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Florida's Turnpike
Sunshine State Parkway
Length: 264.96 mi[1] (426.41 km)
(309 mi (497 km) via the Homestead Ext.)
Formed: 1957
South end: Golden Glades Interchange
I-95 / US 441 / SR 9 in Miami Gardens
Homestead Ext in Miramar
I-595 in Davie
SR 869 near Parkland
US 98 / SR 80 in West Palm Beach
SR 70 in Fort Pierce
SR 60 near Fort Drum
SR 528 in Orlando
I-4 in Orlando
SR 429 in Orlando
US 27 near Leesburg
North end: I-75 near Wildwood
Counties: Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee, Osceola, Orange, Lake, Sumter
Florida State and County Roads
< SR 90 SR 92 >

Florida's Turnpike (TPK), which has carried the Ronald Reagan Turnpike legislative designation since 1998, is a north–south toll road that runs 312 miles (502 km) through 11 counties in the Florida peninsula, from U.S. Route 1 in Florida City, running through Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach where it parallels Interstate 95, and Orlando where it crosses Interstate 4, to its northern terminus at Interstate 75 near Wildwood.

The Turnpike was originally known as the Sunshine State Parkway (SSP) from its opening in January 1957 to July 1969, when the Turnpike Authority was absorbed by the new Florida Department of Transportation and the road was renamed Florida's Turnpike. Many old county plat books and several Turnpike maintenance buildings show the Turnpike with the former name.

The Turnpike itself is in two sections. The first is the Mainline, a 265-mile (426 km) route from the Golden Glades Interchange (north of Miami) to Wildwood that carries the hidden designation of State Road 91 (SR 91). The second is the Homestead Extension of Florida's Turnpike (HEFT) that carries the hidden designation of State Road 821 (SR 821) from Florida City (near Homestead) through the suburbs to the west and north of Miami, connecting to the Mainline four miles (6 km) north of the Golden Glades Interchange. Florida's Turnpike is considered one of the busiest highways in the country (according to the IBBTA, the highway is the nation's 3rd most heavily traveled toll road[2]).


Route description

Currently the mainline of Florida's Turnpike is six lanes wide from Golden Glades to milepost 88 (the Lantana toll plaza), and eight lanes wide between US 441 in Kissimmee and Interstate 4 in Orlando, between 4 and 8 lanes wide in the northern Orlando metro area, and four lanes wide for the remainder of the tollway.


Miami to Ft. Pierce

For route info regarding exits 1-47 of Florida's Turnpike, please see Homestead Extension of Florida's Turnpike.

The Turnpike begins at the Golden Glades Toll Plaza, just north of the Golden Glades Interchange in Miami Gardens. It passes by Sun Life Stadium before intersecting with the northern end of the HEFT at the Dade/Broward County line, continuing the HEFT's mile marker. The highway then quickly goes through the inland suburbs of Miramar, Hollywood, and Davie, passing next to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood near the Griffin Road interchange. In Davie, about eight miles north of the Homestead Extension interchange, it intersects with I-595, providing direct access to Alligator Alley and Ft. Lauderdale International Airport. After two more interchanges, one with Sunrise Boulevard in Lauderhill and Commercial Boulevard in Tamarac, it crosses the Cypress Creek Toll Plaza (in Pompano Beach), the first on the mainline. Just a mile north of the toll plaza, it intersects with the Pompano Beach Service Plaza, the first of seven on the mainline, and where the Turnpike's operations center is located. After three interchanges in Pompano Beach, it has an interchange with the Sawgrass Expressway in Parkland (exit 71), the final interchange in Broward County. The Turnpike then enters Palm Beach County, with an interchange in each Boca West (Glades Road, exit 75), Delray Beach (Atlantic Boulevard, exit 81) and Boynton Beach (Boynton Beach Boulevard, exit 86).

