Florida's Turnpike north
A left side ramp partitions from Interstate 95 north for both Florida 826 (Palmetto Expressway) south and Florida's Turnpike north as part of the Golden Glades Interchange. This roadway travels separately from the Turnpike beginning at NW 7th Avenue Extension and Florida 826 from NW 167th Street. Photo taken 05/07/06.
A loop ramp joins the Turnpike northbound with Florida 826 (Palmetto Expressway) leading west to Miami Lakes and Hialeah. A wye interchange follows with the Florida 91 mainline. Photo taken 05/07/06.
State Road 91, the designation for Florida's Turnpike mainline, officially starts at the bridge across SR 826 (NW 7th Avenue Extension) in the Golden Glades Interchange. SR 91 angles northwest 3.34 miles to the Broward County line, meeting NW 199th Street (Dan Marino Boulevard) at Miami Gardens. Photo taken 12/28/03.
A semi directional T interchange (Exit 2X) joins Florida's Turnpike with an access road to NW 199th Street (Dan Marino Boulevard) and adjacent Hard Rock Stadium, home of the National Football League Miami Dolphins. Dan Marino is a Hall of Fame quarterback who played for Dolphins from 1983 to 1999. Photo taken 05/07/06.
The flyover ramps for NW 199th Street (Dan Marino Boulevard) are painted in the colors of the Miami Dolphins: orange and turquoise blue. Photo taken 05/07/06.
Crossing Snake Creek Canal, the Turnpike mainline approaches the semi directional T interchange (Exit 4X) with the Homestead Extension (SR 821) west through Miramar and south back into Miami-Dade County. Photo taken 05/07/06.
The Homestead Extension (HEFT) of Florida's Turnpike was completed in 1974. The exit numbering system of the Turnpike mainline was renumbered then to continue the sequence south from Broward County to Homestead and Florida City. Photo taken 05/07/06.
Exit 4X comprises a lengthy flyover to the HEFT southbound ahead of SR 817 (NW 27th Avenue). SR 852, a 2.53 mile route along NW 215th Street between SR 817 and U.S. 441, passes through the exchange with the Turnpike mainline. On-ramps join NW 215th Street with both directions of the toll road. Photo taken 05/07/06.
SR 852 across the Turnpike doubles as County Line Road. SR 91 travels 25.91 miles north through Broward County. Photo taken 05/07/06.
Continuing north from the merge with the Homestead Extension, Florida's Turnpike curves through eastern reaches of Miramar to Pembroke Road (SR 824). Photo taken 05/07/06.
Beyond the SR 824 underpass, Florida's Turnpike separates the cities of Pembroke Pines and Hollywood to Exit 49 with SR 820. Photo taken 05/07/06.
Florida 820 constitutes an east-west arterial totaling 19.96 miles from U.S. 27 in west Pembroke Pines to Florida A1A (Ocean Drive) at North Hollywood Beach Park. Photo taken 05/07/06.
Florida 820 follows Pines Boulevard west through Pembroke Pines and Hollywood Boulevard east into Hollywood. Photo taken 10/26/08.
Northbound at the trumpet interchange (Exit 49) and access road to Florida 820. Photo taken 05/07/06.
Florida's Turnpike briefly enters the Seminole Indian Reservation at Hollywood between Atlanta Street and Stirling Road. A casino is located on parallel U.S. 441 & SR 7 within the reservation. Photo taken 05/07/06.
Griffin Road (SR 818) is the first of three exits joining Florida's Turnpike with Fort Lauderdale to the east. Photo taken 10/26/08.
Griffin Road doubles as Florida 818 east from Exit 53 to U.S. 1 by Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and west to Florida 823 (Flamingo Road). Photo taken 05/07/06.
A diamond interchange (Exit 53) connects Florida's Turnpike with Florida 818 (Griffin Road) at South New River Canal in the town of Davie. Photo taken 05/07/06.
137,200 vehicles per day (vpd) were recorded by FDOT along the Turnpike ahead of SR 84 and I-595 in 2016. Photo taken 10/26/08.
Advancing north from SR 818 through Davie, back to back ramps (Exit 54) depart from Florida's Turnpike north for Interstate 595 (Port Everglades Expressway) and the I-595 Express Lanes. Photo taken 05/07/06.
Exit 54 ties into a complicated ramp system extending east along Interstate 595 to adjacent U.S. 441 and with parallel Florida 84, the Port Everglades Expressway frontage road system. Photo taken 05/07/06.
Interstate 595 travels west from U.S. 1, south of Downtown Fort Lauderdale and west of Port Everglades to Sunrise and the western turn of I-75 through Weston and Alligator Alley. Photo taken 05/07/06.
Flyovers passe over the Turnpike, linking with the nearby semi directional T interchange with Interstate 595. Completion of the I-595 Express Lanes in March 2014 included the addition of flyover ramps from Florida's Turnpike to and from the toll lanes to the west. Photo taken 05/07/06.
Florida's Turnpike enters the Plantation city limits north ahead of the Peters Road underpass. The succeeding exit departs in one mile for SR 838 (Sunrise Boulevard). Photo taken 07/26/17.
State Road 818 follows Sunrise Boulevard, a six-lane arterial, 8.16 miles east from SR 817 (University Drive) in Plantation to U.S. 1 (6th Avenue) in Fort Lauderdale. Photo taken 07/26/17.
A $50 million project through late 2019 expands Exit 58 to include a new northbound off-ramp to Sunrise Boulevard east and from Sunrise Boulevard east to the Turnpike south. Additional work includes replacing the SR 838 overpass and removing the existing ramp toll plaza and converting the exchange to use all-electronic tolling.1 Photo taken 07/26/17.
