State Road 524

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Routed almost entirely within the Cocoa city limits, SR 524 branches northeast from SR 520 to I-95, SR 501 (Clearlake Road) and the Beachline Expressway. The two lane route travels 4.75 miles overall, ending at Industry Road, 0.441 miles south of SR 528.

Historically, SR 524 represented the original western extent of SR 528. Completed by 1972, SR 528 followed all of what is now SR 524 southwest to SR 520. With subsequent construction of the then-Bee Line Expressway, SR 528 was realigned and SR 524 established.

SR 524 lead directly onto SR 528 east ahead of U.S. 1 and Bennett Causeway (SR A1A) across Indian River Lagoon. This connection was eventually severed, with a portion of the old SR 524 alignment repurposed as the on-ramp to SR 528 east from Industry Road.

Florida State Road 524 East
Approaching Industry Road north to SR 528 (Beachline Expressway) and SR 501 (Clearlake Road) south on SR 524 in north Cocoa. 03/31/18
Industry Road links both SR 524 east and SR 501 north with the SR 528 at an adjacent six-ramp parclo interchange. SR 528 combines with SR A1A across Bennett Causeway to Merritt Island an Cape Canaveral. 03/31/18
An end shield for SR 524 stands at the signalized intersection with Industry Drive north toward Port St. John and the entrance to Cocoa Commons shopping center. SR 501 extends east and south 3.36 miles into Cocoa. 03/31/18
Florida State Road 524 West
The first and only shield assembly for SR 524 westbound, posted just beyond Industrial Road and the end of SR 501. 03/31/18
SR 524 curves southwest from the retail strip near the Beachline Expressway, intersecting London Boulevard to the adjacent Cocoa North and Trail's End subdivisions. 03/31/18
Cox Road runs north from a traffic light with SR 524 to James Road in north Cocoa and south to SR 520 at Cocoa West. 03/31/18
Friday Road stems north from SR 524 to James Road by a number of large lot subdivisions outside the Cocoa city limits. 03/31/18
A diamond interchange joins SR 524 with Interstate 95. 03/31/18
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I-95 runs along the Space Coast north to Daytona Beach and the First Coast to Jacksonville. 03/31/18
South from Cocoa, I-95 continues to Melbourne, Palm Bay and Vero Beach, varying through rural areas and expanding suburbs from the east. 03/31/18
SR 524 narrows to two lanes beyond the Emerald Lake subdivision west of I-95. 03/31/18
Forthcoming SR 520 travels 34.5 miles from Cocoa Beach to SR 50 (East Colonial Drive) near Bithlo. 03/31/18
SR 524 west concludes at a rural wye intersection with SR 520 just outside the Cocoa city limits. 03/31/18
SR 520 leads east two miles to meet Interstate 95 back into Cocoa. The state road west passes by southern reaches of Canaveral Groves just ahead of the St. Johns River and Orange County line. 05/27/20

Photo Credits:

03/31/18, 05/27/20 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 95
State Road 501 - Clearlake Road
State Road 520
State Road 528 - Martin Andersen Beachline Expressway

Page Updated 05-28-2020.

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