U.S. Route 92
U.S. Route 92 or U.S. Highway 92 (US 92) is a 181-mile (291 km.) intrastate U.S. Route in the U.S. state of Florida. The western terminus is at US 19 Alt. and SR 687 in downtown St. Petersburg. The eastern terminus is at SR A1A in Daytona Beach.
Dale Mabry Highway
New Tampa Highway
|Maintained by FDOT|
|Length||181.363 mi (291.875 km)|
US 19 Alt. / SR 687 in St. Petersburg
| I-275 in Tampa|
US 98 in Lakeland
US 27 in Haines City
US 192 in Kissimmee
US 441 / SR 50 in Orlando
I-95 in Daytona Beach
US 1 in Daytona Beach
|East end||SR A1A in Daytona Beach|
|Counties||Pinellas, Hillsborough, Polk, Osceola, Orange, Seminole, Volusia|
Like all AASHTO designated highways in Florida, US 92 always carries a FDOT designated hidden state road number:
- State Road 687 from the US route's western terminus at US 19 Alt/SR 595 to the junction with SR 686/SR 687/SR 694 in St. Petersburg.
- State Road 600 from the junction with SR 686/SR 687/SR 694 in St. Petersburg to George Jenkins Boulevard in Lakeland, and again from East Gary Road in Lakeland to the route's eastern terminus at State Road A1A in Daytona Beach.
- State Road 517 from George Jenkins Boulevard (SR 600 east) to Memorial Boulevard (SR 546 west) in Lakeland.
- State Road 546 from Memorial Boulevard to East Gary Road (SR 600 west) in Lakeland.
US 92 is concurrent with SR 687 from downtown St. Petersburg to SR 600, SR 686 and SR 694 at the west end of the Gandy Causeway; unsigned SR 600 from the west end of the Gandy Causeway to west of downtown Lakeland; unsigned State Road 517 west of downtown Lakeland; SR 546 from west of downtown Lakeland to east of downtown Lakeland; and unsigned State Road 600 from east of downtown Lakeland to Daytona Beach.
Tampa Bay AreaEdit
US 92 begins along State Road 687 at the intersection of SR 595 in St. Petersburg. The road continues north along SR 687 until it reaches the eastern termini of State Road 686 and State Road 694, where it turns right on Gandy Boulevard (State Road 600) before crossing the Gandy Bridge into Tampa.
After crossing the Gandy Bridge, US 92 intersects West Shore Boulevard and runs east along Gandy Boulevard until it reaches Dale Mabry Highway at the first interchange with the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway where it turns north. State Road 685 branches to the northeast at Henderson Boulevard. The next major intersections are Kennedy Boulevard (SR 60), then Interstate 275 (Florida) at Exits 41 A-B. In between SR 616 and SR 574, US 92 passes George M. Steinbrenner Field and Raymond James Stadium. A parclo interchange with Hillsborough Avenue takes US 92 from Dale Mabry to Hillsborough Avenue and State Road 580 from Hillsborough Avenue to Dale Mabry Highway. US 92 crosses two parallel bridges over the Hillsborough River, then intersects with BUS US 41, I-275 again at Exits 47 A-B, then intersects northbound U.S. Route 41 and SR 45, where US 41 and 92 overlap each other. One other major intersection exists with SR 585 before US 41 turns southbound as the concurrency ends. After SR 583, the road becomes part of the collective-distributor roads along Interstate 4 west and east of the parclo interchange with U.S. Route 301. The east end of the interchange contains a stub for a proposed west-to-northbound ramp to 301 at the westbound flyover. Access to Interstate 75 is only available eastbound from I-4. Three other local roads that cross US 92 access I-4 before State Roads 566, 39A (Alexander Road), 39, 574, and 533 in Plant City.
US 92 and U.S. Highway 17 join at the south end of Lake Alfred in Polk County. State Road 600 carries US 92 from Auburndale, while State Road 555 takes US 17 from the south via Winter Haven. County Road 555 soon splits to the north along the old road through Lake Alfred, while US 17/92 runs one block east on Lake Shore Way. County Road 557 begins at Haines Boulevard, where it heads west for a block to CR 555, and then turns north towards Interstate 4; just past CR 557, US 17/92 turns east towards Haines City. It enters downtown Haines City on Hinson Avenue after crossing under U.S. Highway 27 at a cloverleaf, meeting the north end of State Road 17 before turning north on 17th Street. It soon meets County Road 580, which runs east to Poinciana. In Davenport, US 92 meets County Road 547, which heads west to U.S. Highway 27 and north along old US 17/92. US 92 then intersects with Ronald Reagan Parkway (County Road 54) at Loughman.
