U.S. 41 North - Pasco County

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U.S. 41 north
Upon crossing the county line, U.S. 41 enters Land O' Lakes. The bedroom community spreads both west and east along Florida 54 between Odessa and Wesley Chapel. Consisting mostly of suburban development, the census designated place was founded in 1950. Photo taken 08/13/18.
U.S. 41 advances north from Lutz with six overall lanes and a grassy median. The succeeding traffic signal is with Walmart Way west. Photo taken 08/13/18.
The forthcoming intersection with SR 54 represents the center of Land O' Lakes, though there is no Downtown or government offices associated with the community. Photo taken 08/13/18.
Dale Mabry Highway (Florida 597) north merges with U.S. 41 at a wye intersection just ahead of Florida 54. Traffic along U.S. 41 northbound passes through the merge without stopping. Photo taken 08/13/18.
State Road 54 forms the main east-west artery across southern Pasco County between U.S. 19 at Holiday and the intersection of CR 54 at SR 56 in Wesley Chapel. Split between two main sections, the 37.4-mile route consists mostly of a four to six lane arterial, with a county maintained section (Wesley Chapel Boulevard) linking the two west of I-75 between Exits 275 and 279. Photo taken 08/13/18.
An FDOT study underway evaluated elevating SR 54 above U.S. 41 and the adjacent at-grade crossing with the CSX Railroad. The study also considered changes along U.S. 41, from just south of SR 597 to Morgan Road north of SR 54. Photo taken 08/13/18.
The next traffic light north along U.S. 41 (Land O' Lakes Boulevard) north beyond SR 54 is with Bell Lake Road. Bell Lake Road angles southeast between Bell Lake and Lake Padgett to a number of subdivisions. The road originally ended at Banjo Lake Road, but was extended east to Collier Parkway in a county project completed in 2010. Photo taken 11/18/15.
Reassurance marker for U.S. 41 north posted as it passes just west of Bell Lake. Photo taken 11/18/15.
Hale Road follows at the subsequent signal to link Land O' Lakes Boulevard with Collier Parkway between Bell and King Lakes. Photo taken 08/13/18.
U.S. 41 maintains six lanes north from Hale Road to Drexel. Photo taken 08/13/18.
Pasco County Road 583 (Ehren Cutoff) branches northeast from U.S. 41 at Drexel to Ehren and Florida 52 at Fort King Ranch. Photo taken 02/29/16.
Traveling 6.7 miles, County Road 583 provides an alternate route from Land O' Lakes to Interstate 75. Photo taken 02/29/16.
U.S. 41 turns more westerly from CR 583 and reduces to four overall lanes. Photo taken 02/29/16.
U.S. 41 becomes less urban in design but with several developments located just off the highway. Beyond SR 52, the remainder of the 15-mile drive to Masaryktown in Hernando County is rural. Photo taken 08/13/18.
A traffic signal operates at the intersection of Wilderness Lake Boulevard east to the Wilderness Lake Preserve community and Gator Lane west to Land O' Lakes High School. Photo taken 08/13/18.
Pasco County consistently signs routes throughout the county, as a reassurance marker appears north of Wilderness Lake Boulevard. Photo taken 11/18/15.
Pleasant Plains Parkway provides one of two boulevard-style entrances east into Connerton. Connerton is is a census-designated place and large scale housing development started in the 2000s. Photo taken 11/18/15.
Presently U.S. 41 reduces to two lanes north of Connerton. Several housing developments spread to the west along the ensuing mile. Photo taken 11/18/15.
U.S. 41 curves northeasterly around Green Lake to the signalized intersection with Florida 52 at Gowers Corner. Photo taken 11/18/15.
Florida 52 constitutes a mostly rural route west three miles to Suncoast Parkway (SR 589) and 11 miles east to Interstate 75 at Pasco. Photo taken 11/18/15.
An intracounty route, State Road 52 totals 33.4 miles overall between U.S. 19 at Bayonet Point and U.S 98 & 301 in Dade City. Photo taken 11/18/15.
Drivers along U.S. 41 north enter the intersection with Florida 52. New Port Richey lies 18 miles to the southwest while San Antonio is 14 miles to the east. Photo taken 11/18/15.
2014-15 development along U.S. 41 between Gowers Corner and the Hernando County adds Talavera to the west side of the otherwise rural two-lane drive. Photo taken 11/18/15.
Masaryktown (pronounced Mazarak-town), lies just north of the county line in nine miles. Garden Grove follows the unincorporated community in 12 miles while the Hernando County seat is another five miles. Photo taken 11/18/15.
Passing through South Masaryktown, U.S. 41 approaches the east end of County Road 578 (County Line Road). CR 578 straddles the county border west 10.8 miles to U.S. 19 near Aripeka. Photo taken 11/18/15.
A diamond interchange joins CR 578 (County Line Road) with Suncoast Parkway (CR 589) just 1.4 miles west of U.S. 41 and Masaryktown. Photo taken 11/18/15.


Photo Credits:

11/18/15, 02/29/16, 08/13/18 by AARoads

Connect with:
Florida 52
Florida 54
Hernando County 578 - County Line Road
Pasco County 583 - Ehren Cutoff

Page Updated 08-13-2018.