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Project Details
Work Type Widening
Phase Construction
Limits from east of US 301 to the Sumter County Line
Project Start Fall 2021
Length 4.7 miles
City
County
Road
Construction Cost $41,509,000
Estimated Completion Spring 2025
Contractor Southland Construction, Inc.
About

This project will widen SR 50 (Cortez Blvd) from east of US 301 to the Sumter County line.  The two lane roadway will be widened to a four lane roadway and a bridge will be built over the CSX railroad crossing.  Additionally a 12 foot wide shared use path will be built on the south side of the roadway. 

Construction activities are anticipated to begin in the Fall of 2021 and be complete in the Spring of 2025.

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Contact Information
Construction Manager
Cleo Babb
352-848-2600
Cleo.Babb@dot.state.fl.us
Media Contact
Kris Carson
813-975-6060
Kristen.carson@dot.state.fl.us
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