Burnt Store Road Widening Project


The speed limit is reduced to 45 miles per hour.

Project Update as of January 2018


The North Segment of Burnt Store Road from Diplomat Parkway to Van Buren Parkway is complete and the permanent traffic configuration is in effect. Construction for the Middle Segment (Diplomat Parkway to Tropicana Parkway) will begin in summer of 2018.


Project Overview


The Lee County Department of Transportation (LC DOT) and their contractor, Wright Construction Group, begins construction to widen Burnt Store Road from Diplomat Parkway to Tropicana Parkway to four lanes. The expected completion date is Spring 2020.


The project consists of three segments: North, Middle, and South. The North Segment was completed in January 2018, and Burnt Store Road from Van Buren Parkway to Diplomat Parkway was widened to a four-lane highway. The Middle Segment will cover Diplomat Parkway to Tropicana Parkway and the South Segment will be from Tropicana Parkway to Pine Island Road. Click here for more project details.