State Road 589 North - Suncoast Parkway

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Florida State Road 589 North
A diamond interchange (Exit 14) joins the Suncoast Parkway with Hillsborough County Road 685A (Van Dyke Road) immediately north of the split with the Veterans Expressway (SR 568). Photo taken 02/15/14.
Van Dyke Road, sparsely signed as County Road 685A, leads west to Gunn Highway (CR 587) and Keystone Lake and east to SR 597 (Dale Mabry Highway) and Simmons Road near Lutz. Photo taken 11/05/13.
The Suncoast Parkway winds northeast between Lake Carlton and Brooker Creek Reserve, passing over Ramblewood Road and TPC Boulevard. Photo taken 02/15/14.
A centerline posted mileage sign lists the distances to the Hernando County seat of Brooksville (36 miles) and Crystal River (56 miles) via U.S. 98 beyond the toll road end. Photo taken 02/15/14.
Costing $10-million and taking over a year and a half to design and construct, forthcoming Exit 16 opened on August 14, 2009 between SR 589 and Lutz-Lake Fern Road.1 Photo taken 02/15/14.
A sign formally identifies SR 589 as the Suncoast Parkway at the TPC Boulevard underpass. The parkway doubles as the 42-mile long Suncoast Scenic Parkway. Photo taken 02/15/14.
One half mile south of the folded diamond interchange (Exit 16) with Lutz-Lake Fern Road on SR 589 north. Lutz-Lake Fern Road, formerly County Road 582, leads west to Gunn Highway at Lake Fern and east to U.S. 41 at Lutz. Photo taken 02/15/14.
Exit 16 loops away from SR 589 north to Lutz-Lake Fern Road. The suburban road winds east by the golf course communities of TPC Tampa Bay, Cheval and Heritage Harbor. Westward, Tarpon Springs Road continues old CR 582 west from CR 587 to the Pinellas County line to become County Road 582 through Brooker Creek Preserve. Photo taken 02/15/14.
Speed limits increase to 70 miles per hour as the Suncoast Parkway approaches the Pasco County line. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Next in line for northbound motorists on the Suncoast Parkway is the diamond interchange (Exit 19) with SR 54. Photo taken 07/03/15.
SR 589 crosses into Pasco County Road 16.05 miles north of the split with SR 60 (Memorial Highway). Photo taken 07/03/15.
SR 54 begins in Elfers and ends in Zephyrhills, connecting U.S. 19 on the Gulf Coast with Interstate 75 and U.S. 98 & 301. The state road is separated by a section of Pasco County Road 54 near Interstate 75; the state maintained sections are between U.S. 19 and Land O' Lakes and between SR 581 and U.S. 98 & 301. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Northbound SR 589 reaches Exit 19 for SR 54 east to Zephyrhills and west to New Port Richey. Photo taken 07/03/15.
The bulk of the land between SR 54 and SR 52 is undeveloped as the Suncoast Parkway passes by Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Brooksville is now 31 miles to the north, followed by Crystal River in 52 miles. Photo taken 07/03/15.
A third toll collection point for SR 589 north follows near Milepost 23. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Suncoast Parkway toll plazas include conventional toll booths to the left and open road tolling lanes to the right. Photo taken 07/03/15.
SR 589 north spans the Anclote River one half mile south of the Pasco County toll collection point. Photo taken 07/03/15.
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Two lanes remain at highway speeds, circumventing a bank of toll booths on the inside lanes of SR 589. Cash tolls are charged $1.25 at this plaza versus $1.06 for Sunpass account holders. Photo taken 07/03/15. Second photo taken 07/31/06. Third photo taken 07/03/15.
A reassurance marker resides at the merge of the cash-toll lane. Photo taken 07/03/15.
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Stubs exist both and north an south of an underpass constructed for the proposed Ridge Road Extension. If built, the planned roadway will extend east from County Road 524 (Ridge Road) and 587 (Moon Lake Road) to U.S. 41 at Connerton. Photo taken 07/03/15. Second photo taken 02/15/14.
SR 589 (Suncoast Parkway) spans the Pithlachascotee River on the 1.25-mile approach to Exit 27 with SR 52. Photo taken 07/03/15.
SR 52 covers 33.40 miles as it crosses Pasco County between Bayonet Point and Dade City. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Exit 27 departs the Suncoast Parkway north for SR 52 east to Gowers Corner (U.S. 41) and San Antonio and west to Moon Lake and U.S. 19 south to New Port Richey. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Leading north from the diamond interchange (Exit 27) with SR 52 on SR 589. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Masaryktown appears at nine miles out on the next northbound mileage sign. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Bending eastward, the Suncoast Parkway passes by Crews Lake Wilderness Park on the two mile approach to the fourth main line toll collection point. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Lenway Road appears to the right as a frontage road to the Suncoast Parkway through a rural network of streets near the toll plaza. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Caldwell Lane spans SR 589 one half mile south of the partition between the cash and Sunpass lanes. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Traffic splits at the second toll plaza along the SR 589's 19.87-mile trek through Pasco County. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Both Pasco County toll plazas charge the same rates. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Lawless Road crosses over SR 589 after the toll plaza and this shield assembly. Photo taken 07/03/15.
