Florida 50A travels a 3.9-mile section of former Florida 50 through the Hernando County seat of Brooksville. The state road overlaps with U.S. 98 east from Ponce De Leon Boulevard along a one-way couplet through Downtown.


U.S. 98 north & Florida 50A west
Homosassa Springs debuts to drivers along U.S. 98 northbounds on mileage signage posted after the partition with Florida 50 (Cortez Boulevard) west. Jefferson Street quickly reduces to two lanes otherwise. Photo taken 02/09/14.
U.S. 98 & Florida 50A (Jefferson Street) enter the city limits of Brooksville at the north end of Hernando County 581 (Emerson Road). Photo taken 03/26/18.
County Road 581 (Emerson Road) travels a rural course 16 miles south to Florida 52 in Pasco County. The county road formerly followed Mitchell Road west from Emerson Road to end at Florida 50 opposite CR 445 (Main Street). Photo taken 03/26/18.
Jefferson Street turns northward and approaches U.S. 41 (Broad Street). Photo taken 03/26/18.
U.S. 98 north & Florida 50A west merge with U.S. 41 south as U.S. 41 north leaves Brooksville en route to Floral City and Inverness in Citrus County. Photo taken 03/26/18.
U.S. 41-98 & Florida 50A partition into a one-way couplet of Jefferson Street (west) and Broad Street (east). Photo taken 03/26/18.
U.S. 41 south & 98 north and Florida 50A west
U.S. 41 south & 98 north turn west at May Avenue toward Downtown and the Hernando County Courthouse. Photo taken 03/26/18.
Main Street (unsigned County Road 445) bisects Downtown Brooksville south from Howell Avenue across U.S. 41-98 & Florida 50A. Photo taken 03/26/18.
U.S. 41 south leaves U.S. 98 north & Florida 50A (Jefferson Street) west at Mildred Avenue. Mildred Avenue reconnects the southbound direction with Broad Street, which U.S. 41 follows out from Brooksville toward Powell, Garden Grove and Masaryktown. Photo taken 03/26/18.
U.S. 98 north & Florida 50A west
Jefferson Street switches to two-way traffic beyond the partition with U.S. 41 south as U.S. 98 north & Florida 50A west continue a short distance to Florida 700 (Ponce De Leon Boulevard). Photo taken 03/26/18.
State Road 700 is the counterpart for just about all of U.S. 98 north from Canal Point, off Lake Okeechobee, to U.S. 19 in Citrus County. A 0.33-mile portion of SR 700, between Jefferson Street and U.S. 41 (Broad Street), travels independent of U.S. 98 in Brooksville. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Travelers bound for the Suncoast Parkway (Florida 589) are directed to remain along Florida 50A (Jefferson Street) west to Florida 50. U.S. 98 also meets the toll road near the Citrus County line. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Florida 50A west
Florida 50A emerges from the overlap with U.S. 98 and continues along Jefferson Street 1.4 miles to Florida 50 at County Road 485 (Cobb Road). Photo taken 03/26/18.
SR 50A west to SR 50 (Cortez Boulevard) west leads motorists 11 miles to the city of Weeki Wachee. Cortez Boulevard otherwise extends another seven miles, via County Road 550, to Bayport along the Gulf of Mexico. Photo taken 03/26/18.
Jefferson Street expands into four lanes to match Cortez Boulevard leading west from Brooksville. Hernando County 485 (Cobb Road) ties into the west end of SR 50A from the north as the truck bypass to U.S. 98 and Citrus County. Photo taken 03/26/18.
SR 50 (Cortez Boulevard) continues four miles from SR 50A in Brooksville to meet the Suncoast Parkway (SR 589). Photo taken 03/26/18.
Florida 50 east takes a four-lane divided highway and bypasses the south side of Brooksville to U.S. 98 (Jefferson Street). Photo taken 03/26/18.
Cobb Road (CR 485) stems north as a rural two-lane road to the Cemex operations at Yontz Road and U.S. 98 well outside town. Photo taken 03/26/18.
Florida 50A east
SR 50A (Jefferson Street) begins and quickly reduces from four to two lanes as it leads away from SR 50 and CR 485 (Cobb Road) north. Photo taken 03/26/18.