After crossing into Osceola County, US 92 picks up the Orange Blossom Trail name. Orange Blossom Trail (OBT) takes US 92 east and north through Kissimmee and into Orlando. The OBT name temporarily ends at Pleasant Hill Road (former State Road 531) in southern Kissimmee, where US 92 uses John Young Parkway (formerly Bermuda Avenue) to Vine Street (U.S. Highway 192/SR 530). (US 92 ran through downtown Kissimmee on Emmett Street, Broadway and Main Street until ca. 2000.) It turns east there on US 192, turning north at Main Street, which becomes OBT at the north city limits. U.S. Highway 441 (along with State Road 500) joins US 92 at US 192 - thus OBT carries US 17, US 92 and US 441, as well as unsigned SR 500 and SR 600, from Kissimmee to Orlando. Along this stretch, the road intersects the Osceola Parkway in Kissimmee, SR 417 (Central Florida GreeneWay) at exit 11, and the Central Florida Parkway as it passes east of the resort area of Orlando that includes Walt Disney World and affiliated resorts, Sea World, and Universal Studios. The OBT then comes to a massive combined interchange with Florida's Turnpike and SR 528 (Beachline Expressway) in Sky Lake. North of this interchange, the road passes west of The Florida Mall and intersects SR 482.
The road reaches an interchange with I-4 in Holden Heights. The OBT continues into Orlando and comes to a diamond interchange with SR 408 (East-West Tollway) at exit 9. Orange Blossom Trail bypasses downtown Orlando to the west, meeting State Road 50 (Colonial Drive) northwest of downtown. At SR 50, US 92 turns east, while US 441 continues northwest on OBT towards Apopka. US 92, concurrent with SR 50 (and SR 600), meets the south end of Edgewater Drive and crosses Interstate 4 (SR 400) and State Road 527 (Orange Avenue and Magnolia Avenue) before meeting Mills Avenue (State Road 15), where US 92 turns north.
Mills Avenue carries State Road 15 on both sides of State Road 50, but is only signed as such to the south, as, north of SR 50, it carries US 92 (and unsigned SR 600). It crosses Lake Estelle on the Andrews Causeway before reaching the border between Orlando and Winter Park.
In Winter Park, US 92's name changes to Orlando Avenue. It crosses State Road 527 (Orange Avenue) and State Road 426 (Fairbanks Avenue) and meets the east end of State Road 423 (Lee Road) while bypassing downtown Winter Park to the west. Shortly after crossing into Maitland, it passes under the SunRail tracks (formerly CSX Transportation's "A" Line), and the old road through downtown Winter Park — Park Avenue — merges in from the southeast. US 92 meets the east end of County Road 438A (Lake Avenue), which heads west to Eatonville, and then splits from the old alignment - County Road 427 - near downtown Maitland. It crosses Horatio Avenue (former County Road 436A) and meets the east end of State Road 414 (Maitland Boulevard) before crossing into Seminole County.
In Seminole County, US 92 is a main commercial strip as it heads through Casselberry (where it crosses State Road 436 - Semoran Boulevard at an interchange) and Longwood (where it crosses State Road 434). North of Longwood it meets the north end of State Road 419 and crosses County Road 427 (the old alignment). Lake Mary Boulevard, Airport Boulevard and State Road 417 cross US 92 in southern Sanford, and it meets the west end of County Road 427A. At 25th Street, southwest of downtown Sanford, State Road 46 comes in from the east and turns north for a concurrency near downtown; County Road 46A heads west on 25th Street. 13th Street marks the west end of County Road 415, and at 1st Street SR 46 turns west. Several blocks north of 1st Street, US 17/92 turns west along the south shore of Lake Monroe (part of the St. Johns River). Just before crossing the river into Volusia County at the west end of the lake, US 92 meets the north end of County Road 15 (once a branch of State Road 15, which runs unsigned with US 92 and SR 600 here) and crosses under Interstate 4 (SR 400) at the end of its own bridge across the river (the St. Johns River Veterans Memorial Bridge).
