Posted: December 23, 2020
Last modified: January 5, 2021

Motorists should be advised Colonial Drive (State Road 50) between Hughey and Garland avenues will close the night of Wednesday, December 23.

Additional area closures that are scheduled for the night of December 23 include:

  • Eastbound Interstate 4 (I-4) exit ramp to Colonial Drive
  • Westbound I-4 exit ramp to Colonial Drive
  • Garland Avenue between Amelia Street and Colonial Drive

All closures are anticipated to begin at 11 p.m., or as soon as traffic clears from the Amway Center event. All roadways are anticipated to reopen by 5 a.m. Thursday, December 24. The closures are required for work at the I-4 and Colonial Drive interchange.

Detours for tonight’s closures include:

Traveling eastbound Colonial Drive:

  • Turn right onto Hughey Avenue
  • Turn left onto Amelia Street
  • Turn left onto Magnolia Avenue

Traveling westbound Colonial Drive:

  • Turn left onto Orange Avenue
  • Turn right onto Amelia Street
  • Turn right onto Parramore Avenue

Traveling eastbound I-4 to Colonial Drive:

  • Use exit 84A to Amelia Street
  • Follow posted detour signs to Colonial Drive

Traveling westbound I-4 to Colonial Drive:

  • Use exit 84 to Ivanhoe Boulevard
  • Turn left onto Ivanhoe Boulevard
  • Follow Ivanhoe Boulevard as it becomes Legion Place then Orange Avenue

Traveling northbound Garland Avenue to Colonial Drive:

  • Turn right onto Amelia Street
  • Turn left onto Magnolia Avenue

Please continue to use caution while driving through active construction zones. Remember to always be alert, whether walking, riding or driving. Construction schedules are subject to change due to weather or other circumstances.