eastbound I-4 ramp system to southbound S.R. 417 and S.R. 46 (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.): Use Rinehart Road

 

Access to nearby residences and businesses will be maintained.

 

Electronic message boards will be posted.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.

 

To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit wekivaparkway.com.

Section 6: Lane Closures

August 17, 2022

Motorists are advised that there will be single lane closures in both directions on the State Road (S.R.) 429 wildlife crossing bridges just east of the interchange near Camp Challenge Road from Wednesday, August 17 through Sunday, August 21 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for bridge work.

 

Remember to obey signs and warning devices and avoid distractions when driving through a work zone.

 

Please note construction schedules may change due to weather or other circumstances. To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit www.wekivaparkway.com or contact the project's community outreach team at 407-710-5610 or info@wekivaparkway.com.

Section 7A - Southbound Opening

August 15, 2022

The Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429) southbound / westbound lanes from near Orange Boulevard to Longwood Markham Road in Sanford opened today just after 5 a.m. Motorists can now travel in both directions along this stretch since the northbound / eastbound lanes opened on August 1.

 

FDOT encourages motorists to have a SunPass or compatible transponder to take advantage of the greatest travel savings. Those without an electronic transponder may pay their toll via Toll-by-Plate. The toll for two-axle vehicles is $0.25 for SunPASS customers and $0.50 for those using Toll-by-Plate. To learn more about parkway travel costs, click here.

 

The newly opened Wekiva Parkway from near Orange Boulevard to Longwood Markham Road will enhance safety by separating through traffic from local traffic, while also making travel easier and reducing commute times. The elevated parkway also will reduce vehicle conflicts with wildlife.

 

Remember to obey the posted speed limit - safety is everyone's responsibility. 

 

Please note construction schedules may change due to weather or other circumstances. To learn more about the Wekiva Parkway project, please visit www.wekivaparkway.com or contact the project's community outreach team at 407-710-5610 or info@wekivaparkway.com.

Section 6: Intermittent Lane Closures

August 15, 2022

Intermittent lane closures will occur on State Road (S.R.) 46 from the S.R. 429 interchange near Camp Challenge Road in Sorrento to near Longwood-Markham Road in Sanford on Sunday night, August 14 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for roadway striping, weather permitting. Flaggers will be on site to direct traffic.

 

Remember to obey signs and warning devices and avoid distractions when driving through a work zone.

 

For additional information, please contact the project’s community outreach team at 407-710-5610. You may also email the team at info@wekivaparkway.com.