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KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) advises motorists of several upcoming roadway and lane closures taking place in Kissimmee so that SunRail railroad crossing improvements can be made.

Detour signage will be in place to direct motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians for each road closure (see attached detour maps):

Magnolia Street: Magnolia Street will be closed in both directions between Lindsay Way and Royal Street from 7 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, to 4 a.m. Tuesday, April 16. A detour will be in place to direct traffic to take Royal Street, Ingram Street, and Carson Avenue to East Vine Street (U.S. 192).

Oak Street: Intermittent lane closures will occur on Oak Street between Lawrence Silas Boulevard and Bay Street between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays from Tuesday, April 9, to Wednesday, April 24. Oak Street will be closed in both directions between Lawrence Silas Boulevard and Royal Street from 10 p.m. Friday, May 3, to 4 a.m. Monday, May 6. During the full closure, detours will be in place for both westbound and eastbound traffic. Motorists wishing to head westbound on Oak Street will be directed to turn left onto Lawrence Silas Boulevard, turn right onto Neptune Road, and turn right onto Main Street (U.S. 441) before returning to Oak Street. Motorists wishing to head eastbound on Oak Street will be directed to turn left onto Main Street and turn right onto East Vine Street (U.S. 192) before returning to Oak Street.

Drivers should remain alert to detours, directional cones and signage, and should expect delays. Pedestrians should follow sidewalk detour signs directing foot traffic.

Work zone safety is everyone’s job! Most incidents in work zones are preventable if you follow the tips below:

  • Be Alert: Dedicate your full attention to the road and your surroundings in the work zone. 
  • Adjust Your Speed: Speeding accounts for nearly 37% of all traffic fatalities. 
  • Don’t Tailgate: Rear-end collisions are the most common type of work zone crashes. 
  • Expect the Unexpected: Be aware of workers and their equipment. 
  • Minimize Distractions: Avoid changing the radio, eating, or touching phones and other electronics.