Bee Line Expressway Engineering Report
Bee Line Engineering Report
An engineering report for the planned construction of Florida State Road 528 (SR 528), also called the Martin Andersen Bee Line Expressway, published in November of 1964. This report include details regarding the original phase of the project, along with a summary of future extensions, site plans, maps, and bridge plans. Now known as the Martin Andersen Beachline Expressway, SR 528 is a Central Florida Toll Road that connects Orlando, Florida, at Interstate 4 (I-4) with Cocoa Beach at Florida State Road A1A (SR A1A). The highway operates under the joint guidance of the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) and the Florida's Turnpike Enterprise (FTE). The first segment of the 41 mile road was opened on July 14, 1968. Martin Anderson, the influential owner of the Orlando Sentinel newspaper, proposed the road to connect Orlando to the Florida State Road 520 (SR 520) exchange that ran to Cocoa Beach.
Original 52-page report: Pine Castle Historical Society, Pine Castle, Florida.
Is Format Of
Digital reproduction of original 52-page report.
Is Part Of
Sky Lake Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
Florida State Road 528, Orlando, Florida
Florida State Road 528, Christmas, Florida
Interstate 4-Florida State Road 528 Crossroad, Orlando, Florida
Sunshine State Parkway-Florida State Road 528 Crossroad, Orlando, Florida
Originally published by the Orange County Expressway Authority.
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"Welcome to State Road 528." Central Florida Expressway Authority. https://www.cfxway.com/TravelersExpressways/Expressways/CurrentExpressways/528BeachLine.aspx.
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