Crews are scheduled at night December 18 through December 20 to close State Road (S.R.) 46 at U.S. 441 to install beams for the new flyover bridge.The work will occur from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. Traffic will be detoured via Wolf Branch Road and Round Lake Road as noted on the map below.
S.R. 46 between Round Lake Road and U.S. 441 will remain open to local traffic only. Electronic message boards are in place and law enforcement officers will be on site to help direct drivers. Please note this schedule may change due to weather or other unexpected conditions.
This activity is part of 25-mile Wekiva Parkway project. Work is scheduled to finish in spring of 2020. This 3-mile stretch of non-tolled road improvements includes widening S.R. 46 and U.S. 441 to six lanes, sidewalks and other pedestrian improvements, and building a flyover ramp for the heavy traffic that will be trying to get to the parkway.
The $1.6 billion Wekiva Parkway will complete the beltway around Central Florida.. To date, 13 miles of the parkway are open to traffic. The entire parkway is expected to be open to traffic by late 2022. The parkway will include four expansive wildlife bridges, and will be largely elevated to reduce accidents between vehicles and wildlife.
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