Downtown Road Closures

Updated  July 25, 2014
View the complete Road Closure Report.



JULY 19 – AUGUST 10, 2014

WHAT: South Orange Avenue will be closed between Anderson Street and South Street to accommodate reconstruction of the roadway. Additionally, the right turn lane on eastbound South Street on to southbound Orange Avenue from Boone will be unavailable as a result of the closure. The full closure will begin on the morning of Saturday, July 19 and remain closed until Sunday, August 10, 2014. Message boards will go up in advance to notify regular travelers of the upcoming closure.  Detour signs will be clearly posted before and along detour routes. Travelers are encouraged to consider alternative modes of transportation including SunRail, carpooling and adjusting schedules when possible to avoid traffic delays.

DETOUR: Click here for a map of the proposed detour routes.

WHY: The full closure of Orange Avenue will allow for roadway and pedestrian enhancements including improved crosswalks and increased audible pedestrian signals.  Additionally, the roadway will be realigned to add a dedicated right turn lane that will tie into the upcoming Ultimate I-4 expansion project.

WHEN: Saturday, July 19 - Sunday, August 10, 2014

WHERE: Full road closure of Orange Avenue between Anderson Street and South Street. Closure of eastbound South Street right turn lane between Boone Avenue and Orange Avenue.

MEDIA PARKING: As a result of the full closure, the media parking on Orange Avenue in front of Orlando City Hall will be temporary relocated and provided in the Parking Garage Loading Dock off Boone Avenue.  Please park in the open spaces on the south side of the loading dock. Signage will direct you to the parking garage. For live truck accommodations, please call Cassandra Lafser, 407-404-3159.  Click here for a map detailing the temporary location for media parking

Magnolia Avenue from Anderson Street to South Street and South Street from Magnolia Avenue to Orange Avenue (eastbound direction only) are closed for construction associated with the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center.
Projected opening date is November of 2014




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