DeBary to Daytona BeachEdit
After crossing the St. Johns River via the Lake Monroe Bridge, US 92 continues north into Volusia County, meeting the west ends of County Road 4162 (in DeBary), County Road 4146, and County Road 4145 (in Orange City). North of Orange City is a trumpet interchange with State Road 472, a four-lane connection to Interstate 4. US 92 then crosses County Road 4116 and meets the south end of State Road 15A, a western bypass of DeLand. US 92 passes through downtown DeLand on Woodland Boulevard, crossing State Road 44 at New York Avenue. The intersection of US 92 and SR 44 does not allow any turns — right or left — and so adjacent city streets are marked for those turns. In northern DeLand, U.S. Highway 92 (SR 600) splits to the east on International Speedway Boulevard, while U.S. Highway 17 (SR 15) continues north. To the west of the split, International Speedway Boulevard is County Road 92, a short connection to State Road 15A that allows traffic on US 92 to bypass downtown DeLand. SR 15A itself rejoins US 17 north of DeLand. From DeLand to its terminus in Daytona Beach, US 92 carries the local name, International Speedway Boulevard, as the highway passes by the Daytona International Speedway. US 92 passes by other landmarks such as Daytona Beach International Airport and Volusia Mall. US 92 spans the Halifax River and Intracoastal Waterway via the Broadway Bridge before reaching its eastern terminus at SR A1A.
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US 92 was in the original 1926 plan, connecting Tampa (concurrent with US 41) to US 1 in Daytona Beach. It had been the Dixie Highway Tampa-St. Petersburg Loop from Plant City to Haines City, the West Mainline from Haines City to Orlando, and the East Florida Connector from Orlando to DeLand.
US 92 was signed along the following roads in 1927:
- SR 17 from Tampa to Haines City
- SR 2 from Haines City to Orlando
- SR 3 from Orlando to DeLand
- SR 21 from DeLand to Daytona Beach
When the bypass of downtown Tampa on SR 17 (Hillsborough Avenue) opened in the early 1930s, US 92 and US 41 were rerouted to use it. US 92 turned south from the new road where US 41 turned north, at Nebraska Avenue (former SR 5, probably then a spur of SR 5), and continued to end in downtown Tampa.
In the 1945 renumbering, the whole route of US 92 was numbered SR 600, except for the section south to downtown Tampa, which was SR 45. It was extended west and south to downtown St. Petersburg along SR 600 and SR 687 in 1953.
Until 1999, 92 ran through downtown Kissimmee on Emmett Street, Broadway and Main Street, along with US 17.
In 2006, US 92 (along with US 17) was re-signed to bypass downtown Kissimmee, moving it to US 192 from John Young Parkway to US 441.
In late 2013, the Florida Department of Transportation began an $80 million project to construct a flyover interchange with US 17-92 traveling over SR 436 in Casselberry. This interchange was built to alleviate congestion at one of the busiest intersections in Florida. The flyover interchange was completed on April 6, 2015, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held.
