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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise is Closing the County Road 438/Oakland Avenue Bridge

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Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) is closing the County Road (CR) 438/Oakland Avenue bridge over Florida’s Turnpike/State Road (SR) 91 in Orange County on September 26, 2021, for demolition and reconstruction. The bridge is anticipated to be closed for 12 months.

CR 438/Oakland Avenue Bridge over Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 Long-term full bridge closure through Fall 2022.

Detour information:

  • Eastbound CR 438/Oakland Avenue traffic wishing to continue east will be directed to travel west on CR 438 to West Colonial Drive/SR 50, travel east on SR 50 to S. Tubb Street and travel north on S. Tubb Street to access CR 438.
  • Westbound CR 438/Oakland Avenue traffic wishing to continue west will be directed to S. Tubb Street, travel south on S. Tubb Street to West Colonial Drive/SR 50 and travel west on SR 50 to access CR 438. (Detour map below.) This closure is part of the project widening Florida’s Turnpike from two to four lanes in each direction, from SR 50/Clermont to Hancock Road/Minneola in Orange and Lake counties. This project is anticipated to be completed by mid-2026.

Please note, this schedule may change due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.

For more information and questions, please visit www.floridasturnpike.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/FACT-SHEET-Widening-from-Clermont-to-Minneola-Updated.pdf. 

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