Lake County Road 46A

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The main section of County Road 46A follows H.E. Thomas, Jr. Parkway and 25th Street at Sanford in Seminole County. The second segment of County Road 46A is posted in eastern Lake County. Traveling partly through Seminole State Forest, the 5.59 mile long highway branches southeast from SR 44 to SR 46 near Walling. Construction on Sections 5 and 6 for Wekiva Parkway (SR 429) include realigning CR 46A southward 2.5 miles from near Arundel Way to connect with the toll road at SR 46. Work on Section 5 got underway on June 5, 2017 and runs through summer 2019. Started on October 18, 2017, Section 6 work through spring 2021 includes removing the CR 46A roadway through Seminole State Forest. Short segments of the old alignment will be repurposed as service roads.

County Road 46A North
County Road 46A branches north from SR 46 and the two parallel one another for one mile. Photo taken 09/03/17.
Construction for Section 6 of Wekiva Parkway adds a connector linking this section of CR 46A with adjacent SR 46. Both roads will be repurposed as local access roads, with CR 46A becoming Sleepy Bear Lane and SR 46 as Cypress Mill Road to the west and Red Hibiscus Court to the east. Photo taken 09/03/17.
Diverging from adjacent SR 46, County Road 46A trends northward into Seminole State Forest. This alignment will be severed at the state forest boundary just beyond the last house on the left. Photo taken 09/03/17.
The section of CR 46A to be abandoned passes by Droty Spring on a ridge rising south of Seminole Swamp. Photo taken 09/03/17.
Approaching Red Tail Boulevard, the entrance to the Redtail subdivision, where the Wekiva Parkway Section 5 realignment of CR 46A ties in from the south. Photo taken 09/03/17.
The realignment of CR 46A extends north to Arundel Way. 1.1 miles beyond there, CR 46A concludes at SR 44 near Seminole Springs. Photo taken 09/03/17.
State Road 44 is a rural highway heading northeast to DeLand in Volusia County. West from CR 46A, SR 44 becomes more suburban to the outskirts of Eustis and Mount Dora. Photo taken 09/03/17.

Photo Credits:

09/03/17 by AARoads

Connect with:
State Road 44
State Road 46
State Road 429 - Western Beltway / Apopka Expwy / Wekiva Pkwy

Page Updated 08-18-2018.

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