The westernmost portion of the project runs through the northern limits of Polk County, and it extends for 4 miles on I-4 between Ronald Reagan Parkway to west of the U.S. 27 interchange. Portions of U.S. 27 north and south of the interchange will be elevated to allow for a freer flow of traffic.
Segment 5 features the construction, widening and/or replacement of 11 bridges. In addition to eight existing stormwater ponds, crews will build an additional eight new ponds.
Length 4 miles
Boundaries I-4 from west of U.S. 27 to Ronald Reagan Parkway
Cost Construction (w/Design): $318M
Funding Not yet available for right-of-way acquisition or construction
Special features Elevating U.S. 27 from Ritchie Road to Posner Boulevard/Home Run Boulevard Texas U-turn on southbound U.S. 27 to northbound U.S. 27 north of Ernie Caldwell Boulevard.