State Road 405

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State Road 405 forms a belt route looping 9.828 miles west from U.S. 1 around the city of Titusville. The state road stems west from U.S. 1 outside Downtown along South Street through the residential street grid. Beyond Rock Pit Road, SR 405 reduces to two lanes and arcs southwest along a mostly rural stretch to Fox Lake Road. A handful of subdivisions, including Forest Hills Estates and Fox Lake Manor crop up along the route.

Heading south along the Titusville city line, SR 405 (South Street) parallels I-95 one quarter mile to the east. The state road expands into a divided arterial ahead of the commercialized intersection with SR 50 (Cheney Highway). Angling southeast, SR 405 follows Columbia Boulevard for 4.406 miles back to U.S. 1. NASA Causeway (unsigned County Road 405) extends 5.687 miles east from the cloverleaf interchange joining U.S. 1 and SR 405 across the Indian River to Space Commerce Way at Kennedy Space Center.

NASA Parkway / County Road 405 West
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Exiting the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex onto Nasa Parkway. 10/20/18
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NASA Causeway leads west from the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and intersects Space Commerce Way south to Courtenay Parkway (SR 3). 10/20/18
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Unsigned CR 405 overlays NASA Parkway west toward Indian River Lagoon. 03/18/06, 10/20/18
A. Max Brewer Memorial Parkway (CR 402) crosses the Indian River northeast from Downtown Titusville to Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in the distance. 10/20/18
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NASA Parkway continues along a narrow strip of land midway across the Indian River. 10/20/18, 03/18/06
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A pair of 2,993-foot long spans cross the main channel of the Indian River along NASA Causeway. The bridges were constructed in 1964.1 10/20/18
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The double leaf bascule bridge along NASA Causeway rises to a height of 27.9 feet above the main shipping channel for the Indian River.1 10/20/18
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A begin shield for State Road 405 stands along NASA Causeway west at the turn off for Vectorspace Boulevard. 10/20/18
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NASA Causeway enters the Titusville city limits ahead of the full cloverleaf interchange with U.S. 1 (Washington Avenue). 10/20/18
U.S. 1 (Washington Avenue) runs alongside the Florida East Coast (FEC) Railway north on the initial stretch to SR 50 (Cheney Highway) in Titusville. 10/20/18
U.S. 1 straddles the west shore of Indian River Lagoon leading into Downtown Titusville. The coastal route continues north from the city to Edgewater and New Smyrna Beach. 10/20/18
Continuing beyond U.S. 1, SR 405 north connects with I-95 via SR 407 south or SR 50 west. 10/20/18
A lone shield directs motorists onto the loop ramp for U.S. 1 south to Cocoa and Rockledge from SR 405 northbound. 10/21/18
SR 405 north to SR 407 south connects with the Beachline Expressway (SR 528). 10/21/18
SR 405 spans the Florida East Coast (FEC) Railroad ahead of this confirming marker along Columbia Boulevard. 10/21/18
Tico Road stems south from SR 405 to Space Coast Regional Airport (TIX) and the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum. 10/21/18
Destinations along SR 50 west from Titusville are referenced from SR 405 north at Tico Road. 10/21/18
SR 407 (Challenger Memorial Parkway) ties into SR 405 (Columbia Boulevard) at the third in a series of traffic lights along northbound. 10/21/18
Sisson Road leads north from SR 405 to the Bent Oak At Meadowridge development and SR 50 (Cheney Highway) in central Titusville. 10/21/18
Grissom Parkway follows along SR 405. The four lane boulevard extends south to the community of Port St. John and north into the Bent Oak at Meadowridge subdivision. 10/21/18
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Travelers bound for Interstate 95 from SR 405 and Kennedy Space Center are directed onto SR 407 for Ft. Pierce, West Palm Beach and Miami to the south. SR 405 north to SR 50 connects with the freeway northbound to Daytona Beach, St. Augustine and Jacksonville. 10/21/18