In central Palm Beach County at mile marker 88, the Ticket System of the turnpike begins at the Lantana Toll Plaza. The turnpike narrows to a four lane highway as it goes through a less developed portion of Palm Beach County, crossing with interchanges with Lake Worth Road, followed by the Lake Worth/West Palm Beach Service Plaza at mile marker 94. In West Palm Beach, the highway has interchanges with US 98/SR 80 (Southern Boulevard), a SunPass only interchange at Jog Road, followed by an interchange at Okeechobee Boulevard that heads directly into downtown West Palm Beach. North of the interchange, the highway enters stretch of sparse development between this point and Port St. Lucie, intersecting with the Beeline Highway, another SunPass only interchange before leaving West Palm Beach. Just north of the SR 786 interchange in Palm Beach Gardens (exit 109), I-95 parallels the Turnpike to the east for about 20 miles with I-95 visible from the turnpike as it has an interchange with SR 706 in Jupiter and into Martin County. It breaks off as it crosses the Thomas B. Manuel Bridge and I-95 just south of the SR 714 interchange, the only exit in Martin County. I-95 heads west towards the western fringes of St. Lucie County development, while the turnpike takes a path along the central areas of the county. The Turnpike has two interchanges in Port St. Lucie, one at Becker Road (exit 138), the third SunPass only exit, and SR 716 (exit 142), followed by the Port St. Lucie-Fort Pierce service plaza at mile marker 144. The turnpike intersects I-95 one last time just south of SR 70 (exit 152) in Fort Pierce, as I-95 continues to head up the east coast of Florida and the turnpike curves inland towards Orlando.

Ft. Pierce to Wildwood

North of the SR 70 interchange, the Turnpike enters a rural area, with cattle farms and orange groves lining the road for most of the section between Fort Pierce and Kissimmee, with only one interchange with SR 60 in Yeehaw Junction (exit 193), although there are two service plazas in this area, one at Fort Drum at mile marker 184 and the other, Canoe Creek, at mile marker 229. Between Yeehaw Junction and Kissimmee, the turnpike has a 49 mile (47 miles southbound) stretch without an exit. At mile marker 236, the ticket system ends at the Three Lakes toll plaza, as the turnpike enters the Orlando Area and development starts to reappear on the turnpike. The SunPass only interchange located at Kissimmee Park Road, only accessible southbound is named for Senator N. Ray Carroll, longtime Osceola County banker, citrus grower and cattle rancher. After the interchange with US 192/US 441 (exit 242 northbound, exit 244 southbound), the lanes begin to increase. After an interchange with the Osceola Parkway (exit 249), it enters Orange County, and Orlando. Exit 254 is a massive interchange with both Orange Blossom Trail and the Beachline Expressway, and then it intersects with Consulate Drive (exit 255), a southbound only, SunPass only interchange.

Florida's Turnpike at the interchange with State Road 429 in Ocoee, Exit 267A

After passing the I-4 interchange (exit 259) near many of Orlando's theme parks, the turnpike moves in a northwest direction first passing by the Turkey Lake Service Plaza at mile marker 263, where the FDOT district headquarters of the Turnpike are located. The turnpike has the next two interchanges with Orlando area tollways, the east-west Expressway (exit 265) and the Western Expressway (exit 267A), before having two separate interchanges with SR 50 five miles apart at exit 267B and 272. The Turnpike then enters Lake County, where hilly countryside become a part of the terrain for the remainder of the expressway. Starting at exit 285 southbound, the turnpike has a four mile concurrency with US 27, in which it crosses the Leesburg toll plaza at mile 288, and at exit 289 northbound, the concurrency ends. The last interchange in Lake County is with County Road 470 (exit 296), which does not provide cash.

At mile marker 299, the turnpike, it passes through the final service plaza, the Okahumpka service plaza. Between US 301 (exit 304) and the northern terminus (mile 309) is considered to be a free movement as there is no toll for anyone traveling within this section. The tollway ends with an interchange with I-75 in Wildwood, about 20 miles south of Ocala.


