U.S. 17 North & 92 East - Seminole County

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U.S. 17 north & 92 east
The first signal north from the Orange County line through Fern Park on U.S. 17/92 operates at Spartan Drive east to the Lakewood Shores neighborhood along side Lake of the Woods. Photo taken 07/13/13.
O'Brien Road stems west from U.S. 17/92 and Fern Park to become Spring Lake Road to CR 427 (Maitland Avenue) in the city of Altamonte Springs. Photo taken 07/13/13.
Lake of the Woods Boulevard links U.S. 17/92 with the Lake of the Woods townhouse community and Oxford Road. Photo taken 03/22/14.
Advancing north from Fern Park, U.S. 17 & 92 converge with Florida 436 (Semoran Boulevard) at a single point urban interchange (SPUI) in one quarter mile. Photo taken 04/26/15.
A lane drop occurs northbound on U.S. 17/92 for SR 436 (Semoran Boulevard). SR 436 forms an L-shaped route encircling the Orlando area along a 25.5-mile course west to Apopka and south to Orlando International Airport (MCO). Photo taken 04/26/15.
West from U.S. 17 & 92 at Casselberry, SR 436 (Altamonte Drive) travels three miles through a congested commercial corridor to Interstate 4 in Altamonte Springs. Photo taken 04/26/15.
Varying between six and eight overall lanes, all of SR 436 consists of an arterial route as it joins Casselberry with neighboring Altamonte Springs and Forest City to the west and Aloma and east Orlando to the south. Photo taken 04/26/15.
The SPUI connecting U.S. 17 & 92 with SR 436 (Semoran Boulevard) opened to southbound traffic on April 2, 2015. The northbound roadway opened the following day. A ribbon cutting ceremony took place for the $21 million flyover on April 6, 2015.1 Photo taken 04/26/15.
A mileage sign predating construction of the SPUI with Semoran Boulevard stands on the northbound on-ramp to U.S. 17/92, 12 miles from Sanford. Photo taken 04/26/15.
Northbound U.S. 17 & 92 meets Triplet Lake Drive by Casselberry city hall. A 20-acre mixed use development broke ground on January 26, 2016 on Lake Concord Park on the southeast corner of this intersection. The $34 million project houses a 203-unit apartment complex and several commercial outparcels.2 Photo taken 04/26/15.
County Road 427 (Ronald Reagan Boulevard) converges with U.S. 17 & 92 on the outskirts of Lake Mary. Photo taken 09/07/16.
Ronald Reagan Boulevard (County Road 427) is a four-lane, divided parkway running north from SR 436 (Semoran Boulevard) in Altamonte Springs through Longwood to U.S. 17 & 92 and Sanford Avenue on the south side of Sanford. Photo taken 09/07/16.
Weldon Boulevard branches north from U.S. 17 & 92 to the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus of Seminole State College. Photo taken 09/07/16.
Country Home Road links U.S. 17/92 at the Sanford city line with adjacent CR 427 (Ronald Reagan Boulevard). Photo taken 09/07/16.
Continuing northeast to Tropical Park Drive, U.S. 17 & 92 pass by the 111-acre Flea World site. The flea market closed in August 2015, with the structure on the property razed in 2016. Reagan Center, a mixed-use development with the potential of 2.4 million square feet of retail, offices and apartments, is proposed for the land.3 Photo taken 09/07/16.
Collins Drive spurs east from U.S. 17 & 92 from the next northbound signal to the Sunland Estates subdivision outside the Sanford city limits. Photo taken 09/07/16.
Traveling north by Lake Minnie, U.S. 17/92 reenter Sanford ahead of the commercialized intersection with Lake Mary Boulevard. Lake Mary Boulevard is a major arterial route west through Lake Mary to I-4 at Heathrow and east around the periphery of Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to SR 46 and 415. Photo taken 09/07/16.
Northbound at Americana Boulevard east by Seminole Centre retail center on U.S. 17/92. Photo taken 09/07/16.
Airport Boulevard crosses paths with U.S. 17 & 92 just south of the Seminole Expressway (SR 417). The four-lane arterial parallels the toll road northwest, while connecting with SR 417 southbound nearby. Photo taken 09/07/16.
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Airport Boulevard leads a third of a mile east from U.S. 17/92 to the SR 417 (Seminole Expressway) entrance ramp for Orlando. Photos taken 09/07/16.
Heading north from the Seminole Expressway over crossing, U.S. 17 & 92 advance past Sanford Plaza shopping center to an elongated on-ramp to SR 417 northbound. Photo taken 05/29/05.
