I-4 Polk County Road Work Update for the Week of November 20, 2022

This weekly report is prepared by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to inform the public about upcoming road work in Polk County in Southwest Florida, for the week of November 20, 2022.

Below are the work schedule and lane closure locations for Interstate 4 road projects.

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones.

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Asian Lantern Festival ‘Into the Wild’ Now Open at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

A dazzling display of light, color and sound is waiting for those from Central Florida and beyond at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. The highly anticipated seasonal event, Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild, presented by Publix, is now open.

The event runs select nights from November 18, 2022 to January 15, 2023. The festival is open every night of Thanksgiving week except Thanksgiving Day, as well as much of the weeks before Christmas and New Year’s.

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Spectacular Stetson Mansion Highlights a Central Florida Christmas

Named Florida’s Best Holiday Home Tour by USA Today, Fodor’s and Bob Vila, the Stetson Mansion shares “The Message of Christmas”  with guests for its 11th annual “Christmas Spectacular!”

As holiday happenings go, there is nothing quite like Florida’s most historic home decked out in opulent regalia for its annual Christmas celebration. Ten new over-the-top designer room themes are created each year for the 1886 Victorian mansion built in DeLand for iconic hat maker read more…

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Florida Governor Gives Updates on Preparation Efforts Ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis gave an update on state preparation efforts ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole and urged Floridians to listen to local emergency management officials for updates related to their counties. There are currently 16,000 linemen staged to respond to power outages following the storm in addition to 600 guardsmen that have been activated, and 7 Urban Search and Rescue teams on standby to deploy following the storm. Governor DeSantis also signed an executive order, expanding read more…

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Lane, Ramp Closures, Detours for I-4 Work in Orlando Area Thru November

The Florida Department of Transportation reports the following traffic impacts associated with I-4 construction through November 2022. All work is weather dependent and subject to change.

Intermittent nightly lane closure on Eastbound I-4 from Sand Lake Road to SR-50/Colonial Drive: 1 left lane closed.November 01 – December 01Everyday 9:30 PM – 7:00 AM

Intermittent nightly ramp closure on Eastbound SR-408 to I-4.November 06 – November 0811:00 PM – 5:00 AM

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Holidays Have Officially Begun at Walt Disney World Resort

Wondrous décor transformed Magic Kingdom Park into an enchanting holiday sight to be seen. It’s the beginning of a multi-day transformation that will bring holiday magic to the four theme parks, more than 30 hotels and other areas across the 40-square-mile resort.

Glistening with colorful lights, festive decorations and Christmas trees galore, Walt Disney World Resort is full of holiday magic, ringing in this festive season like nowhere else.

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Daytona Beach Attractions: Speedway to Fairway, Ballpark to State Park

There are some iconic attractions associated with Daytona Beach, Florida. Of course, there are the beautiful Atlantic beaches, known both as the “Birthplace of Speed” and as a premier vacation spot. Today, this long-famous destination is known for much more. It is home to a surprising variety of attractions that are bringing visitors with diverse interests, all year long.

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I-4 Lane Closures in Disney Area From Exit 64 to 58, Expect Delays

The Florida Department of Transportation reports that there will be intermittent nightly lane closures on westbound Interstate 4 from State Route 417 (Exit 64 – Central Florida Greenway) to County Route 532 (Exit 58 – Championsgate Boulevard).

1 right lane will be closed Monday, October 17 through Thursday, November 10 from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am. Traffic delays are expected.

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I-4 Lane Closures on Orlando This Week

The Florida Department of Transportation reports the following I-4 traffic impacts associated with I-4 construction and maintenance operations in the Orlando area this week.

Intermittent nightly lane closure on Westbound I-4 from S.R. 417 to C.R. 532: 1 right lane closed.Everyday from 10:00 PM – 7:00 AM. Thru October 6

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New I-4 Exit to Daryl Carter Parkway in Orlando Set to Begin Construction

Improvements at Daryl Carter Parkway and Interstate 4 (I-4) are set to begin soon!

This project will add three new ramps connecting Interstate 4 (I‑4) to Daryl Carter Parkway: exit ramps from both directions of I‑4 to Daryl Carter Parkway and an entrance ramp to eastbound I‑4. It will also convert the existing Daryl Carter Parkway overpass to a diverging diamond interchange.

A westbound I‑4 entrance ramp will be built as part of a future project.

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