New tunnel building technique speeds up Brightline work

State Road 528 at U.S. Highway 1 in Brevard County is shutting down at 10 p.m. Tuesday night. It will reopen with one lane going in each direction as a major part of construction for the Brightline Railway project. To expedite the work, construction crews have called in a contractor out of Italy to do what’s called box jacking.

Boosting speed limit on State Road 408

Raising the speed limit to make a road safer sounds contradictory but that’s what’s being done as drivers will soon be able to pick up the pace on State Road 408.

State Road 429 widening in Orange County to begin this summer

The Central Florida Expressway Authority will soon begin to widen State Road 429 to six lanes (three lanes in each direction), between Tilden Road near Horizon West and State Road 414 in Apopka to improve traffic flow and relieve congestion.