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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) advises motorists of two extended weekend closures of the eastbound Interstate 4 (I-4) off ramp to northbound Orange Blossom Trail (U.S. 17-92/U.S. 441) in Orlando. The closures will take place from 10 p.m. Thursday, July 18, until 5 a.m. Monday, July 22, and from 10 p.m. Thursday, July 25, until 5 a.m. Monday, July 29.

These closures will allow for concrete pavement work to take place.

During the closures, traffic will be detoured around the work zone by electronic message boards and other signage. The following detour will be in place:

  • Motorists traveling eastbound on I-4 wishing to travel northbound on Orange Blossom Trail will be directed to take Exit 79 to South John Young Parkway, turn right onto southbound South John Young Parkway, turn left onto eastbound 33rd Street, turn left onto northbound South Rio Grande Avenue, and turn right onto eastbound West Michigan Street before reaching Orange Blossom Trail.
  • Drivers who pass the John Young Parkway exit may also take Exit 81 at Kaley Avenue, where they can turn left to head west on Kaley Avenue before reaching Orange Blossom Trail. 

The construction schedule is subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Please follow posted signage, avoid distractions, and drive cautiously in construction zones. Motorists are encouraged to allow extra travel time to reach their destinations.

Media inquiries should be directed to the FDOT District Five Public Information Office at FDOT-D5COMM@dot.state.fl.us or by phone at 386-943-5593.