This project will reconstruct U.S. 17/92 from Shepard Road to Lake Mary Boulevard from a rural four-lane roadway to an urban six-lane roadway. This contract includes construction of a new bridge to replace the existing box culvert at Soldiers Creek.
It also includes milling and resurfacing, drainage improvements, signing and pavement makings, lighting, signals, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Additionally, water mains and force mains for the City of Sanford and Seminole County will be installed.
This project has been combined with:
- 240196-1-56-01 – City of Sanford (Water Main & Force Main)
- 240196-1-56-02 – City of Sanford (6” Force Main around Exfiltration System)
- 240196-1-56-03 – Seminole County (Water Main & Force Main)
Monday, March 19th, 2018 to Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Nearly One-Year Detour of General Hutchinson Parkway in Longwood
Seminole County – Motorists that travel General Hutchinson Parkway are advised of a nearly one-year closure of the road from U.S. 17/92 to east of Big Tree Park beginning tomorrow, and a temporary traffic shift along U.S. 17/92.
The closure of General Hutchinson Parkway is necessary for construction crews to safely raise the road, construct the southbound phase of the bridge over Soldiers Creek and widen southbound U.S. 17/92 from Bill Ray Nissan to Shepard Road.
During the closure, General Hutchinson Parkway may be accessed by one of two detours (see attached map):
· U.S. 17/92 to westbound Ronald Reagan Boulevard, or
· U.S. 17/92 to westbound State Road (S.R.) 434 to northbound Ronald Reagan Boulevard
Additionally, motorists should be aware of a temporary traffic shift in both directions along U.S. 17/92. Traffic will be temporarily shifted onto the newly constructed roadway from Shepard Road to approximately one-half mile south of the S.R. 419 intersection (see attached map).
Electronic message boards have been installed to inform motorists about the road closure and traffic shift, and detour signs will also help direct traffic.
The work is part of FDOT’s project to widen U.S. 17/92 from four to six lanes from Shepard Road to Lake Mary Boulevard. Please note that this schedule may change due to weather or other unexpected conditions.
Construction updates are available on FDOT’s Central Florida website, www.cflroads.com. For media inquiries, please contact the District Five Communications Office at 386-943-5479 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To ensure your safety and the safety of others, please use extra caution when driving through construction work zones.