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Detours and Railroad Crossing Work At County Road (CR) 470



Lake Panasoffkee The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing project support to CSX Transportation, Inc. as it performs reconstruction work at the CR 470 railroad crossing. The reconstruction includes widening the crossing surface and replacement of railroad signals to accommodate the new four lane highway.

As a result, motorists will encounter detours lasting three weeks beginning at 7:00 a.m., Monday, December 5, 2016.  Traffic flow is anticipated to return to normal at 6:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 27, 2016.

The CR-470 detours are:

Westbound CR-470:               

South on CR 475 

East on SR-48/Belt Ave

North on SR-35/US-301/Noble Ave   


Eastbound CR-470:              

South on SR-35/US-301

West on SR-48/Belt Ave.

 North on CR-475

West on CR-470


For more information about the project, contact Mr. Jacob Smith, CSX Transportation, Inc. at 904-359-1650.


Motorists should be alert for construction personnel and equipment along the construction corridor. Motorists are urged to use caution and drive with care. 

The Florida Department of Transportation urges drivers to buckle up. Safety belts save lives.