The intent of this project is to widen SR 77 from 2 to 4 lanes from south of Ben Road to south of Cane Mill Road. The widening through the Town of Wausau is proposed to take place along the existing alignment. This alignment was selected as a result of a Value Engineering team assessment and public input received at the public hearing held October 22, 2015. Improvements also include bike lanes, sidewalk construction, a midblock crosswalk at Pioneer Road with lighting, drainage upgrades, and stormwater retention facilities.
Right-of-way and construction are funded in the FDOT Five Year Work Program. Bids are scheduled to be received in the fall of 2023 with construction anticipated to begin in early 2024.
FDOT held a public information meeting concerning this project on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Central Time at the Wausau Possum Palace, located at 3121 Possum Palace Drive in Wausau, Florida.
Note: All information is preliminary and subject to change without notice.
Data current as of 05/03/2021