U.S. 17 south & 92-Florida 50 west
West Colonial Drive advances one block west from SR 527 (Orange Avenue) south to Interstate 4. I-4 Ultimate road work through 2021 converts the original parclo B4 interchange with SR 50 into a SPUI. Photo taken 03/31/18.
The new on-ramp for I-4 east will separate from a rebuilt Garland Avenue just north of Colonial Drive. Garland Avenue connects with Orange Avenue (SR 527) south at Legion Place. Photo taken 03/31/18.
Interstate 4 travels an elevated route along the west side of Downtown Orlando to Amway Center (home of the NBA Orlando Magic) and a systems interchange with the East-West Expressway (SR 408). Photo taken 03/31/18.
The westbound off-ramp from I-4 to Colonial Drive forms Hughey Avenue, a west side frontage street for the freeway south to SR 526 (Washington Street), Amway Center and a return ramp at South Street. Photo taken 03/31/18.
Confirming markers for U.S. 17 south & 92-Florida 50 west posted after I-4. Colonial Drive passes south of Lake Concord and north of Lake Dot on this stretch. Photo taken 03/31/18.
Edgewater Drive navigates north from West Colonial Drive between Lakes Adair and Concord to the College Park neighborhood. Edgewater Drive doubles as unsigned CR 424 north to Par Street, where SR 424 takes over. Photo taken 03/31/18.
Parramore Avenue heads south from West Colonial Drive at the succeeding traffic light to Central Boulevard and Orlando City Stadium (home of the MLS Orlando City SC). Photo taken 03/31/18.
The last traffic light along the 1.9-mile overlap of U.S. 17-92 and SR 50 is with Westmoreland Drive. Photo taken 09/03/17.
U.S. 17 south & 92 west part ways with Florida 50 (West Colonial Drive) and accompany U.S. 441 south along Orange Blossom Trail. U.S. 441 follows Orange Blossom Trail (OBT) northwest from Orlando to Apopka and Mt. Dora. Photo taken 09/03/17.
U.S. 17-92-441 overlap along OBT southward 17.2 miles to U.S. 192 in the city of Kissimmee. Photo taken 03/31/18.
U.S. 17-92-441 (Orange Blossom Trail) travel 1.2 miles south through the Paramore neighborhood to meet the East-West Expressway at Holden Heights. Photo taken 09/03/17.
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Removed by 2015, this trailblazer for SR 408 appeared along Colonial Drive west of OBT. Photo taken 01/25/08.
Confirming marker for Florida 50 west posted beyond the traffic light with Springdale Avenue at the Spring Lake Terrace neighborhood. Photo taken 01/25/08.
A mileage sign stands at Tampa Avenue, listing the distance to Winter Garden and the Hernando County seat of Brooksville. Tampa Avenue heads south to Camping World Stadium. Photo taken 01/25/08.
Florida 50 widens into a six-lane, divided arterial west from Tampa Avenue. Meeting Colonial Drive ahead is Florida 423 (John Young Parkway). Photo taken 01/25/08.
Florida 423 is a 9.8 mile urban route taking John Young Parkway south to I-4 near Richmond Heights and Catalina in Orlando and north through Fairvilla to Trotters Park and east to Winter Park. Photo taken 01/25/08.
A diamond interchange connects John Young Parkway with the East-West Expressway 0.6 miles south of Colonial Drive. Photo taken 01/25/08.
A reassurance shield and mileage sign appear along SR 50 west of SR 423 (John Young Parkway). Winter Garden is referenced at 12 miles away again. Photo taken 04/11/08.
Car dealerships line both sides of SR 50 (West Colonial Drive) as it progresses west from Ferguson Drive to Mercy Drive and Fairvilla Road. Photo taken 04/11/08.
Continuing west from Pine Hills Road (CR 431), SR 50 (Colonial Drive) enters a commercial area anchored by Pine Hills Shopping Center. Photo taken 01/25/08.
Florida 50 intersects the north end of Florida 435 adjacent to the Kirkman Road interchange with the East-West Expressway. Photo taken 04/11/08.
SR 435 (Kirkman Road) is seven mile long arterial route running south through Orlando to Metrowest, the Universal Orlando theme park, the International Drive Resort area and SR 482 (Sand Lake Road). Photo taken 04/11/08.
A second trailblazer for Florida 408 stands ahead of the intersection with Kirkman Road south to Orlo Vista and Governors Avenue north into residential areas of Pine Hills. Photo taken 01/25/08.
Colonial Drive west to North Apopka-Vineland Road was expanded to six lanes from SR 435 (Kirkman Road) by 2011. SR 50 east of Kirkman Road was six-laned by at least 2001. Photo taken 04/11/08.