Tolls on the turnpike are an average of 7.5 cents per mile for cars and other two-axle vehicles.[3] A trip on the entire turnpike (not including the Homestead Extension) would cost $18.20 with cash, and $14.40 with SunPass.[4] The ticket system is operated between the Lantana and Three Lakes Barrier tolls and on a coin system south of Lantana and north of Kissimmee. The turnpike was originally entirely on the ticket system, but due to congestion in the Miami and Orlando metro areas, a coin system was implemented in those sections of the turnpike in the 1990s.[5] The SunPass electronic toll collection system, in use since 1999, has become the primary method of paying tolls on the turnpike, with 80% of customers using the electronic tolling as of October of 2009.[6][7][8] SunPass can be used on most Florida toll roads, and with conjunction with other electronic toll collection systems in Florida (E-Pass and LeeWay). SunPass users benefit from an average of a 25% discount on tolls and access to SunPass-only exit ramps.[9] SunPass transponders are available at the gift shop and gas stations at all service plazas, as well as Publix and CVS/pharmacy stores statewide.[10]

In November 2009, it was announced that the HEFT segment of the Turnpike will be converted to a total "toll-by-plate" system,[11] similar to Ontario's 407 ETR toll road. The change in toll system will begin in 2011, with expansion on the main Turnpike between the Golden Glades interchange and I-595 expected in 2012. It is expected that the turnpike will eventually be converted to run toll booth-free.[8]

As the Turnpike and its system of roads are primary routes for emergency evacuations, tolls may be suspended, in cooperation with the state's emergency operations center and county governments, when a state or national emergency, most common being a hurricane watch, warrant rapid movement of the population.[12]

Florida's Turnpike Enterprise

Florida's Turnpike Enterprise logo

Florida's Turnpike is owned and operated by the Florida's Turnpike Enterprise, part of the Florida Department of Transportation. It began as the Florida State Turnpike Authority in 1957, and was absorbed in the newly-created Florida Department of Transportation in 1969 as the "Turnpike District", and received it's current name in 2002.[6]

In addition to the Turnpike mainline, the Turnpike Enterprise owns Polk Parkway (SR 570), Suncoast Parkway (SR 589), Veterans Expressway (SR 568/SR 589), Sawgrass Expressway (SR 869), the northern end of Seminole Expressway (SR 417), the southern six miles (10 km) of Southern Connector Extension (SR 417), the southern 11 miles (18 km) of Daniel Webster Western Beltway (SR 429) and the western eight miles (13 km) of Beachline West Expressway (SR 528).[13]

The Turnpike collects tolls on the portion of I-75 known as Alligator Alley, the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, the Pinellas Bayway System, the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority system, the LeeWay system of toll bridges in Lee County, Osceola Parkway in Kissimmee, and the Beachline East (State Road 528) — all FDOT-owned roads and bridges. It also provides toll collection services for the Garcon Point and Mid-Bay Bridges in Florida's Panhandle as well as the Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway in Tampa.[6]



In the years following World War II, Florida was experiencing unprecedented growth in population and tourism, along with a revitalized citrus industry recovering from a harsh freeze early in the decade; the increased traffic load quickly burdened the state's highway system. South Florida businessman and accountant firm owner Charles B. Costar was concerned that a trip down the east coast of Florida would take days on the available road network, passing through every small beachside town, siphoning off the traffic before visitors reached South Florida. After driving on the Pennsylvania Turnpike during a vacation there, he envisioned a similar high-speed turnpike in Florida. In 1953, Costar led a lobby group that resulted in state legislature creating the “Florida Turnpike Act," which Governor Dan McCarty signed into law on July 11, 1953, as well as the Florida State Turnpike Authority, which had the ability to plan, design, and construct bond-financed toll roads, in which Costar was instrumental to create, to be repaid through the collection of tolls from Turnpike customers.[6]