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State Road 407 angles 6.79 miles southwest from SR 405 to SR 528 (Beachline Expressway) west to Orlando and Orlando International Airport (MCO). 10/21/18
Confirming marker posted north of SR 407 (Challenger Memorial Parkway) on SR 405 (Columbia Boulevard). 09/28/13
Barna Avenue heads north from The Hills subdivision south of SR 405 (Columbia Boulevard) into central Titusville at the Indian River Heights community. 10/21/18
Windover Trail connects SR 405 (Columbia Boulevard) with Windover Way south to the Windover Farms community in unincorporated Brevard County. 10/21/18
SR 405 curves northwest across SR 50 (Cheney Highway) to South Street at the succeeding traffic light. 09/28/13
SR 50 (Cheney Highway) links with Interstate 95 to the immediate west of SR 405. An array of big box retail and traveler services line the arterial within the vicinity. 09/28/13
SR 50 is a cross state route, originating three miles east of SR 405 at U.S. 1 along the Indian River. West of I-95, SR 50 traverses areas of St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge into protected lands of Orange County. The corridor 33 miles west to central Orlando becomes increasingly developed west from Bithlo. 09/28/13
SR 405 heads due north along South Street from the retail strip along SR 50. 09/28/13
Park Avenue winds northeast through an array of subdivisions in central Titusville. 09/28/13
Fox Lake Road extends west from Harrison Street and crosses SR 405 (South Street) at the ensuing traffic light northbound. West from the overpass spanning I-95, Fox Lake Road leads to Fox Lake and Fox Lake Park. 09/28/13
Park Avenue reconnects with SR 405 (South Street) 3.4 miles northeast from their previous meeting. Park Avenue continues north through the Titusville street grid to SR 406 (Garden Street). 09/28/13
South Street comprises a five-lane boulevard east to U.S. 1 (Hopkins / Washington Avenues) south of Downtown Titusville. 09/28/13
SR 405 (South Street) northbound at Deleon Avenue. 09/28/13
SR 405 (South Street) crosses the Florida East Coast (FEC) Railway and passes south of the Brevard County Government Complex ahead of U.S. 1. 09/28/13
Through Downtown Titusville, U.S. 1 separates along the couplet of Hopkins Avenue south and Washington Avenue north. 09/28/13
SR 405 ends at U.S. 1 (Washington Avenue) north, a block and a half from Indian River. U.S. 1 meets SR 406 (Garden Street) west and A. Max Brewer Memorial Parkway (CR 402) north onto Merritt Island in seven blocks. 09/28/13
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Windover Trail ties into SR 405 (Columbia Boulevard) north from the Windover Farms community amid the retail area spreading east from I-95 and SR 50. 10/21/18
Leading away from I-95 and SR 50, Kennedy Space Center lies 11 miles to the east via SR 405 and NASA Parkway east. 10/21/18
Barna Avenue winds south from the Sun Valley neighborhood to cross SR 405 at a traffic light north of The Hills community. 10/21/18
Turning more to the east, SR 405 approaches the north end of SR 407 (Challenger Memorial Parkway). SR 407 constitutes a controlled access roadway 6.79 miles south to Shepard Drive east, I-95, and SR 528 (Beachline Expressway) west. 10/21/18
Right of way at the signalized intersection with SR 407 (Challenger Memorial Parkway) south alludes to an unbuilt trumpet interchange with SR 405. 10/21/18
A mileage sign on SR 405 (Columbia Boulevard) east of SR 407 formerly referenced the distance to Kennedy Space Center via the continuation onto NASA Causeway. This assembly was removed by 2015. 08/25/07
A wayfinding sign for the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex follows along SR 405 (Columbia Boulevard) southbound between SR 407 and Grissom Parkway. 08/25/07
Grissom Parkway constitutes a four lane arterial south from SR 405 (Columbia Boulevard) to North Brevard Industrial Park, Space Coast Regional Airport (TIX) and the unincorporated community of Port St. John. North of Columbia Boulevard, Grissom Parkway is a residential street linking with the Bent Oak at Meadowridge development. 10/21/18
Sisson Road heads north from SR 405 (Columbia Boulevard) between the Forest Trace, Imperial Estates and Sisson Meadows subdivisions among others en route to SR 50 (Cheyney Highway). 10/21/18
Tico Road stems south from SR 405 to the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum and the east side of Space Coast Regional Airport (TIX). 10/21/18
