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Work Continues on US 27 and SR 60 Interchange

Road Work is Expected to be Completed by Early 2025

 

Last updated 3/17/2021 at 10:07am

Polk Transportation Planning Organization

The Florida Department of Transportation is a few months into work on the reconstruction of the interchange of SR 60 and US 27 in Lake Wales.

The current interchange configuration was originally constructed in the mid-1960s, a few years after U..S 27 was built along the ridge in eastern Polk County connecting State Road 60 with Interstate 4.

Both roads are important regional highways in Central Florida and have seen their traffic volumes increase by 3,000 to 5,000 vehicles a day in just the past four years. The reconstructed interchange is intended to improve the highway operations, safety...



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