SR 438 begins at a parclo interchange with SR 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) and travels east 0.399 miles along Franklin Street to SR 437 (Ocoee Apopka Road). SR 438 dog legs north along side SR 437 for 0.106 miles to Silver Star Road. Silver Star Road extends the state road east through Pine Hills as a four to six lane arterial for 7.248 miles to a realignment away from Silver Star Road (SR 416). SR 438 shifts southeast onto a 2.165 mile long four-lane arterial to Princeton Street and U.S. 441 (Orange Blossom Trail).
Continuing east from Orange Blossom Trail (OBT), SR 438 splits into a couplet of Princeton Street east and Smith Street west to end just 0.226 miles beyond U.S. 441. The state road previously extended east through College Park, Orlando along Princeton Street to Interstate 4 and SR 527 (Orange Avenue).
Florida State Road 438 Guides
Three sections of CR 438 are assigned in Orange County. An unsigned segment extends east from Rio Grande Avenue along Princeton Street through College Park. A partially signed section emerges along Plant Street west from Brandy Lake in Winter Garden to Tildenville School Road (CR 545) and Oakland Avenue through Oakland. A north-south branch of CR 438 links SR 50 (West Cololnial Drive) with Oakland Avenue along Tubb Street in the town of Oakland.
CR 438 through Oakland and Winter Garden are part of the 45-mile system of roads comprising the Green Mountain Scenic Byway. Established by FDOT on July 19, 2004, the scenic highway connects a number of small towns and nature preserves around Lake Apoka between Winter Garden and Mount Dora.
||CR 438 (Tubb Street) north intersects the main branch of CR 438 (Oakland Avenue) one block north of Hull Avenue in Oakland. Photo taken 10/20/18. |
||CR 438 west to Lake County and east to the Winter Garden historic district is part of the Green Mountain Scenic Byway. Tubb Street north represents a spur from the byway as well. Photo taken 10/20/18. |
||A reassurance marker for CR 438 stands south along Tubb Street beyond CR 438 along Oakland Avenue. Photo taken 10/20/18. |
||Maguire Road weaves through industrial areas north from SR 50 (West Colonial Drive) and CR 439 to connect with SR 438 (Franklin Street) west at SR 437 (Ocoee Apopka Road) in central Ocoee. Photo taken 10/20/18. |
||SR 438 links Downtown Ocoee with SR 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) just west of Maguire Road by the Winter Garden City line. Photo taken 10/20/18. |
||SR 438 extends Franklin Street west from Maguire Road north, the south end of SR 437 (Ocoee Apopka Road) and north end of unsigned CR 439 in Ocoee. Photo taken 10/20/18. |
||Rio Grande Avenue north at Smith Street, where SR 438 westbound begins in Orlando. Photo taken 06/02/18. |
Page Updated 10-24-2018.