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Project Details
Work Type Widening
Phase Construction
Limits From Windmere Rd./Bronson Blvd. to US 301 (Treiman Blvd)
Project Start October 2019
Length 5.6 miles
City
County
Road
Construction Cost $55.9 million
Estimated Completion Spring 2024
Contractor PCS Civil, Inc.
About

Two construction projects 416732-3 & 416732-4  have been combined into a single construction project. This page will serve as the source of information for the entire construction effort.  

This project will widen SR 50 (Cortez Blvd) from four to six lanes between Windmere Rd./Bronson Blvd. and US 98 (McKethan Rd.)

Between US 98 (McKethan Rd) and US 301 (Treiman Blvd) in Ridge Manor the existing two lane road will be widened to a four lane divided road with medians. 

The current roadway between US 98 and US 301 will become the west bound lanes and new east bound lanes will be built approximately 64 feet south of the existing roadway.  

This project will also include improvements to pedestrian features, median openings, turn lanes and intersections.

Improvements on US 301 north and south of SR 50 are also included in this project.. 

This project is expected to finish in spring of 2024. 

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Contact Information
Construction Manager
Zach Stringer
352-848-2600
Zachary.Stringer@dot.state.fl.us
Media Contact
John McShaffrey
813-975-6930
john.mcshaffrey@dot.state.fl.us
Lane Closures
  • SR 50 (Cortez Blvd) from Windmere Road/Bronson Boulevard to east of US 301
    Lane closures: Monday, November 2 through Saturday, November 7 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • US 98 (McKethan Road) from south of Portage Path to Ohio Avenue
    Lane closures: Monday, November 2 through Saturday, November 7 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • US 301 (Treiman Boulevard) from Dogwood Drive to Ridge Manor Boulevard
    Lane closures: Monday, November 2 through Saturday, November 7 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • SR 50 (Cortez Blvd) from Windmere Road/Bronson Boulevard to east of US 301
    Lane closures: Monday, October 26 through Saturday, October 31 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • US 98 (McKethan Road) from south of Portage Path to Ohio Avenue
    Lane closures: Monday, October 26 through Saturday, October 31 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • US 301 (Treiman Boulevard) from Dogwood Drive to Ridge Manor Boulevard
    Lane closures: Monday, October 26 through Saturday, October 31 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Project Files
Project Images
Detour map for closure of US 301, just south of SR 50
Looking west at drainage work along the north side of SR 50, east of I-75 (7/17/20 photo)
Looking south on US 301 at work for storm water pond construction (7/17/20 photo)
Looking south on US 301 at flagging operation for storm water pond construction and earthwork (7/17/20 photo)
Eastbound lanes of SR 50 with bridge work in the median at the Withlacoochee River (7/17/20 photo)
Eastbound lanes of SR 50 with bridge work in the median at the Withlacoochee River (7/17/20 photo)
Work on  the south side of SR 50 (7/17/20 photo)
Earthwork on the south side of SR 50, east of US 301 (7/17/20 photo)
Drainage installation along the south side of SR 50 (7/17/20 photo)
Drainage pipe stockpile for installation along SR 50 (7/17/20 photo)
Work on US 301 south of SR 50 (7/17/20 photo)
Work on US 301 south of SR 50 (7/17/20 photo)
Workers control traffic for equipment crossings on US 301 south of SR 50 (7/17/2020 photo)
SR 50 (Cortez Blvd.) Widening Project --- February 2020
SR 50 (Cortez Blvd.) Widening Project --- February 2020
SR 50 (Cortez Blvd.) Widening Project --- February 2020