Columbia Boulevard elevates across the FEC Railway leading into the full cloverleaf interchange with U.S. 1 (Washington Avenue). 10/21/18
Traveling south from SR 405 and Titusville, U.S. 1 continues to Bellwood, Port Saint John and the city of Cocoa. 08/25/07
Right in right out (RIRO) type ramps connect SR 405 with U.S. 1 southbound due to the adjacent FEC Railway. 10/21/18
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U.S. 1 (Washington Avenue) heads 2.1 miles north from SR 405 to SR 50 (Cheney Highway). 10/21/18
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SR 405 transitions to NASA Causeway (CR 405) and the Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway at the entrance to Kennedy Space Center ahead. 10/21/18
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An end shield marks the transition of SR 405 to unsigned County Road 405 and NASA Parkway east between U.S. 1 and Vectorspace Boulevard. 10/21/18
NASA Parkway / County Road 405 East
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NASA Causeway spans Indian River Lagoon east from Titusville to John F. Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island. The controlled access roadway travels 5.4 miles east to Space Commerce Way. 10/21/18
Southward view of the Indian River tidal estuary and the distant FPL Cape Canaveral Power Plant from NASA Causeway. 10/21/18
The Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) appears along the eastern horizon as NASA Causeway advances east to the bridge spanning Indian River. 10/21/18
Crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, NASA Causeway spans the Indian River across a double leaf bascule bridge built in 1964.2 10/21/18
Crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, NASA Causeway spans the Indian River across a double leaf bascule bridge built in 1964.2 \ 10/21/18
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The 2,993 foot long span along NASA Parkway rises to a height of 27.9 feet.2 10/21/18
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NASA Parkway lowers onto a man made island east from the draw bridge over Indian River Lagoon to Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. 10/21/18
NASA Parkway advances east between Moore Pond and Pine Island Basin toward the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex. 10/21/18
Exploration Park, a research, office and light manufacturing complex, lies southeast of NASA Parkway along forthcoming Space Commerce Way. 10/21/18
Connecting NASA Parkway (CR 405) with Kennedy Parkway south to SR 3, Space Commerce Way bypasses Kennedy Space Center (KSC) to the southwest. SR 3 extends the Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway south to Cape Canaveral. 10/21/18
NASA Parkway meets Kennedy Parkway directly, but the diamond interchange between the two roadways falls beyond the KSC restricted area. 10/21/18
Space Commerce Way navigates along a stair stepped route 2.6 miles southeast from the signal at NASA Parkway to Kennedy Parkway. 10/21/18
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The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex lies another 0.75 miles east from Space Commerce Way along NASA Parkway. 10/21/18
Beyond the signalized entrance to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA Parkway is a restricted road requiring a badge for access. The succeeding roadway east to Kennedy Parkway was formerly open to the public. 10/21/18
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Following the KSC Visitor Complex access road south from NASA Parkway to the Guest Parking area. 10/21/18
Florida State Road 405 scenes
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Palm Avenue north at SR 405 (South Street) to the west of Downtown Titusville. 09/28/13
SR 405 sign at the retail complex on the southwest corner of SR 405 (Columbia Boulevard) and Windover Trail. 10/21/18

Sources:
  1. NASA PKWY WEST WB over INDIAN RIVER, Brevard County, Florida. BridgeReports.com
  2. NASA PKWY WEST EB over INDIAN RIVER, Brevard County, Florida. BridgeReports.com


Photo Credits:

  • 03/18/06 by AARoads and Justin Cozart.
  • 08/25/07 by AARoads.
  • 09/28/13 by AARoads.
  • 10/20/18 by AARoads.
  • 10/21/18 by AARoads.

Connect with:
U.S. 1
State Road 50
State Road 407 - Challenger Memorial Parkway

Page Updated 04-25-2019.

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