Thomas B. Manuel, known as the “Father of the Turnpike,” served as chairman of the Florida State Turnpike Authority from January 1955 to January 1961. Manuel debated with state legislature members opposed to tollways, emphasizing the need for a good highway system in a tourism-driven state. During the 1955 legislative session, many small-county legislators and others opposed to the Parkway, formed a “kill the ‘Pike’” coalition; Manuel won over the legislators at his headquarters in the Floridan Hotel near the capitol. Only four votes against the turnpike were entered at the end of the session's roll call, and the Legislature granted permission to build with a $70 million bond issue in June 1955. A Turnpike bridge in Stuart bears his name to honor his contributions.[6]


Construction on the Parkway began on July 4, 1955, starting at what is now the Golden Glades Interchange. In October 1956, all work on the Sunshine State Parkway north of Ft. Pierce was abandoned and plans for a state-long turnpike were shelved due to passage of the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act, which provided for construction of limited-access highways in the corridors that had been under study for the Parkway Extension. One was Interstate 95, which was slated to connect Jacksonville with the rest of the state in a similar alignment to the planned Sunshine State Parkway Coastal Route. This resulted in completion of a truncated 110 miles (180 km) highway that ran from Miami to Fort Pierce, opening on January 25, 1957.[6]

In January 1959, Governor LeRoy Collins, favoring a Parkway extension from Fort Pierce to Orlando, stated that building the Parkway north of Orlando would be unnecessary due to the interstate highway system. In late May 1959, the Board authorized a study for the Parkway Extension to Orlando, and connecting the Interstate routes in Florida. In the early 1960s, Governor Collins approved the sale of $80 million in bonds to finance the parkway extension from Fort Pierce to Wildwood, adding another 156 miles (251 km) of roadway and shifting Interstate 75's route six miles (10 km) eastward from its original alignment. The extension was open to traffic in 1964.[6]

I-95 realignment

The Bureau of Public Roads approved an Interstate 95 alignment that used 41 miles (66 km) of the Turnpike from Ft. Pierce south to PGA Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens. In January 1966, the State Road Department authorized traffic counts be conducted to determine if the separation of Interstate 95 from the Turnpike was feasible, with arguments that using a concurrent alignment was costing Florida money for Federal Highway funding.[14] Over time, the interstate adopted a route closer to U.S. Route 1, including parallel between Stuart and Palm Beach Gardens, with the road completed in 1987.[15]

System expansion

With Florida still growing in population in the 1960s, preliminary studies began for expanding portions of the Turnpike to six lanes in South Florida and additional north–south highways in that area. Dade County and the State Road Department developed a plan for the West Dade Expressway (now known as the Homestead Extension of Florida’s Turnpike), beginning at the Turnpike near the Dade County/Broward County line, turning westward and southward, terminating at Florida City in southern Dade County. In 1967, the Florida State Turnpike Authority was authorized to perform engineering and feasibility studies on the West Dade Expressway, and the Bee Line Connector extension, now known as the Martin Andersen Beachline Expressway. The results of the studies came in December 1968, but due to an uncertain bond market and an unknown future for the toll authority, decisions on the roads were delayed.[6]

The Florida Department of Transportation was created in July 1969, with the Florida State Turnpike Authority becoming a part of the new FDOT. Soon after, FDOT and Orange and Dade County officials agreed the Bee Line Connector and Homestead Extension of Florida's Turnpike would be financed by revenue bond issues as extensions of Florida’s Turnpike. The Beeline Expressway opened in 1973 and the Homestead Extension opened in 1974 as a part of the Turnpike mainline.[6]


