I-4 Ramp Closure, Detour to FL 429 Thru January 19, 2023

The Florida Department of Transportation reports that there will be intermittent nightly ramp closure on Westbound I-4 to Northbound S.R. 429 (Exit 60).

The ramp closure will occur from January 9 through January 19, everyday from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Detour: Westbound I-4 to I-4, exit 58 (FL 532 – Osceola-Polk Line Road), then left and return to I-4 eastbound to I-4, exit 60 (FL 429)

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New Championsgate DDI Interchange Nearing Full Completion

The Florida Department of Transportation reports that the diverging diamond interchange (DDI) project at Interstate 4 (I-4) and County Road 532 is near full completion. When the project is complete, pedestrians and bicyclists will have enhanced safety features.

A Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI), sometimes known as a double crossover diamond, is an innovative interchange configuration with many safety benefits. DDIs reduce conflict points — places where traffic either merges or i read more…

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Lane, Ramp Closures, Detours for I-4 Construction in Orlando Metro Area Thru December

The Florida Department of Transportation reports the following traffic impacts associated with I-4 construction work in the greater Orlando area, through December, 2022.

Orange Blossom Trail to Colonial Drive

Intermittent nightly lane closure on Eastbound I-4 from US 441/17-92 Orange Blossom Trail to SR-434: 2 left lanes closed.

December 01 – December 23

Everyday 9:30 PM – 7:00 AM

Ivanhoe Boulevard to Kennedy Boulevard

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Coolcraft Christmas to Spotlight Seasonal Beverages Across West Volusia County

“CoolCrafters,” in partnership with envoys from the North Pole, will be offering signature drinks within their establishments throughout the month of December.

Fresh off the adrenaline of the CoolCraft Summer Beverage Competition, West Volusia’s “CoolCrafters” have been invited again to create a specialty drink – alcoholic or non-alcoholic – however, this time featuring Holiday-inspired flavors with fresh ingredients, all with a West Volusia flair. CoolCraft Christmas officially kicks off o read more…

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I-4 Polk County Road Work Update for the Week of November 20, 2022

This weekly report is prepared by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to inform the public about upcoming road work in Polk County in Southwest Florida, for the week of November 20, 2022.

Below are the work schedule and lane closure locations for Interstate 4 road projects.

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones.

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Asian Lantern Festival ‘Into the Wild’ Now Open at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

A dazzling display of light, color and sound is waiting for those from Central Florida and beyond at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. The highly anticipated seasonal event, Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild, presented by Publix, is now open.

The event runs select nights from November 18, 2022 to January 15, 2023. The festival is open every night of Thanksgiving week except Thanksgiving Day, as well as much of the weeks before Christmas and New Year’s.

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Spectacular Stetson Mansion Highlights a Central Florida Christmas

Named Florida’s Best Holiday Home Tour by USA Today, Fodor’s and Bob Vila, the Stetson Mansion shares “The Message of Christmas”  with guests for its 11th annual “Christmas Spectacular!”

As holiday happenings go, there is nothing quite like Florida’s most historic home decked out in opulent regalia for its annual Christmas celebration. Ten new over-the-top designer room themes are created each year for the 1886 Victorian mansion built in DeLand for iconic hat maker read more…

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Florida Governor Gives Updates on Preparation Efforts Ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis gave an update on state preparation efforts ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole and urged Floridians to listen to local emergency management officials for updates related to their counties. There are currently 16,000 linemen staged to respond to power outages following the storm in addition to 600 guardsmen that have been activated, and 7 Urban Search and Rescue teams on standby to deploy following the storm. Governor DeSantis also signed an executive order, expanding read more…

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Lane, Ramp Closures, Detours for I-4 Work in Orlando Area Thru November

The Florida Department of Transportation reports the following traffic impacts associated with I-4 construction through November 2022. All work is weather dependent and subject to change.

Intermittent nightly lane closure on Eastbound I-4 from Sand Lake Road to SR-50/Colonial Drive: 1 left lane closed.November 01 – December 01Everyday 9:30 PM – 7:00 AM

Intermittent nightly ramp closure on Eastbound SR-408 to I-4.November 06 – November 0811:00 PM – 5:00 AM

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Holidays Have Officially Begun at Walt Disney World Resort

Wondrous décor transformed Magic Kingdom Park into an enchanting holiday sight to be seen. It’s the beginning of a multi-day transformation that will bring holiday magic to the four theme parks, more than 30 hotels and other areas across the 40-square-mile resort.

Glistening with colorful lights, festive decorations and Christmas trees galore, Walt Disney World Resort is full of holiday magic, ringing in this festive season like nowhere else.

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Daytona Beach Attractions: Speedway to Fairway, Ballpark to State Park

There are some iconic attractions associated with Daytona Beach, Florida. Of course, there are the beautiful Atlantic beaches, known both as the “Birthplace of Speed” and as a premier vacation spot. Today, this long-famous destination is known for much more. It is home to a surprising variety of attractions that are bringing visitors with diverse interests, all year long.

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On the coast, just an hour’s drive from Orlando, St. Augustine and the Kennedy Space Center, Daytona Beach is read more…

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I-4 Lane Closures in Disney Area From Exit 64 to 58, Expect Delays

The Florida Department of Transportation reports that there will be intermittent nightly lane closures on westbound Interstate 4 from State Route 417 (Exit 64 – Central Florida Greenway) to County Route 532 (Exit 58 – Championsgate Boulevard).

1 right lane will be closed Monday, October 17 through Thursday, November 10 from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am. Traffic delays are expected.

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New Coaster Alert: Catch Seaworld Orlando’s Pipeline Surf Coaster in 2023

The rumors are true. The High Surf Advisory is in effect. Feel the power of the ocean in a whole new way on Pipeline, the first-of-its-kind surf coaster coming to SeaWorld Orlando in 2023.

As soon as you’re in position, you’ll know something’s different. Experience the rush of launching 110 feet up and sensing every bank and curve as though you’re really riding the waves, thanks to an inventive harness that keeps you secure while giving you unparalleled freedom of movement. The seventh addi read more…

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I-4 Traffic Delays for Ramp Closures, Detours This Week in Orlando

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) reports the following traffic impacts associated with work in Interstate 4 (I-4) in metro Orlando, through Thursday, October 13, 2022

Intermittent nightly ramp closure on Eastbound I-4 to Amelia Street Monday, October 10 – Thursday, October 13From 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Intermittent nightly ramp closure on Eastbound I-4 from Anderson StreetSunday, October 09 – Wednesday, October 12From 10:00 PM – 5:00 AM

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Disney World Resort Offers Magical Holiday Experiences for the Entire Family

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year, and holiday cheer is already in the air at Walt Disney World Resort. This yuletide season, guests can celebrate in the merriest way with festive sights and experiences, and jolly new flavors, plus the return of fan-favorite events.

Here is an overview of all that is merry and bright this holiday season across Walt Disney World:

Holiday Festivities Come Ringing in with Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

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