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Intersection Changes at Georgia Avenue and Ronald Reagan Boulevard


Longwood –

Motorists are advised of intersection changes coming to Georgia Avenue/2nd Place and Ronald Reagan Boulevard (County Road 427) beginning Wednesday, April 19. The Florida Department of Transportation is constructing a directional median that will prevent left turns onto Ronald Reagan Boulevard from Georgia Avenue and 2nd Place. The change is needed for safety.

 

Contractors will be installing a raised median beginning April 19. During the work, drivers can expect northbound and southbound inside lane closures on Ronald Reagan Boulevard between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

 

With the new configuration, drivers heading westbound on Georgia Avenue will have to turn right onto Ronald Reagan Boulevard and make a U-turn to head south. Drivers traveling east on 2nd Place will have to turn south onto Ronald Reagan Boulevard and make a U-turn to go north. Drivers on 2nd Place may also access Ronald Reagan Boulevard northbound from 12th Avenue.

 

Motorists are also advised that work will continue April 17 – 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the railroad crossing on Georgia Avenue. The crossing will remain open.

 

The work is part of SunRail’s Phase II South Extension project, which will add 17.2 miles of track from Sand Lake Road in Orlando to Poinciana Boulevard in Kissimmee.

 

Please note that weather or unforeseen circumstances can affect schedules. For updated information, please visit www.cflroads.com. For construction questions, you may also contact Public Information Coordinator Carolyn Fitzwilliam at 386-740-3566 or carolyn.fitzwilliam@dot.state.fl.us.

 

Media inquiries should be directed to Steve Olson, Public Information Manager for the Florida Department of Transportation District Five, at 386-943-5479 or steve.olson@dotstate.fl.us.