FDOT plans to add additional signage to diverging diamond after drivers go the wrong way

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Transportation said it plans to install more signs along a new interchange in Osceola County.


The diverging diamond interchange puts drivers on the left side of the road at ChampionsGate.

It is supposed to cut down on crashes and congestion.

On Monday, we saw about a dozen wrong-way drivers on the interchange.

READ: ‘An accident waiting to happen’: Wrong-way drivers spotted on new diverging diamond interchange

FDOT said the new signs will show drivers where to stop.

The agency will continue to have troopers monitor the area as needed.

Leaders said that drivers really need to pay attention in the area.

READ: Diverging diamond: What you need to know about the new interchange in Osceola County

The Florida Department of Transportation said that 68,000 people pass through the intersection daily.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.