U.S. 17 North - Jacksonville / Duval County

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U.S. 17 North
Heading north from SR 21 (Blanding Boulevard), U.S. 17 continues with six overall lanes along Roosevelt Boulevard by the Kent Campus of Florida State College. 06/14/08
A tight diamond interchange joins U.S. 17 with Edgewood Avenue in a half mile. 06/14/08
Roosevelt Boulevard arcs northeast from Plymouth Street between the Murray Hill and Avondale neighborhoods. 06/14/08
Edgewood Avenue angles northwest from Avondale and U.S. 17 through the main commercial strip in Murray Hill. 06/14/08
A lane drop occurs along U.S. 17 (Roosevelt Boulevard) at the Edgewood Avenue off-ramp. Two lanes continue north toward the split with Old Roosevelt Boulevard across a 65.3-foot wide overpass.1 06/14/08
The 140.1 foot long overpasses across Edgewood Avenue were built in 1969.1 06/14/08
U.S. 17 (Roosevelt Boulevard) northbound lowers back to grade level at Belvedere Avenue, just ahead of the wye intersection with Old Roosevelt Boulevard. Old Roosevelt Boulevard provides a cutoff northeast to SR 129 north / SR 228 (McDuff Avenue) west toward I-10. 06/14/08
U.S. 17 was realigned to bypass the Riverside and Brooklyn neighborhoods between Roosevelt Boulevard and Downtown in 2006. The former route along Old Roosevelt Boulevard and the couplet of Post and College Streets were turned over to city maintenance, with U.S. 17 shifting onto a combination of the Roosevelt Expressway north to I-10 east and I-95. 06/14/08
U.S. 17 previously followed Old Roosevelt Boulevard north at-grade alongside the CSX Railroad to Post Street, where it combined with SR 228 along the couplet through Riverside. The forthcoming Roosevelt Expressway was designated as U.S. 17 Alternate prior to the realignment of U.S. 17. 06/14/08
Roosevelt Boulevard makes a gradual curve to the east, intersecting unmarked SR 129 & 229 at McDuff Avenue. McDuff Avenue parallels Roosevelt Expressway northward through Murray Hill, connecting U.S. 17 with Interstate 10 west. 06/14/08
U.S. 17 North Florida State Road 228 East
SR 228 combines with U.S. 17 north along Roosevelt Expressway. The two continue onto Interstate 10 east ahead.
Construction between 2011 and 2013 rehabilitated the concrete roadway here, added partial shoulders and installed a barrier median. 06/14/08
Roosevelt Expressway spans, College and Post Streets (old U.S. 17 / SR 228), a CSX Railroad line and Rooselle Street prior the wye interchange with Interstate 10 eastbound. 06/14/08
Post Street / Old U.S. 17 North
Post Street carried U.S. 17 north / SR 228 east a half mile from Old Roosevelt Boulevard to King Street in Riverside, Jacksonville. 06/14/08
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Stockton Street leads north six blocks from Post Street to a folded diamond interchange with Interstate 10 at Rosselle and Irene Streets. 06/14/08
Post Street intersects Stockton Street three blocks east from King Street. Stockton Street heads south to St. Vincent's Medical Center and Riverside Avenue (SR 211). 06/14/08
The split directions of U.S. 17/SR 228 recombined along Post Street east from Margaret Street. Interstate 95 travels nearby along the north end of Riverside Park. 06/14/08
Margaret Street carried U.S. 17 south / SR 228 west one block north along Riverside Park to College Street west. 06/14/08
The Jacksonville street grid shifts east from Margaret Street, matching the orientation of the St. Johns River. Post Street next intersects Park Street, which runs north along Riverside Park to a southbound entrance ramp to I-95 across the Fuller Warren Bridge. 06/14/08
Post Street (former U.S. 17/SR 228) east at Oak Street. 06/14/08
U.S. 17 north / SR 228 east overtook Riverside Avenue from SR 211 at the turn from Oak Street. With the US highway rerouted in 2006, SR 211 was extended 0.22 miles north along Riverside Avenue to the ramps with I-95 and Peninsular Place. 06/14/08
U.S. 17 North
U.S. 17 north at the loop ramp for SR 105 (Zoo Parkway) west to Interstate 95. 03/26/20

Sources:
  1. US-17 (SR-15) over Edgewood Ave., Duval County, Florida. BridgeReports.com.


Photo Credits:

06/14/08, 03/26/20 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 10
Interstate 295 - East and West Beltway
State Road 21
State Road 105
State Road 129 - McDuff Avenue
State Road 211
State Road 228 / County Road 228

Page Updated 08-12-2018.

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