|Pinellas||St. Petersburg||0.000||0.000|| |
US 19 Alt. north / SR 595 north (5th Avenue North) / SR 687 south (4th Street North)
|west end of SR 687 overlap|
|0.996||1.603||To I-275 / 22nd Avenue North|
|2.008||3.232||To I-275 / 38th Avenue North (CR 184)|
|3.002||4.831||To I-275 / 54th Avenue North (CR 202)|
|3.508||5.646||62nd Avenue North (CR 216)|
|4.821||7.759||83rd Avenue North (CR 823)|
|5.998||9.653||SR 686 west (Roosevelt Boulevard) / SR 687 north (4th Street North) / SR 694 west (Gandy Boulevard) to I-275 – Pinellas Park||east end of SR 687 overlap; west end of SR 600 overlap|
|6.948||11.182||San Martin Boulevard (CR 823 south) - Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center|
|Old Tampa Bay||10.7||17.2||Gandy Bridge|
|Hillsborough||Tampa||13.033||20.975||Westshore Boulevard (CR 587)|
|14.191||22.838||SR 618 east (Selmon Expressway) to I-75 – Brandon, Downtown Tampa||SR 618 exit 1; no access from US 92 west to SR 618 east|
|14.285||22.989||SR 573 south (Dale Mabry Highway) – MacDill AFB|
|17.052||27.443||SR 685 north (Henderson Boulevard)||no left turn westbound|
|17.806||28.656||SR 60 (West Kennedy Boulevard) – Tampa, Clearwater|
|18.50||29.77||I-275 (SR 93) to I-4 – Ocala, Orlando, St. Petersburg||I-275 exit 41|
|19.318||31.089||SR 616 west (West Columbus Drive) – Tampa International Airport, Clearwater|
|20.335||32.726||SR 574 east (West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard)|
|21.31||34.30||SR 580 (Hillsborough Avenue / Dale Mabry Highway) to SR 589 – Land O' Lakes, Oldsmar||interchange|
|23.696||38.135||Hillsborough Avenue Bridge over Hillsborough River|
US 41 Bus. (North Florida Avenue / SR 685)
|24.43||39.32||I-275 (SR 93) to I-4 – St. Petersburg, Ocala||I-275 exit 47|
|24.582||39.561||US 41 north / SR 45 south (Nebraska Avenue) – Lutz||west end of US 41 overlap|
|25.584||41.173||SR 585 south (North 22nd Street) – Ybor City Historic District|
|26.849||43.209||US 41 south (40th Street / SR 599) – Gibsonton||east end of US 41 overlap|
|||28.104||45.229||SR 583 (56th Street) – Temple Terrace, Busch Gardens, Gibsonton|
|||30.32||48.80||I-4 (SR 400) / US 301 (SR 41 north / SR 43 south) to I-75 – Riverview, Zephyrhills, Orlando, Tampa, State Fairgrounds, Tampa Executive Airport||I-4 exit 7|
|Kennedy Hill||33.759||54.330||CR 579 to I-4 – Thonotosassa, Mango|
|||37.438||60.251||To I-4 / McIntosh Road|
|||41.019||66.014||To I-4 / Branch Forbes Road / North Forbes Road|
|||41.746||67.184||Turkey Creek Road (CR 574B south) - Airport|
|Plant City||43.657||70.259||SR 566 north (Thonotosassa Road) to I-4|
|44.071||70.925||SR 39A (Alexander Street) to I-4 / SR 39 south|
|44.242||71.201||Reynolds Street (SR 574 west)||eastbound access only|
SR 39 north / SR 39 Truck south (Wheeler Street) to I-4 – Zephyrhills
|west end of SR 39 overlap|
|44.984||72.395||SR 39 south (Collins Street) – Historic District||east end of SR 39 overlap|
|46.134||74.245||SR 553 north (Park Road / CR 574A south) to I-4 / SR 39|
|Plant City–Lakeland line||49.204||79.186||To I-4 / SR 570 (Polk Parkway) / County Line Road|
|Polk||Lakeland||50.239||80.852||To SR 570 east / Clark Road|
|51.494||82.872||SR 572 east (Airport Road) / CR 542A north (Galloway Road) to SR 570 (Polk Parkway) – Airport|
|53.335||85.834||George Jenkins Boulevard (SR 600 east)||east end of SR 600 overlap; west end of SR 517 overlap|
|||54.247||87.302||SR 546 west (Memorial Boulevard) to I-4||east end of SR 517 overlap; west end of SR 546 overlap|
|Lakeland||55.754||89.727||Lincoln Avenue||to SR 539|
|56.010||90.139||SR 563 south (Martin L. King Jr. Avenue) to SR 570 (Polk Parkway)|
|56.255||90.534||US 98 (Florida Avenue / SR 35 / SR 700 north) to SR 37 / I-4 east||west end of SR 700 overlap|
|56.444||90.838||SR 33 (Massachusetts Avenue / Lakeland Hills Boulevard) – Marchant Stadium, Polk City|
