New improvements are coming for I-4, here’s what to expect
Florida transportation leaders announced new improvements are coming to the busiest road in Central Florida.
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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.
#ICYMI a new auxiliary lane on eastbound I-4 between C.R. 532 and S.R. 429 is now open! An auxiliary lane on westbound I-4 will be opening soon. These improvements are anticipated to improve traffic flow in the area. For information, visit https://t.co/VGAndkhKdX. #I4Beyond pic.twitter.com/kZnAXfo8uX
— I-4 Ultimate and Beyond (@I4Ultimate) May 15, 2023
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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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