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Could Impact Downtown Orlando and Casselberry/Fern Park Areas



Orlando and Casselberry - Travelers on local and state roads in the downtown Orlando area and in the Fern Park/Casselberry area could encounter heavier than normal traffic and congestion during the next few days, due to events to assist those who suffered losses during Hurricane Irma. Drivers may want to check www.Fl511.com, or third party traffic apps/traffic information before they travel.


Starting this Saturday and carrying into Wednesday, the Department of Children and Families (DCF), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is implementing the Food for Florida Disaster Food Assistance Program in Orange and Seminole counties to assist individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Irma. The application program runs from October 21 – October 25, and will take place at Camping World Stadium in Orlando for Orange County residents, and at the Orlando Live Events venue in Casselberry/Fern Park for Seminole County residents.


Interstate 4 (I-4) and State Road (S.R.) 408 in downtown Orlando, as well as U.S. 441, S.R. 50 and John Young Parkway could see additional traffic.


U.S. 17/92 and S.R. 436 in the Fern Park/Casselberry area could see additional traffic as well.


The Florida Department of Transportation urges everyone to drive safely, be courteous and obey traffic laws.