SR 17 at SR 544/CR 544 in Haines City: Construction project: Crews working on intersection improvements at SR 17 (South 10th Street) and SR 544/CR 544 will close Verano Drive at CR 544, Thursday, March 16, and Tuesday, March 21 through Thursday, March 23, 2017. The closures will occur during the day from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. while crews build the widening area on CR 544. Workers will reopen the road nightly.
Verano Drive extends between CR 544 and Alta Vista Drive just west of the Haines City post office. Residents and businesses on Verano Drive should travel north to Alta Vista Drive and west to SR 17 (South 10th Street) to access SR 544/CR 544. Motorists leaving the post office must use the main entrance/exit on CR 544.