Utility Work Scheduled To Close Wayside Drive As Part Of Building Wekiva Parkway


SANFORD _ Florida Gas Transmission crews are scheduled on September 11 - October 10 to close Wayside Drive south of State Road (S.R.) 46 for pipeline work.  Access for local traffic only will be provided. Traffic on S.R. 46 will be detoured via South Orange Avenue and Center Road.


Electronic message boards have been posted to alert drivers and flaggers will direct traffic. Please note this schedule may change due to weather or other unexpected conditions. The utility work is being conducted in conjunction with the construction of Wekiva Parkway Section 7A. Work on this stretch along S.R. 46 from Longwood-Markham Road to Orange Boulevard began April 1, 2018, and is scheduled to finish in 2022.


Motorists should be alert for large construction equipment and vehicles moving in and out of the work zone. Drivers should obey the speed limit, all construction signs and safety devices for the safety of the public and work crews. FDOT reminds all road users to pay attention, drive with care and always buckle up.


For questions and concerns please contact Mary Brooks, Public Information Coordinator at 407-694-5505 or via email at info@wekivaparkway.com. Please visit www.wekivaparkway.com for project information and follow the project on Facebook and Twitter for real-time updates.