Project

Project Type: Design

State Road 516 (Lake/Orange Expressway) from US 27 to SR 429

In September 2020, CFX began design on the Lake/Orange Expressway. The project will be broken into three segments and is expected to improve traffic flow and operation in the area.

Segment 1 – State Road 516 from US 27 to Cook Road

Project Type: Design

Design of the new four-lane expressway will include an interchange with US 27 and realignment of US 27 to accommodate the interchange while avoiding impacts to Lake Louisa State Park.

Design start: September 2020.
Anticipated design completion: Late 2022.

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Segment 2 – State Road 516 from Cook Road to the Lake/Orange County Line

Project Type: Design

Design includes an interchange with the future extension of County Road 455 being planned by Lake County.

Design start: January 2021.
Anticipated design completion: Early 2023.

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Segment 3 – State Road 516 from the Lake/Orange County Line to SR 429

Project Type: Design

Design includes interchange ramps with Valencia Parkway, a systems interchange with SR 429, toll gantries at interchange ramps, and a segment of Valencia Parkway between the interchange ramps and Schofield Road. The interchange at SR 429 and Schofield Road will remain.

Design start: October 2020.
Anticipated design completion: Late 2022.

Click here for the Fact Sheet

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About Public Involvement

Public involvement and interagency coordination will be an integral part of the design process, and opportunities for public participation will be provided. CFX anticipates holding a virtual public meeting as part of this project.

Additional Information

Property owners near a proposed transportation project often want to know an agency’s process for buying needed private property. Click here for the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s policy on right-of-way acquisition.

For information gathered prior to the Design phase, please visit the Lake/Orange Expressway (formerly known as the Lake/Orange County Connector) Project Development & Environment Study page.

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