• Traffic Alert: Major weekend closures on SR-408 in downtown Orlando

    By: Racquel Asa , Kevin Williams

    Updated:

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Both sides of busy State Route 408 will shut down this weekend in the heart of Orlando.

    Workers for the I-4 Ultimate project hope to make progress building a new interchange that will eventually connect SR-408 to I-4.

    The closures this weekend, which will mostly happen overnight, could impact tens of thousands of people visiting Camping World Stadium this weekend for high school football playoffs.

    Click here to learn more about the I-4 Ultimate project

    Here is a timeline of where and when the closures will happen:

    • Eastbound SR-408 over I-4 will close from midnight to 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday morning.
    • Both sides of SR-408 over I-4 will close between 8 p.m. Sunday and 6 a.m. Monday.
    • All ramps connecting I-4 and SR-408 will close:
      • From Friday at 11:30 p.m. to Saturday at 8 a.m.
      • From Saturday at 11:30 p.m. to Sunday at 8 a.m. 
      • From Sunday at 8 p.m. to Monday 6 a.m.


    To get around the work, you’ll have to instead use Kaley Avenue or South Street.

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    Below: Detour map for this weekend

    SR-408 will be closed overnight this weekend. This map shows the closures (red dotted line), and the detours on Kaley Avenue (green lines) and South Stree (blue lines)
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