The Seminole Expressway navigates along a winding course five miles northwest to Interstate 4 along the western edge of Sanford. Photo taken 05/29/05.
U.S. 17 & 92 shields posted after the ramps with Florida 417 (Seminole Expressway) and ahead of 27th Street (County Road 427A) east. Photo taken 05/29/05.
U.S. 17 north & 92 west turn northward onto French Avenue at Park Drive. The five-lane boulevard advances from there into the Sanford street grid, intersecting County Road 415 (13th Street) east ahead of these reassurance markers. Photo taken 02/29/08.
This set of shields for U.S. 17 north & 92 west stands north of 3rd Street. Photo taken 02/29/08.
SR 46 dog legs north 1.75 miles from 25th Street to 1st Street along an unmarked concurrency with U.S. 17 & 92 (French Street) in Sanford. Photo taken 02/29/08.
Resuming westward, SR 46 (1st Street) continues from Sanford to Wekiva Parkway (SR 429) and Lake County. Photo taken 02/29/08.
A quarter mile north of SR 46, U.S. 17 & 92 (French Avenue) curve west and overtake Seminole Boulevard along the south shore of Lake Monroe. Photo taken 09/03/17.
Seminole Boulevard (unsigned CR 4201) ties into U.S. 17 & 92 (French Avenue) from Sanford City Hall and Fort Mellon Park on the north side of Downtown. Photo taken 09/03/17.
French Avenue passes four blocks west of Historic Downtown Sanford at 3rd Street. Photo taken 02/29/08.
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U.S. 17 & 92 navigate directly along side Lake Monroe for three miles between French Avenue and I-4. The two-lane highway is part of the River of Lakes Heritage Scenic Highway, a 120-mile system of roads extending northward to Putnam County and the St. Johns River. Photos taken 09/03/17.
The entrance to Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens ties into U.S. 17/92 just to the east of I-4 in a wooded area. Photo taken 09/03/17.
U.S. 17 & 92 converges with both County Road 15 (Monroe Road) and Interstate 4 at a three-quarter cloverleaf interchange adjacent to the St. Johns River. Photo taken 09/03/17.
County Road 15 (Monroe Road) connects U.S. 17/92 with the eastbound on-ramp to Interstate 4. The five-lane boulevard south to SR 46 east is part of a proposed realignment for U.S. 17/92 away from Lake Monroe. Photo taken 09/03/17.
Construction finished in December 2007 expanded the exchange joining I-4 and U.S. 17/92 with a new flyover from the freeway eastbound to U.S. 17/92 at CR 15 (Monroe Road). This replaced a ramp further south from I-4 to Orange Boulevard. Photo taken 02/29/08.
The westbound entrance ramp for I-4 to Lake Mary, Maitland, Orlando and Tampa leaves U.S. 17/92 south opposite the entrance to Lake Monroe Wayside Park. Photo taken 02/29/08.
Making an abrupt northerly turn beyond I-4, U.S. 17/92 rise onto a fixed high-level bridge across the St. Johns River. Photo taken 02/29/08.
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Completed in 1994, the four-lane bridge over the St. Johns River honors Bill Benedict. The 1,647 foot long crossing provides 44.9 feet of vertical clearance.5 It replaced a 1933-truss bridge, which is partially still in place as a fishing pier nearby. Photos taken 02/29/08.
Lowering from the Benedict Bridge, U.S. 17 north & 92 west enter both Volusia County and the city of DeBary. A CSX Railroad line runs just to the west, separating the four-lane highway from Sanford Power Plant. Photo taken 02/29/08.

Sources:

  1. "New flyover bridge at 17-92 in Casselberry to open Friday." Orlando Sentinel (FL), April 3, 2015.
  2. "Construction kicks off new apartments, shops, lakefront restaurants in Casselberry." Orlando Business Journal, January 21, 2016.
  3. "Flea World redevelopment in Sanford moves forward." Orlando Sentinel (FL), March 12, 2018.
  4. River of Lakes Heritage Scenic Highway. City of Sanford web site.
  5. US-17-92 over St. Johns River, Seminole County, Florida. BridgeReports.com.


Photo Credits:

  • 05/29/05 by .
  • 02/29/08 by AARoads.
  • 07/13/13 by AARoads.
  • 03/22/14 by AARoads.
  • 04/26/15 by AARoads.
  • 09/07/16 by AARoads.
  • 09/03/17 by AARoads.

Connect with:
Interstate 4
Florida 46
Florida 417 - Central Florida GreeneWay / Seminole Expressway
Florida 434
Florida 436 - Semoran Boulevard
County Road 46A - H.E. Thomas, Jr. Pkwy / 25th St
County Road 427 - Ronald Reagan Boulevard

Page Updated 08-10-2018.