Florida 50A (Jefferson Street) east passes by Tom Varn Park in the city of Brooksville before intersecting U.S. 98 (Ponce De Leon Boulevard) north and Florida 700. Photo taken 03/26/18.
U.S. 98 takes Ponce De Leon Boulevard north to Sugarwood Mills in Citrus County en route to Homosassa Springs along side U.S. 19 north. SR 700 links U.S. 98 south with U.S. 41 south toward Masaryktown. Photo taken 03/26/18.
A 964-mile route, U.S. 98 travels east from near Natchez, Mississippi to end at Palm Beach by the Atlantic coastline. The portion through the Nature Coast is signed north-south, despite the overall east-west orientation of the three-state route. Photo taken 03/26/18.
SR 700 emerges from U.S. 98 as its own route to lead south 0.33 miles to U.S. 41 (Broad Street). Photo taken 03/26/18.
U.S. 98 south & Florida 50A east
U.S. 98 turns east onto Jefferson Street to overlap with Florida 50A to Downtown. Photo taken 02/17/14.
A mileage sign posted after Ponce De Leon Boulevard references the SR 50 control points of Ridge Manor, in eastern Hernando County, and Groveland in Lake County. Photo taken 02/17/14.
U.S. 98 south & Florida 50A turn onto Mildred Avenue as Jefferson Street becomes one-way in the westbound direction. Photo taken 03/26/18.
U.S. 41-98 south & Florida 50A east
The block of Mildred Avenue between Jefferson Street west and Broad Street east sees U.S. 98 south & Florida 50A east combine with U.S. 41 south. Photo taken 02/17/14.
U.S. 41 south rejoins Broad Street through southwest Brooksville while U.S. 98 south & Florida 50A turn east along side U.S. 41 north along the one-way section of Broad Street east. Photo taken 02/17/14.
U.S. 41 north & 98 south and Florida 50A east
U.S. 98 south & Florida 50A east follow Broad Street and U.S. 41 north 0.8 miles between Mildred Avenue and Jefferson Street south. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Four blocks east of the CSX Railroad bridge is the signalized intersection with Main Street. Main Street doubles as unsigned CR 445 south to SR 50 (Cortez Boulevard) and north to Howell Avenue. Photo taken 02/09/14.
U.S. 41 north, U.S. 98 south and Florida 50A east pass by both the Hernando County Courthouse and Government Center beyond Main Street. Photo taken 02/09/14.
U.S. 98 south & Florida 50A prepare to part ways with U.S. 41 (Broad Street) to rejoin Jefferson Street leading southeast. Photo taken 02/09/14.
U.S. 41 curves northward to exit Brooksville to Withlacoochee State Forest, Floral City and Inverness. Photo taken 02/09/14.
U.S. 98 south & Florida 50A remain paired for another 1.4 miles to Cortez Boulevard (Florida 50). Interstate 75 is 9.6 miles to the east via U.S. 98. Photo taken 02/09/14.
U.S. 98 south & Florida 50A east
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Jefferson Street leads south from U.S. 41 (Broad Street) to cross the Good Neighbor bicycle Trail. Ridge Manor lies 13 miles ahead, followed by the SR 50 destination of Groveland in 38 miles. Photos taken 02/09/14.
U.S. 98 & Florida 50A (Jefferson Street) turn eastward at Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to intersect the north end of Hernando County 581 (Emerson Road). Photo taken 02/09/14.
CR-581 leads south from Brooksville to Darby and Florida 52 in Pasco County. Photo taken 02/17/14.
U.S. 98 south & Florida 50A leave the city limits of Brooksville beyond County Road 581. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Florida 50A ends as Florida 50 joins U.S. 98 south along Cortez Boulevard east. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Florida 50 (Cortez Boulevard) encircles the south side of Brooksville along a partially commercial bypass. The state road enters the city from Weeki Wachee and the north side of Spring Hill. Photo taken 02/09/14.



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02/09/14, 02/17/14, 03/26/18 by AARoads

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U.S. 41
U.S. 98
Florida 50
Florida 700
County Road 581

Page Updated 03-28-2018.