The westernmost portion of the project runs through northern Polk County from west of the U.S. 27 interchange to west of County Road 532 (Champions Gate Boulevard). The project also will improve approximately 1.5 miles of U.S. 27.
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 west of C.R. 532
Cost Construction (w/Design): $318 Million
Funding Right-of-way acquisition funded for 2021; not yet funded for construction.
Special features Echelon interchanges on U.S. 27 where the I-4 ramps terminate. Elevating U.S. 27 between Posner Boulevard/Home Run Boulevard and Ernie Caldwell Boulevard. A Diamond Interchange U-turn from southbound U.S. 27 to northbound U.S. 27 north of Ernie Caldwell Boulevard. Direct connect ramps between I-4 Express Lanes and U.S. 27.