Service plazas

Eight service plazas are located along the Turnpike, spaced about 45 miles (72 km) apart. All eight plazas are open 24 hours a day and located on the center median of the turnpike for access from both directions and offer gas, internet access, travel and tourism info and tickets, picnic areas, TV news, gift shops offering Florida Lottery, family-friendly restrooms, and public phones. A convenience store/gas station is located at the Snapper Creek plaza on the Homestead Extension of the Turnpike, while the remaining seven are full-service plazas. The seven full-service plazas feature Dunkin' Donuts, as well as a selection of other fast food restaurants, including KFC, Nature's Table Cafe, Nathan's Famous, Earl of Sandwich, Edy's Ice Cream, Cheeburger Cheeburger and Checkers. Three of the service plazas (Pompano, Port St. Lucie/Fort Pierce, Turkey Lakes) now provide E85 ethanol. Prior to Areas U.S.A., restaurants included Starbucks, Burger King, Popeye's and Miami Subs Grill.[16]

The operation of Sunshine State Parkway gas stations and service centers were originally bid out under separate contracts, and as a result, such brands as Standard Oil and Atlantic Richfield operated concurrently along the Parkway, with varying levels of service and pricing. This practice was discontinued in 1995 when all service center operations were combined to improve supply and continuity of service; with Martin Petroleum, a Florida Corporation, operating the stations with Citgo brand fuel at its stations. Since then, the Venezuelan government, under President Hugo Chavez, nationalized Citgo, and in 2006, political controversy resulted in a movement to remove the brand from the turnpike.[17] The Citgo brand was replaced by Shell when Areas U.S.A. took over service center operation in 2009, under a 30-year contract. It will begin renovating all eight service plazas in 2010, to be completed in 2013, costing $160 million.[18]

Intelligent transportation systems

Florida's Turnpike Enterprise is operating with an intelligent transportation systems (ITS), used to detect and manage incidents on the Enterprise's roadways. The ITS are managed by two traffic management centers (TMC), one located in Pompano Beach, and the other located in Ocoee, operated by Florida's Turnpike Enterprise 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The system, consisting of closed-circuit television (CCTV) traffic cameras, dynamic message signs (DMS), highway advisory radio (HAR), and radar vehicle detection system (RVDS), allow the TMC to see anything from congestion to crashes, to disabled vehicles that may pose a threat to the Turnpike's motorists. When necessary, the TMC will activate the dynamic message signs (DMS) and highway advisory radio stations (HAR) to alert motorists of the potential situation, as well as AMBER Alerts.[19][20]

Road Rangers

The Safety Patrol, also known as Road Rangers, offers free roadside assistance on Florida's Turnpike mainline and Homestead Extension. Utility trucks and light wreckers patrol one of 14 designated zones looking for stranded motorists to provide services such as fuel, tire changes, use of a cellular phone; and also watching out for crashes and road debris. The Traffic Management Center dispatches them to accidents, debris removal, disabled vehicles, or anything that may potentially affect the traveling public; they also assist the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) with traffic maintenance with incidents involving blockage of lanes.[21]

Call boxes

Motorist-aid call boxes are located on both outside shoulders of the road every mile (1.6 km), and send a signal indicating the need for gasoline, repair (tire or engine), or emergency services (police, ambulance, or firefighters).[22]

Current construction

Work began in 2006, and is ongoing as of July 2009, along the Turnpike in Broward County to widen the section from Griffin Road (exit 53) to Atlantic Boulevard (exit 66) from six to eight lanes.[23] Plans are in the works to widen the road from the Lake Worth Road interchange (exit 93) to the Martin County line from four to eight lanes.[24]

In June 2007, a $197.4 million project to add two lanes in each direction between Interstate 4 and Beulah Road began, which include improvements being made at the Interstate 4, State Road 408 and State Road 429 interchanges, with auxiliary lanes being added between State Road 408 and State Road 429. The project is scheduled to be completed in August of 2010.[25] Further widening, from Beulah Road to SR 50 west of Winter Garden, began in January 2009 and will be complete in 2012.[25]

A study is currently under way to eventually reconstruct the northern end of the Turnpike at its junction with Interstate 75 to improve the traffic merge pattern between I-75 and State Road 44, with congestion and weaving on I-75 between the Turnpike and SR 44 a major issue in the area.[26][27] The project is not scheduled for construction funding until 2015.[26]

