The Florida Department of Transportation is studying the possible creation of 11 new truck parking lots in four counties along some 74 miles of Interstate 4.
FDOT has scheduled public hearings to gather information and answer questions from the public about the project.
It's estimated that there is a need for 481 parking spots along this portion of I-4. FDOT did not say how many parking spaces it expects to create and when.
The locations being considered include:
Osceola County (south of Orlando)
- 35.10 acres south of Osceola Polk Line Road near Orange Blossom Trail (3.87 miles from I-4)
- 24.30 acres north of Osceola Polk Line Road near Orange Blossom Trail (4.06 miles from I-4)
Orange County (greater Orlando)
- 6.70 acres between John Young Parkway, Sand Lake Road and Florida’s Turnpike (2.90 miles from I-4)
- 6.80 acres north of Landstreet Road and west of State Road 528 (4.86 miles from I-4)
- 9.90 acres south of Landstreet Road and east of Parkers Landing (5.95 miles from I-4)
- 4.86 acres north of Landstreet Road and west of Tussway Boulevard (6.03 miles from I-4)
- 16.30 acres south of Tradeport Drive and east of South Orange Avenue (6.81 miles from I-4)
- 25.30 acres south of Tradeport Drive and directly across from Ringhaver Drive (7.74 miles from I-4)
- 12.40 acres north of Tradeport Drive and east of Ringhaver Drive (8.04 miles from I-4)
Seminole County (north of Orlando)
- 26.2 acres along I-4 east, south of Orange Boulevard and west of Monroe Road (0.32 mile from I-4)
Volusia County (which includes Daytona)
- 1,164 acres along I-4 east and west, south of U.S. Highway 92 (0 miles from I-4)
No timeline has been announced for the creation of new truck parking.