SR 589 remains northeast to the Bowman Road overpass west of South Masaryktown. A diamond interchange (Exit 37) follows with Hernando County Road 578 (County Line Road). Photo taken 07/03/15.
County Road 578 straddles the Pasco / Hernando County line 10.82 miles west from U.S. 41 at Masaryktown to Spring Hill and U.S. 19. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Northbound SR 589 at the off-ramp (Exit 37) to County Line Road (CR 578). County Road 578 varies between two-lane rural-type stretches and a four-lane urban arterial at Spring Hill. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Aripeka is referenced 11 miles to the west via CR 578. The community lies along Hammock Creek off the Gulf of Mexico along County Road 595. Photo taken 02/15/14.
Pentagons posted along County Line Road reference Hernando County Road 578 in the westbound direction and generally Pasco County Road 578 in the eastbound direction. Photo taken 02/15/14.
The final 17.73 miles of SR 589 north run through Hernando County. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Continuing north from the county line, SR 589 (Suncoast Parkway) travels by Spring Hill and Brooksville. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Crystal River is 34 miles to the north via U.S. 98 to U.S. 19. Photo taken 07/03/15.
County Road 574 (Spring Hill Drive) joins the Suncoast Parkway with the unincorporated Spring Hill community to the west via Exit 41. Photo taken 11/18/15.
Corporate Boulevard passes over SR 589 on the half mile approach to the diamond interchange (Exit 41) with County Road 574. Corporate Boulevard spurs east from parallel CR 585 (Anderson Snow Road) to the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport (BKV) area. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Exit 41 leaves the Suncoast Parkway for County Road 574. Spring Hill Drive carries all 12.46 miles of CR 574 from U.S. 19 (Commercial Way) east to U.S. 41 (Broad Street). Spring Hill Drive constitutes the main east-west arterial route for Spring Hill. Photo taken 07/03/15.
SR 589 (Suncoast Parkway) veers northeast to pass under County Road 572 between a series of subdivisions. Photo taken 07/03/15.
The Hernando County seat of Brooksville lies nine miles north via SR 589 and SR 50 east. Crystal River is now 30 miles away. Photo taken 07/03/15.
1.25 miles south of the diamond interchange (Exit 46) with SR 50 on SR 589 north. Photo taken 07/03/15.
State Road 50 leads west along what is mostly a commercial route to U.S. 19 at the city of Weeki Wachee. East of Exit 46, SR 50 (Cortez Boulevard) travels four miles to SR 50A on the west side of Brooksville. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Northbound SR 589 at the off-ramp (Exit 46) for SR 50 (Cortez Boulevard). SR 50 constitutes a cross-peninsular route between U.S. 19 and Titusville. Photo taken 07/03/15.
The roadways of SR 589 separate just north of Exit 46. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Ten miles of the Suncoast Parkway remain. Crystal River is another 16 miles beyond the end of SR 589. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Rural scenery unfolds north of the Rest Drive overpass as the Suncoast Parkway leaves the Brookridge area. Photo taken 07/03/15.
The Suncoast Parkway shifts west and crosses over County Road 476 (Centralia Road) before kinking back to the east by Annuteliga Hammock. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Next in line for northbound drivers is the Oak Hammock Toll Plaza in two miles. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Cash paying drivers stay to the left as the ETC lanes bypass the toll plaza to the right. Photo taken 07/03/15.
One half mile south of the fifth and final toll collection point along the Suncoast Parkway north. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Cash paying lanes in both directions share the same plaza. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Speed limits remain at 70 miles per hour on the open road tolling lanes. Photo taken 07/03/15.
SR 589 exits the Oak Hammock Toll Plaza one mile south of U.S. 98 (Ponce De Leon Boulevard). Photo taken 07/03/15.
Presently the Suncoast Parkway ends at a half diamond interchange with U.S. 98 near the Citrus County line. Suncoast Parkway 2 construction got underway in February 2018 to extend the toll road north to SR 44 at Lecanto. Photo taken 07/03/15.
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Northbound traffic reduces to a single lane in a forested area preceding U.S. 98 (Ponce De Leon Boulevard). Roadway stubs were once located in the median here. Photos taken 07/03/15.
An end sign appears along the northbound ramp for U.S. 98 (Ponce De Leon Boulevard). U.S. 98 angles southeast to Ringgold, Stafford and Brooksville. Photo taken 07/03/15.
Northwest from the Suncoast Parkway, U.S. 98 ventures 4.4 miles to combine with U.S. 19 north to Crystal River and Perry. Photo taken 07/03/15.


 


Photo Credits:

07/31/06, 11/05/13, 02/15/14, 07/03/15, 11/18/15 by AARoads

Connect with:
U.S. 98
State Road 50
State Road 52
Hernando County Road 574 - Spring Hill Drive
Hernando County Road 578 - County Line Road

Page Updated 04-13-2018.