The Turnpike Enterprise is also studying possible developer-funded future interchanges near mile marker 279 (servicing Minneola and Clermont) and at Sumter County Road 468 (mile marker 300, servicing The Villages and Lady Lake). Neither project is funded or scheduled for construction at this time.[28]

Exit list

Exits on Florida's Turnpike are on the mile-log system, starting from the south end of the Homestead Extension, and have been since 1989, 13 years before Florida's interstates integrated it into their system.[29][30][31] The Turnpike originally used a sequential system, and then a hybrid where adjacent exit numbers differed by 4 south of SR 60 (exit 60 at the time) and 5 north of SR 60.[29]

North of the HEFT/mainline intersection, the mainline continues the numbering from mile 47. The spur of the mainline south of the HEFT to the Golden Glades Interchange assumes an alternate numbering system that suffixes an X to each exit number.[30]

Any exit or location in parentheses that does not have an exit number—the number indicates the approximate mile of the location. All tolls described assume the toll is paid in cash.[32]

County Location Mile[33] # Destinations[30] Notes[32]
Old New[30]
Miami-Dade Miami Gardens I-95 / US 441 / SR 7 / SR 826 – Beaches
Golden Glades Interchange; Southern terminus
0.000 1 (0X) Golden Glades barrier toll ($1.00, $.75 with SunPass)
2.458 2 2X SR 854 (Northwest 199th Street) – Stadium
Broward Miramar 3.334 4 4X Homestead Ext south / SR 821Homestead Southbound SR 91 takes exit 47A from the Turnpike mainline
3.695 SR 852 (County Line Road) Entrance only
Hollywood 50.339 8 49 SR 820 (Hollywood Boulevard, Pines Boulevard) Toll $.50
Davie 54.189 53 SR 818 (Griffin Road) Toll $.25 (No SunPass discount)
55.914 12 54 I-595 / US 441 / SR 7 / SR 84Fort Lauderdale
Lauderhill 59.302 16 58 SR 838 (Sunrise Boulevard) Toll $.50
Tamarac 63.024 20 62 SR 870 (Commercial Boulevard) Toll $.75
Pompano Beach (63) Cypress Creek barrier toll ($1.00, $.75 with SunPass)
(64) Pompano Beach service plaza
66.478 66 SR 814 (Atlantic Boulevard) Northbound exit and southbound entrance; drivers who wish to enter northbound are directed to nearby NW 31st Ave (SR 849).
67.612 24 67 SR 849 (NW 31st Avenue) / CR 912 (Coconut Creek Parkway, Martin Luther King Boulevard) Toll $.50
69.626 26 69 SR 834 (Sample Road) Toll $.25 (No SunPass discount)
Parkland 71.780 27 71 SR 869 south (Sawgrass Expressway) – Coral Springs, Key West
Palm Beach Boca West 76.086 28 75 SR 808 (Glades Road) Toll $.25 (No SunPass discount)
Delray Beach 82.000 32 81 SR 806 (Atlantic Avenue) Toll $.50 (No SunPass discount)
Boynton Beach 87.136 34 86 SR 804 (Boynton Beach Boulevard) – Boynton Beach Toll $.75
(88) Lantana barrier toll (Southern end of ticket system)
Greenacres 93.563 36 93 SR 802 (Lake Worth Road) – Lake Worth
(94) Lake Worth-West Palm Beach service plaza
West Palm Beach 97.664 97 US 98 / SR 80 (Southern Boulevard) – West Palm Beach
99.576 98 Jog Road – West Palm Beach SunPass-only interchange, northbound exit and southbound entrance, opened to traffic on Friday, September 14, 2007
100.446 40 99 SR 704 (Okeechobee Boulevard) – West Palm Beach
106.842 107 SR 710 (Bee Line Highway) SunPass-only interchange opened August 2006
Palm Beach Gardens 109.634 44 109 SR 786 (PGA Boulevard) – Palm Beach Gardens
Jupiter 116.507 48 116 SR 706Jupiter, Okeechobee
Martin Palm City 134.662 52 133 SR 714Stuart