Hastings Street is a through route heading north through the Robinswood neighborhood to Florida 438 (Silver Star Road). Photo taken 01/25/08.
Hiawassee Road crosses West Colonial Drive north from Metrowest in Orlando and an exchange with SR 408 to become a part of CR 435 north from SR 50 to SR 438 (Silver Star Road) in Pine Hills. Photo taken 04/11/08.
North Apopka-Vineland Road heads south from Clarcona to end at SR 50 (West Colonial Drive) near Lake Greenwood. The arterial route is a part of CR 435 north of parallel SR 438 (Silver Star Road). Photo taken 01/18/10.
Florida 50 lowers onto a causeway across Lake Sherwood ahead of the Ocoee city limits. Colonial Drive was widened here in 2009-10. Photo taken 11/05/06.
Good Homes Road provides the next link between SR 50 (West Colonial Drive) and SR 408 (East-West Expressway). The arterial extends south to Old Winter Garden Road (CR 526). Photo taken 11/05/06.
West from Good Homes Road, Florida 50 spans Lake Lotta ahead of West Oaks Mall. Photo taken 11/05/06.
Construction of the Western Extension of SR 408 in 1990 included a limited access connector linking the toll road with SR 50 (Colonial Drive) at Clarke Road. Photo taken 12/05/10.
Clarke Road winds south from Clarcona Ocoee Road through east Ocoee to directly tie into the SR 408 connector leading east to Orlando. Photo taken 02/08/08.
Blackwood Avenue intersects West Colonial Drive by Health Central Hospital in Ocoee. Photo taken 03/31/18.
Bluford Avenue branches northwest from parallel Old Winter Garden Road (CR 526) to cross SR 50 en route to Downtown Ocoee. Photo taken 03/31/18.
Bluford Avenue north to McKey Street is part of an unsigned branch of CR 439 leading to SR 437 (Ocoee-Apopka Road) and SR 438 (Franklin Street). SR 438 meets the SR 429 just west from there, as does SR 50 in 1.75 miles. Photo taken 03/31/18.
SR 50 advances west from Bluford Avenue to the south branch of CR 439 along Maguire Road. The last of five widening projects bringing Colonial Drive to six overall lanes was completed on this stretch in Spring 2018. Photo taken 10/20/18.
Downtown Winter Garden lies four miles to the northwest via SR 50 (West Colonial Drive) and Dillard Street (old SR 537) north. SR 50 trudges west otherwise 16 miles to Clermont in Lake County. Photo taken 10/20/18.
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County Road 439 (Maguire Road) connects the city of Ocoee with the town of Windermere. Although not signed beyond SR 50, the county road takes a stair stepped route from there east to Orlando and south to Universal Orlando and Dr. Phillips. Photos taken 10/20/18.
West Colonial Drive meets Florida 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) one mile west of Maguire Road (CR 439). Photo taken 10/20/18.
A trumpet interchange follows on Florida 50 west with an access road leading to Florida's Turnpike. Photo taken 10/20/18.
One of the original Orlando area interchanges along Florida's Turnpike, the exchange with Florida 50 in Ocoee dates back to 1964. The Turnpike angles southeast to Orlando and northwest to Minneola. Photo taken 10/20/18.
Florida's Turnpike is a regional corridor joining Miami and South Florida with Orlando and I-75 north at Wildwood. Rapid growth of the Clermont area expanded the role of the toll road into a commuter route, with subsequent widening of the Turnpike to eight lanes. Photo taken 10/20/18.
SR 50 meets SR 429 (Western Beltway) within a half mile of the ramps with Florida's Turnpike. Photo taken 10/20/18.
Another trailblazer for SR 429 stands along Colonial Drive west at Marshall Farms Road. Photo taken 10/20/18.
SR 429 represents the western half of the Orlando beltway system, traveling north from I-4 in Osceola County to Ocoee, Winter Garden, Apopka and Wekiva Parkway into Lake County. Photo taken 10/20/18.
SR 50 west confirming marker preceding the overpass carrying traffic from Florida's Turnpike to SR 429 (Western Beltway) northbound. Photo taken 03/31/18.
The Western Beltway winds north through Ocoee to SR 414 (John Land Apopka Expressway) and SR 451 in Apopka. SR 429 combines with SR 414 north from there to U.S. 441 (Orange Blossom Trail) and Wekiva Parkway. SR 451 spurs northeast to U.S. 441 near Downtown Apopka. Photo taken 10/20/18.
Florida 429 curves southwest from Ocoee through southern reaches of Winter Garden en route to Horizon West in southwest Orange County. Photo taken 10/20/18.
The Western Beltway links Ocoee, Winter Garden and Florida's Turnpike with Walt Disney World and Interstate 4 west to Lakeland and Tampa. Photo taken 10/20/18.