Confirming marker for Florida's Turnpike north posted after Exit 58 in the city of Lauderhill. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Mileage sign posted 197 miles south of Orlando. The Turnpike enters the city of Tamarac ahead of forthcoming Exit 62 with SR 870 (Commercial Boulevard). Photo taken 07/26/17.
Florida 870 joins the Tamarac and Florida's Turnpike with Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) to the east and northern reaches of Lauderhill to the west. Photo taken 07/26/17.
The Pompano Beach Service Area, four miles ahead, lies midway between Exits 62 and 67 along Florida's Turnpike. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Florida's Turnpike turns northeast into Tamarac on the one mile approach to Exit 62 with Florida 870 (Commercial Boulevard). Photo taken 07/26/17.
Two lanes separate from the turnpike north for Exit 62. Florida 870 travels 9.89 miles overall along Commercial Boulevard west to Florida 817 (University Drive) and east to Florida A1A (Ocean Boulevard) at Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Exit 62 leads motorists east to Lauderdale Lakes and Oakland Park and west to northwest Sunrise. Photo taken 07/26/17.
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A Sunpass dedicated lane bypasses the toll booths to join SR 870 (Commercial Boulevard) westbound. Photos taken 07/26/17.
Florida's Turnpike advances one mile northeast from Exit 62 to the main line toll plaza at Pompano Beach. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Situated at Mile Post 65, the Pompano Beach Service Plaza is the second of eight along Florida's Turnpike northbound. Photo taken 07/26/17.
U.S. 441 & SR 7 shift sides with Florida's Turnpike just ahead of this confirming marker. Photo taken 07/26/17.
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Traffic partitions with three lanes maintaining speed below Sunpass transponder readers and two lanes departing for four toll booths. Photos taken 07/26/17.
A half diamond interchange (Exit 66) provides northbound access to Florida 814 (Atlantic Boulevard) just beyond the Pompano Beach Service Plaza. Photo taken 07/26/17.
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The Pompano Beach Service Plaza offers motorists fast food options, a fuel station and a gift shop. The Pompano Operations Center for the Turnpike is also located on site. Photos taken 07/26/17.
Florida 814 follows Atlantic Boulevard west across the city of Pompano Beach from Florida A1A (Ocean Boulevard) on the Atlantic coast. Photo taken 07/26/17.
The left side ramp for Pompano Beach Service Area departs just ahead of Exit 66. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Exit 66 constitutes a lengthy off-ramp crossing Cypress Creek Canal. Florida 814 (Atlantic Boulevard) continues west from the Turnpike to Lyons Road in Coconut Creek and U.S. 441 in Margate. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Florida's Turnpike runs along the Coconut Creek and Pompano Beach city line north to Exit 67 with Coconut Creek Parkway east and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard east. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Florida 849 (NW 31st Avenue) stems 0.96 miles south from the Exit 67 access road to Florida 849 (Atlantic Boulevard) in Pompano Beach. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Coconut Creek Parkway leads west from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to U.S. 441 in Margate. The commercial arterial was formerly Florida 912. MLK Boulevard (Hammondville Road) extends the arterial southeast to NW 3rd Street in Pompano Beach. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Remaining north along the Coconut Creek and Pompano Beach city line, Florida's Turnpike spans Copans Road one quarter mile ahead of the trumpet interchange (Exit 69) and access road to Florida 834 (Sample Road). Photo taken 07/26/17.
Exit 69 is not tolled in the northbound direction of the Turnpike. Photo taken 07/26/17.
A 9.49-mile route, Florida 834 heads west from Exit 69 to Coral Springs and Florida 817 (University Drive). East from the Turnpike, the state road takes Sample Road to U.S. 1 (Federal Highway) at Lighthouse Point. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Florida's Turnpike leads due north two miles from Sample Road to a parclo interchange (Exit 71) with SR 869 (Sawgrass Expressway). Photo taken 07/26/17.
Exit 71 provides access from the Turnpike to SR 869 (Sawgrass Expressway) southbound only. SR 869 continues east onto SW 10th Street for 2.15 miles between SR 845 (Powerline Road) to Interstate 95. Photo taken 07/26/17.
The Sawgrass Expressway uses all electronic tolling for its 21.83 mile course west from Deerfield Beach to Coral Springs and south to I-75 and I-595 at Sunrise. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Northbound at the loop ramp (Exit 71) for the Sawgrass Expressway west to Coconut Creek, Parkland and Coral Springs. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Reassurance marker for Florida's Turnpike north, posted by Quiet Waters Park. Photo taken 07/26/17.
Florida's Turnpike crosses Hillsboro Canal and the Palm Beach County line. Photo taken 07/26/17.


 

Sources:

  1. "Sunrise Boulevard and Turnpike Interchange Modification Project." Florida's Turnpike Enterprise fact sheet.


Photo Credits:

12/28/03, 05/07/06, 10/26/08, 07/26/17 by AARoads

Page Updated 09-08-2017.