New improvements are coming for I-4, here’s what to expect

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Florida transportation leaders announced new improvements are coming to the busiest road in Central Florida.


The Florida Department of Transportation has increased the capacity to I-4 in Osceola County.

Last week, FDOT announced an auxiliary lane would open on eastbound I-4 between County Road 532 and State Road 429.

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An auxiliary lane is an extra lane that connects the on and off ramps between two consecutive interchanges.

An additional lane helps drivers to merge onto the interstate at a longer distance and reduces bottlenecks caused by drivers trying to enter or exit the interstate.

The improvement aims to increase capacity and improve traffic in the area.

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The project, part of the FDOT’s I-4 Beyond the Ultimate Program, includes the following:

  • An auxiliary lane on westbound I-4 between the ramps of State Road County Road 532

  • The construction of an extra lane on northbound State Road 429 between I-4 and Sinclair Road

  • Milling and resurfacing of eastbound and westbound I-4 from Polk/Osceola County line to the west of State Road 417

  • Milling and resurfacing of State Road 429, between I-4 and Sinclair Road

The program hopes to improve safety, mobility and connectivity on I-4 in Volusia, Seminole, Orange, and Osceola counties.

For more information on upcoming improvements, visit this website.

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