Drivers on State Road (S.R.) 44/New York Avenue in DeLand can expect detours this weekend at the intersection with Clara Avenue west of Woodland Boulevard. The detour will begin around 9 a.m. Friday, April 20, and last through approximately 6 a.m. Monday, April 23. The closure is needed to accommodate concrete slab replacement within the intersection.
During the detour, the routes will be as follows:
- S.R. 44 traffic heading west will turn right on Florida Avenue, left on Rich Avenue and left on Stone Street.
- S.R. 44 traffic heading east will turn right on Stone Street, left on Howry Avenue and left on Florida Avenue.
- U.S. 17/92 traffic traveling north to westbound S.R. 44 will turn left on Howry Avenue, then right on Stone Street.
- U.S. 17/92 traffic traveling south to westbound S.R. 44 will turn right on Wisconsin Avenue, left on Florida Avenue, right on Rich Avenue and left on Stone Street.
The detours are part of a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project to repair and replace areas of concrete along S.R. 44 between Boundary Avenue and Hill Avenue.
Please note construction schedules may change due to weather or other circumstances. Electronic message boards will be used to alert motorists to lane closures and detours. Updates will be available on the FDOT’s Central Florida website.
Media inquiries should be directed to the FDOT Communications Office at 386-943-5479 or [email protected].
FDOT advises drivers to slow down and use extra caution in construction zones.