St. Lucie Port St. Lucie 138.408 138 Becker Road SunPass-only interchange, opened on May 11, 2007
143.073 54 142 SR 716 (Port Saint Lucie Boulevard) – Port Saint Lucie
(144) Port St. Lucie-Fort Pierce service plaza
Fort Pierce 152.903 56 152 SR 70Fort Pierce, Vero Beach, Okeechobee
Indian River No Interchanges in Indian River County
Okeechobee (184) Fort Drum service plaza
Indian River No Interchanges in Indian River County
Osceola Yeehaw Junction 193.183 60 193 SR 60 / US 441Yeehaw Junction, Lake Wales, Vero Beach
(229) Canoe Creek service plaza
(236) Three Lakes barrier toll (Northern end of ticket system)
Kissimmee 239.454 240 Kissimmee Park Road Southbound exit and northbound entrance; SunPass-only; Toll $1.00.
Opened December 2006; Designated Senator N. Ray Carroll interchange by Florida Legislature in 2005.
242.694 242 US 192 / US 441Kissimmee, St. Cloud Northbound exit only
245.304 65 244 US 192 / US 441Kissimmee, St. Cloud No exit northbound, toll $1.25 southbound exit
248.801 249 Osceola Parkway, Dart Boulevard
Orange Orlando 255.367 70 254 US 17 / US 92 / US 441 (Orange Blossom Trail) / SR 528 (Beachline Expressway)
255 Consulate Drive Southbound exit; SunPass-only
259.705 75 259 I-4 / SR 400Orlando, Tampa
(263) Turkey Lake service plaza
Gotha 265.967 265 SR 408 east (east–west Expressway) – Orlando, Titusville
Ocoee 268.075 267A SR 429 (Western Expressway) – Apopka, Tampa
267.881 80 267B SR 50Ocoee
Oakland 273.016 272 SR 50Winter Garden, Clermont Designated the Senator Richard Langley Interchange by the 2007 Florida Legislature.
Lake 285.867 85 285 US 27 / SR 19Leesburg, Clermont Northbound exit and southbound entrance
(288) Leesburg barrier toll ($2.50, $2.00 with SunPass)
289.125 289 US 27 / SR 19Tavares, Clermont Southbound exit and northbound entrance
296.689 296 CR 470Leesburg Exact change or SunPass only
Sumter (299) Okahumpka service plaza
Wildwood 305.401 90 304 US 301Wildwood, Bushnell Southern end of free movement section
308.760 (309) I-75 north / SR 93Ocala Southbound exit and northbound entrance, northern end of free movement section
Northern terminus; Turnpike intersects with I-75


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  9. ^ SunPass Roads and Bridges
  10. ^ Turnpike Sales Locations
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  13. ^ System Description
  14. ^ "Toll-Free I-95 In State Still A Long Way Off". St. Petersburg Times 11 Nov 1967: 3B
  15. ^ "Gap In I-95 To Close Saturday". Miami Herald 13 Dec 1987: 1A
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  17. ^ "Citgo bedeviled by fiery speech". St. Petersburg Times. 2006-09-26. Retrieved 2009-07-31. 
  18. ^ "New look for turnpike plazas: A $160 million facelift". Palm Beach Post. 2009-06-04. Retrieved 2009-07-31. 
  19. ^ Traffic Management Center
  20. ^ Dynamic Message Signs
  21. ^ State Farm Safety Patrol
  22. ^ Motorist Call Boxes
  23. ^ Current Construction Projects-Broward
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  25. ^ a b Current Construction Projects
  26. ^ a b "I-75/Turnpike Interchange Modification Sumter County" (PDF). Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
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  28. ^ Florida's Turnpike - The Less Stressway | Construction | Future Projects
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  30. ^ a b c d Interchanges and Mileage
  31. ^ Florida's Interstate Exit Numbers
  32. ^ a b Toll Calculator
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