Welcome to the Florida Department of Transportation’s US 17 roadway improvement projects website. This heavily traveled highway serves as a designated evacuation route for Florida's west coast. Roadway improvement projects along US 17 will improve traffic flow and increase safety for motorists. Improving one's community is best accomplished through a strong partnership with open communication between government and the people it serves.
This website is designed to provide information and updates about current roadway design and construction projects along US 17 in Hardee, DeSoto, and Charlotte Counties. Visit regularly for up-to-date information about lane closures, construction progress, safety tips and other project related information.