Mount Dora, Fla. - Crews are scheduled on multiple nights to close State Road (S.R.) 46 in both directions at U.S. 441 to allow crews to pour the bridge deck for the new flyover bridge. The closures and detours will occur from 12 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. on Thursday - Friday, Aug. 22 - 23, and from 8:30 p.m. – 6:30 a.m., Sunday - Monday, Aug. 25 – 26 . Thru traffic will be detoured to U.S. 441, Wolf Branch Road, and Round Lake Road. Local travel will be accommodated.
Electronic message boards are in place and law enforcement officers will be on site to help direct drivers. Please note this schedule may change due to weather or other unexpected conditions.
This activity is part of Wekiva Parkway Sections 3A & 3B, which began in October of 2017. Work is scheduled to finish in summer of 2020. This 3-mile stretch of non-tolled road improvements includes widening S.R. 46 and U.S. 441 to six lanes, sidewalks and other pedestrian improvements, and building a flyover ramp for the heavy traffic that will be trying to get to the parkway.
FDOT urges all drivers to stay alert and use caution while driving through or near construction zones. When driving, walking, or bicycling, remember to pay attention and follow the rules. Safety doesn’t happen by accident.