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Project Details
Work Type: Safety Project
Phase: Construction
Length: 0.272 miles
Construction Cost: $1.6 Million
Project Start: Late 2021
Est. Completion: Spring 2022

The purpose of this project is to realign the northbound approach of State Road (S.R.) 500A (Lakeshore Boulevard) at the U.S. 441 intersection to reduce the crash severity and/or frequency of left turning vehicles. The project also calls for placing high friction surface treatment (HSFT) on the roadway.

A public hearing regarding the improvements was held November 5, 2020. Please see the public hearing documents below.

Contact Information
Communications Team
Lynette Cruz
(352) 326-7744 / (352) 620-3020
Atlantic Civil Constructors Corporation
Lane Closures
  • Lake County motorists, please be advised: The southbound lane of S.R. 500A (Old U.S. Hwy. 441) will be closed permanently on April 11, 2022.

    • Motorists driving west on U.S. 441 (S.R.500/S.R.44) wanting to go south on S.R. 500A (Old U.S. Hwy. 441) will need to turn right onto S.R. 19.
    • Motorists driving south from North Lakeshore Boulevard wanting to continue going south will have to turn right at U.S. 441 and then proceed to make a U-turn to merge onto Lakeshore Blvd towards S.R. 19.

    The purpose of this traffic shift is to allow the contractor to work on realigning the northbound approach of Lakeshore Boulevard (S.R. 500A) at U.S. 441 and the construction of a raised median to separate the left turn lanes from the southbound lanes on Lakeshore Boulevard.

    Electronic message boards have been installed to inform motorists about the traffic shift. Please note construction schedules may change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.  Motorists are advised to exercise extra caution when driving through the work zone.

    Please note construction schedules may change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Project Files