SR 46 Road Closure & Detour For Nightly Bridge Work Scheduled As Part of Wekiva Parkway Construction

05-25-2018

(SORRENTO, FL) – Crews are scheduled at night to close State Road 46 from east of Round Lake Road to Swan Road from Wednesday, February 7 to Friday, February 9. The closures are scheduled from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. for painting and other bridge work as part of building the Wekiva Parkway (State Road 429).

 

 

During the closure, traffic will be detoured via Round Lake Road, Wolf Branch Road and County Road 437 to get back to SR 46. A portion of SR 46 between CR 437 and Swan Road will be open to local traffic only.

 

Flaggers will direct traffic and electronic message boards are posted to alert drivers.  Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction area for their safety and that of the work crews.

 

The Central Florida Expressway Authority began construction May 2, 2016 on Wekiva Parkway Section 2C. This $49.48 million section stretches from the Lake County-Orange County line to a planned loop interchange at SR 46 east of Round Lake Road. This section is slated to open to traffic in April of 2018.