Oct 20

Construction Alert – Weekend Road Closure On Ronald Regan Boulevard in Longwood

Longwood – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is announcing a road closure for the Ronald Reagan Boulevard rail crossing, in both directions. The closure begins at 9 p.m. Friday, October 21, 2016 and ends at 3 a.m. Monday, October 24, 2016. The closures are needed to install new concrete panels and new asphalt approaches at the railroad crossings to provide a smoother ride for motorists.

Detour signs will be placed at key locations along Ronald Reagan Boulevard to direct drivers around the work zone.

Detour Information:

-Traffic traveling south on Ronald Reagan Boulevard will be directed to take a left turn onto General Hutchinson Parkway, a right turn onto Highway 17-92, a right turn onto State Road (SR) 434, to Ronald Reagan Boulevard.

-Traffic traveling on SR 434 will be directed to turn onto Highway 17-92, take a left turn onto General Hutchinson Parkway, to Ronald Reagan Boulevard.

Motorists are advised to plan for extra travel time during this temporary closure. Please note that this schedule may change due to bad weather or other unexpected conditions.

For more information about this construction work, please visit www.cflroads.com and click on the SunRail icon.

Media inquiries should be directed to the FDOT District Five Public Information Officer Steve Olson at steve.olson@dot.state.fl.us or 386-943-5479, or Jessica Ottaviano at jessica.ottaviano@dot.state.fl.us or 386-943-5473.

Around railroad tracks, please be smart, and stay safe. Motorists and pedestrians are urged to use caution, obey all railroad and traffic signals, and look both ways before approaching a railroad crossing and when accessing SunRail platforms.

To download the full construction alert, click here.

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