VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A major road project that will affect thousands of people who drive on Interstate 4 is just now starting to get under way in Volusia County.
And WFTV learned other improvements are also coming, like overhead digital displays to alert drivers of traffic.
In the next six months, I-4 will be uprooted and a mess. In the next year, it will only get
"I know more people are moving to Florida, but I think we're fine the way we are. I don't think they need to be widening it at all. I don't think they need to add two more lanes," said Volusia County resident Yolanda Sandoval.
"You might be in what many may consider the middle of nowhere, but it does carry a lot of
Along the 14 mile stretch, FDOT plans to close the westbound lanes. It plans to widen the eastbound
"We're going to put a barrier wall in the
The overall cost of the project is $134 million. The heavy cost, officials said, will go toward a road that will last generations.
Construction is expected to take three
However, drivers will see the same 70
FDOT is also planning on improving the U.S. 1-92 exit off I-4. The current exit to the left will change to a right exit.