Midway Road (County Road 712) Widening Projects
What is the purpose of these projects?
The purpose of the projects is to add capacity and improve safety on Midway Road (CR 712) to accommodate project traffic demands through 2045.
What are the limits for these projects?
The limits for these projects are Midway Road (CR 712) from Glades Cut Off Road to Jenkins Road and Jenkins Road to Selvitz Road, a combined distance of approximately 1.6 miles, in St. Lucie County.
What are the planned improvements?
These design projects include widening the existing two-lane road to a four-lane divided road, including 7-foot buffered bike lanes. A 6-foot sidewalk will be constructed on the north, and a 12-foot bicycle/pedestrian path is included on the south. The design project improves safety and allows opportunities for pedestrian, bicycle and transit facilities along the segment. Additionally, the project includes replacing the existing bridge over the Florida Turnpike. Working with the key stakeholders: St. Lucie County, St. Lucie Transportation Planning Organization (TPO), Florida's Turnpike Enterprise (FTE), the scope of the project has expanded to include a new partial interchange with Florida's Turnpike. The design of the new partial interchange (FPID: 451858-1) will be led by Florida's Turnpike Enterprise and includes a northbound off-ramp, and southbound on-ramp. The partial interchange will be constructed in conjunction with the Midway Road segment from Glades Cut-Off Road to Jenkins Road (231440-4). For more information please visit www.midwayramps.com (coming soon).
Why are design plans being completed if the project is not funded for construction?
This is a priority project for St. Lucie County. With complete design plans, this will help the two projects be considered for and receive additional funding as funding becomes available. Please note, the segment from Jenkins Road to Selvitz Road (231440-5) is funded for construction. Construction will begin winter of 2023.
How can I get involved?
Continue to check the project website. Sign up to received emails and information. Ask questions and provide comments. Attend the public workshop. You are encouraged to register to get more information on the Email Updates page of this website.
You can also review information about the project and the FDOT’s Efficient Transportation Decision Making (ETDM) screening process on the ETDM website. In the Project Search window, click on Project Number, enter the number 14177 (Midway Road Widening) and click go. Click on the Project Information tab and select what you would like to review from the drop-down menu.
How can I obtain the latest project materials?
The latest materials for the Midway Road (CR 712) Widening Projects will be available on the Documents and Publications page of this website. Please check back regularly for updates.
When will the projects be built?
Funding for construction for the Jenkins Road to Selvitz Project (231440-5) is now anticipated for December 2023. The construction start date for the segment from Glades Cut-Off Road to Jenkins Road (231440-4), including the partial interchange is anticipated to begin construction in the summer of 2027
What is the projected cost for these projects?
The estimated cost for both projects is $46 million.
When is the next public meeting?
Notice of public meetings will be posted on the Public Notices page of this website. Please check back often for details on upcoming meeting locations and times.