As part of the Wekiva Parkway project, the busy U.S. 441 / S.R. 46 interchange in Mount Dora will be converted to an at-grade, signalized intersection. A flyover ramp will eventually provide continuous traffic flow from the north and heading east on S.R. 46 toward the parkway.
To achieve this, construction crews will divert all U.S. Highway 441 traffic onto temporary pavement along the State Road 46 southbound on- and off-ramps beginning April 16, at 9 p.m. Drivers will be required to stop at a new temporary traffic signal at S.R. 46 (see top blue arrow on exhibit below) and should be alert for lane closures and other traffic issues during these activities.
Once traffic has been diverted, crews will begin removing the bridge and building the east side or future northbound lanes and the flyover bridge (shown as the red hashed area in the graphic below).
When the east side is completed, traffic will switch onto those new lanes while work begins on the west side or the new southbound lanes.
Upon completion of the new outside northbound and southbound lanes of U.S. 441, traffic will be split to allow building the new median and turn lanes. Work on this section is scheduled to finish in spring of 2020. Visit www.wekivaparkway.com for project information.
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