West Colonial Drive crosses the Winter Garden city line just after the ramps with Florida 429. Photo taken 10/20/18.
Westbound Florida 50 (West Colonial Drive) at Carter Road north to Story Road. Photo taken 10/20/18.
Beulah Road angles southeast to pass under Florida's Turnpike en route to Beulah and Stonreybrook West Parkway in southeast Winter Garden. Photo taken 10/20/18.
The ensuing westbound traffic light along SR 50 operates at 9th Street. 9th Street heads north to the Winter Garden street grid and Plant Street (former SR 438). Photo taken 10/20/18.
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Approaching Dillard Street north and Daniels Road south on Florida 50 (Colonial Drive) west. Dillard Street was formerly Florida 537 north to Plant Street by Historic Downtown Winter Garden. Photo taken 11/05/06. Second photo taken 10/20/18.
Florida 537 was decommissioned in 2009, with maintenance of Dillard Street turned over to the city of Winter Garden. Photo taken 11/05/06.
Daniels Road extends south from Dillard Street as a four-lane arterial to the Winter Garden Village retail development and County Road 535 at SR 429 (Western Beltway). Photo taken 10/20/18.
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A confirming marker and mileage sign follow the former south end of SR 537 (Dillard Street). SR 50 travels 49 miles from Winter Garden to Brooksville and the Nature Coast region of Florida. Photos taken 10/20/18.
Less than a quarter mile west of Daniels Road is the north end of CR 535 (Winter Garden-Vineland Road). Photo taken 10/20/18.
Winter-Garden Vineland Road doubles as CR 535 south 15 miles to Bay Lake and South Apopka-Vineland Road near I-4 and Disney Springs. Photo taken 10/20/18.
South Park Avenue heads north from the Park Avenue Estates and Village Grove subdivisions along Florida's Turnpike to intersect SR 50 (West Colonial Drive) at Winter Garden Regional Shopping Center. Park Avenue continues north to Veterans Memorial Park and Plant Street (CR 438) west of Downtown winter Garden. Photo taken 10/20/18.
County Road 545 (Avalon Road) winds 16 miles southward from Winter Garden to Lake Avalon Groves, Horizon West and U.S. 192 near Four Corners. Tildenville School Road links the north end of CR 545 with CR 438 (Plant Street) west to Oakland. Photo taken 10/20/18.
Florida 50 (West Colonial Drive) leaves the city of Winter Garden and enters the town of Oakland. Photo taken 03/14/08.
Tubbs Street, a branch of CR 438, links SR 50 (Colonial Drive) with Oakland Avenue (CR 438) north in Downtown Oakland. Photo taken 03/14/08.
Florida's Turnpike and Florida 50 (West Colonial Drive) meet directly on the west side of Oakland at a diamond interchange. Photo taken 10/18/08.
The exchange with Florida's Turnpike along Florida 50 was redesigned from a parclo interchange during a Turnpike widening project in 2009-10. The toll road travels northwest to Minneola, Leesburg and I-75 at Wildwood. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Florida 50 west passes underneath Florida's Turnpike ahead of the southbound on-ramp to Orlando, Ft. Pierce, West Palm Beach and Miami. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Florida 50 (West Colonial Drive) continues beyond the turnpike just north of Johns Lake. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Deer Island Road intersects SR 50 across from Oakland Avenue (CR 438). CR 438 represents the old alignment of SR 50 as it leads west into Lake County, where it becomes Old CR 50. Oakland Avenue is the former route of SR 438 east into Downtown Oakland. Photo taken 10/18/08.
SR 50 crosses the Lake County line along side Killarney Station park on the West Orange Trail. Photo taken 10/20/18.


 


Photo Credits:

  • 11/05/06 by AARoads and Justin Cozart.
  • 01/25/08 by AARoads.
  • 02/08/08 by AARoads.
  • 03/14/08 by AARoads.
  • 04/11/08 by AARoads.
  • 10/18/08 by AARoads.
  • 01/18/10 by AARoads.
  • 12/05/10 by AARoads.
  • 09/03/17 by AARoads.
  • 03/31/18 by AARoads.
  • 10/20/18 by AARoads.

Connect with:
Interstate 4
U.S. 17
U.S. 92
U.S. 441
Spessard Lindsay Holland East-West Expressway
Florida 429 - Western Beltway / Apopka Expwy / Wekiva Pkwy
Florida 423 - John Young Parkway / Lee Road
Florida 435 - Kirkman Road
Dillard Street - Former Florida 537
Orange County 439
Orange County 535 - Winter Garden-Vineland Road
Orange County 545 - Avalon Road

Page Updated 10-23-2018.