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Wekiva Parkway

Wekiva Parkway

The Wekiva Parkway (SR 429) will connect to SR 417, completing the beltway around northwest metropolitan Orlando.

The 25-mile tolled expressway is designed to provide an alternative to Interstate 4, and relieve US 441, SR 46 and other area roads of traffic congestion resulting from growth and travel between Orange, Lake and Seminole counties.

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This estimated $1.5 billion project includes $500 million of non-toll road improvements.

The project is being built along with the Central Florida Expressway Authority, which is constructing sections in Orange County. The Florida Department of Transportation is building sections in Lake and Seminole counties.

FAST FACTS

LOCATION: Orange, Lake and Seminole counties

OWNER: State of Florida and the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX)

START DATE: February 2013

END DATE: 2021

PROJECT BUDGET: $1.5 billion

GENERAL CONTRACTOR: For 3.14 mile section under construction The de Moya Group. Other sections, to be determined.

DESCRIPTION: A 25-mile toll expressway is meant to provide relief from congestion on major roads in Orange, Lake and Seminole counties.

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