Overview & History
State Road 528 (Martin B. Anderson Beachline Expressway) was the first road on the expressway system. It provides a crucial connection for residents and visitors traveling to the Orlando International Airport, the east coast beaches and Cape Canaveral.
The expressway, formerly known as the Bee Line Expressway, also connects the John F. Kennedy Space Center and the aerospace industry with greater Orlando.
The 41-mile expressway extends east from Interstate 4 in the International Drive tourism area across SR 417 (Central Florida GreeneWay) and Interstate 95, ending at U.S. Highway 1 in Cocoa.
The Beachline is owned and maintained by three agencies: CFX operates the 23 miles that extend from near U.S. Highway 441 to SR 520; Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise operates the westernmost eight miles as the Beachline Expressway West; and the Florida Department of Transportation, District 5, operates the nine miles east of SR 520 to the Bennett Causeway at US 1.
CFX leverages emerging technology and expert planning to ensure that drivers enjoy safe, efficient travel whether coming, going or just passing through. The Central Florida expressways share this legacy of connection, as well as history and features unique to each road.