Sanford, Fla. – Crews are scheduled at night Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 10 p.m. - 6 a.m., to conduct shoulder closures on the State Road (S.R.) 417 southbound ramp from International Parkway. The closures will allow crews to unload barrier wall for future use.
Electronic message boards have been posted. Please note construction schedules may change due to weather or other circumstances.
The work is being conducted as part of Wekiva Parkway Section 8, which is building the interchange to connect S.R. 429, S.R. 417 and Interstate 4. Construction on this 2.63-mile project includes building nearly two dozen bridges, aesthetic walls and a toll gantry. The Wekiva Parkway includes all electronic tolling for the greatest customer convenience and to keep traffic moving.
Work on this $253.3 million project began in December 2018 and is expected to finish in late 2022.
The Florida Department of Transportation 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.