|57.259||92.149||To SR 570 (Polk Parkway) / Lake Parker Avenue (SR 700 south) – Bartow||east end of SR 700 overlap; former US 98 south|
|58.298||93.822||East Gary Road (SR 600 west)||east end of SR 546 overlap; west end of SR 600 overlap|
|||59.344||95.505||SR 659 (Combee Road) to I-4|
|Auburndale||63.893||102.826||SR 570 (Polk Parkway) – Orlando, Tampa||SR 570 exit 17|
|64.953||104.532||CR 655 north (Berkley Road)|
|65.214||104.952||SR 655 south (Recker Highway)|
|66.799||107.503||SR 559 (Main Street) to I-4 – Polk City, Downtown Auburndale|
|67.158||108.080||SR 544 east (Havendale Boulevard) – Winter Haven, Legoland|
|Lake Alfred||70.488||113.439||US 17 south (SR 555) – Winter Haven, Bartow||west end of US 17 overlap|
|see US 17 (mile 88.772-177.533) and US 441 (mile 229.899-247.086)|
|Volusia||DeLand||159.249||256.286||US 17 north (Woodland Boulevard / SR 15) / CR 92 west (International Speedway Boulevard) to SR 11 – DeLeon Springs, truck bypass to US 17 south / US 92 west / SR 44 west / SR 15A||east end of US 17 / SR 15 overlap|
|161.882||260.524||CR 4101 south (Kepler Road)|
|Daytona Beach||172.6||277.8||I-4 west (SR 400) – Orlando||westbound exit and eastbound entrance; I-4 exit 129|
|173.242||278.806||LPGA Boulevard (CR 4019 north) - Holly Hill, Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium|
|174.831||281.363||CR 415 south (Tomoka Farms Road)|
|175.18||281.92||I-95 (SR 9) – Miami, Jacksonville||I-95 exit 261|
|175.962||283.183||CR 4009 (Williamson Boulevard) – Daytona Beach Kennel Club|
|177.337||285.396||Midway Avenue - International Airport|
|177.933||286.355||SR 483 (Clyde Morris Boulevard) – Embry-Riddle University|
|178.864||287.854||SR 5A (Nova Road) – Museum|
|180.015||289.706||US 1 (Ridgewood Avenue / SR 5) – Holly Hill, South Daytona|
|180.56||290.58||Broadway Bridge over Halifax River (Intracoastal Waterway)|
|181.070||291.404||SR 441 south (Peninsula Drive)|
|181.363||291.875||SR A1A (Atlantic Avenue)|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
Lakeland business routeEdit
U.S. Business Route 92 in Lakeland, Florida was a 4.2 miles (6.8 km) business route designed to keep trucks from entering Downtown Lakeland that followed State Road 600 between 1961 and 1998. The route began where US 92 turned north onto SR 517. It runs along George Jenkins Boulevard, then makes a sharp southeast turn along Sloan Avenue, while George Jenkins Boulevard becomes SR 548. Sloan Avenue becomes a divided highway between the 12-foot-6-inch (3.81 m) bridge beneath the CSX line, only to emerge at the intersection of West Main Street where it turns east. The road's major intersections include a partial interchange with SR 563, and then SR 37, where West Main Street becomes East Main Street. The road makes a brief left turn onto Massachusetts Avenue in front of Lake Mirror for one block, then turns right at the end of Cedar Street where it runs along the north shore of Lake Mirror passing by Lakeland Amtrak Station. East Main makes a sharp right turn to the south before the intersection of Rose Street, then turns east again at the intersection of East Lake Street. From there it has an intersection with US 98(SR 548), and after Lake Parker Avenue makes a north turn onto Tyler Road. The road crosses under the CSX line again, this time beneath a 13-foot-6-inch (4.11 m) two-lane undivided bridge, and then curves onto East Gary Road, where it runs east until finally ending at US 92 along the south shore of Lake Parker. FDOT maps still show US Bus 92 as an existing route.
- FDOT straight line diagrams, accessed January 2014
- FDOT GIS data, accessed January 2014
- "Casselberry's State Road 436 and Red Bug Lake Road flyover set to open Saturday". Orlando Sentinel.
- Chavez, Crystal (April 6, 2015). "Ribbon Cutting Monday For New US 17-92 Flyover". WMFE-FM. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
- FDOT Map of Polk County (including US Bus 92 - Lakeland)