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Detours Scheduled on Ronald Reagan Boulevard Starting Friday


Sanford, Fla. – From 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 to 6:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, motorists traveling on Ronald Reagan Boulevard (County Road (C.R.) 427) should expect a traffic pattern change, including detours in both eastbound and westbound directions. The lane closures will allow crews to place concrete pavement on the roadway.

The detours are as follows:

Motorists traveling on westbound Ronald Reagan Boulevard:

Both left turn lanes and the right turn lane will be closed on Ronald Reagan Boulevard heading westbound.

During the work, those needing to travel north on U.S. 17-92 will turn right from the inside thru lane. Drivers needing to travel south on U.S. 17-92 will be directed to turn left on Silkwood Court and then right onto U.S. 17-92.

Motorists traveling on eastbound Ronald Reagan Boulevard:

Eastbound lanes on Ronald Reagan Boulevard from Silkwood Court to U.S. 17-92 will be closed. During the work, drivers on eastbound Ronald Reagan Boulevard heading to U.S. 17-92 will be directed to turn right on Silkwood Court and then turn left on U.S. 17-92.

Access for businesses will be maintained throughout the closures.

Electronic message boards and other signage will be used to direct motorists safely around the traffic changes.

The work is part of a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project to widen U.S. 17-92 from four to six lanes from Shepard Road to Lake Mary Boulevard. Please note construction schedules may change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Media inquiries should be directed to the FDOT Communications Office at FDOT-D5COMM@dot.state.fl.us or by phone at 386-943-5593. Project information is also available online at www.CFLRoads.com.

FDOT urges all drivers to stay alert and use caution while driving through or near construction zones. When driving, walking, or bicycling, remember to pay attention and follow the rules. Safety doesn’t happen by accident.