One of the most traveled portions of Florida’s Turnpike in getting to Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort will be shut down nightly for a few days, impacting summer travel plans.
Starting Sunday, a full closure has been scheduled for northbound Florida’s Turnpike/State Road 91 at Interstate 4 in Orlando. These overnight closures will take place from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Sunday, July 11, to Tuesday July 13.
If needed, officials with Florida’s Turnpike may also keep the closures going from 11 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, to 5 a.m. Thursday, July 15.
The southbound lanes will remain open.
The closures are part of the work being done for the I-4 Direct Connect Ramps to Florida’s Turnpike/SR-91 and improvements from the Beachline Expressway/SR 528 to I-4 project.
Detours are being put in place to keep traffic flowing.
If you want to travel north:
▪ Exit at I-4/Orlando/Tampa (exit 259)
▪ Follow signs for eastbound I-4/Downtown Orlando
▪ Go east on I-4, exiting at Conroy Road (exit 78)
▪ Go west on Conroy Road to westbound I-4 to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike (exit 77)