Expressway Authority Timeline

1963 Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority created by the Florida Legislature
July 14, 1967 First segment of State Road 528 opens
October 26, 1973 First segment of State Road 408 opens
December 11, 1973 Second segment of State Road 408 opens
July 2, 1983 Interchange between State Road 528 and State Road 436 completed
1987 Tolls increased by 25 cents
December 16, 1988 First segment of State Road 417 opens between State Road 50 and University Boulevard
June 12, 1989 State Road 408 extended east from Goldenrod Road past Alafaya Trail to State Road 50
June 26, 1990 State Road 417 extended south from State Road 50 to State Road 528
October 8, 1990 State Road 408 extended west between Kirkman Road and Florida's Turnpike
1990 Tolls increased by 25 cents
October, 1992 Tolls lowered by 25 cents in selected locations
June 26, 1993 State Road 417 extended south from State Road 528 to International Drive
May, 1994 E-PASS introduced to Central Florida
October, 1995 E-PASS fully deployed
1993 Highway maintenance and toll collection privatized
July 8, 2000 First segment of State Road 429 opens between US 441 and State Road 50
December, 2002 State Road 429 extended between
State Road 50 and County Road 535, including an interchange with Florida's Turnpike
July, 2003 State Road 417 University Main Toll Plaza converted to feature Express Lanes
September, 2003 $675 million SR 408 widening and improvements project begins
July, 2007 State Road 417 Curry Ford Main Toll Plaza converted to feature Express Lanes
December, 2005 State Road 429 extended south from County Road 535 to Seidel Road
Spring, 2006 State Road 408 Hiawassee Toll Plaza converted to feature Express Lanes
August, 2006 Full interchange between State Road 408 and Florida's Turnpike completed
Summer, 2006 New ramps added at Good Homes Road
March, 2007 State Road 417 John Young and Boggy Creek Main Toll Plazas converted to feature Express Lanes
Spring, 2007 State Road 408 Pine Hills Toll Plaza opens featuring Express Lanes
February 14, 2009 First segment of State Road 414 opens to E-PASS customers
April 5, 2009 Tolls increased at some plazas
May 15, 2009 First segment of State Road 414 opens to all drivers
Summer, 2009 All State Road 408 toll plazas open with Express Lanes
December, 2009 New State Road 417 interchanges open at Moss Park Road and Innovation Way
March, 2010 Completion of the new Lake Underhill bridge widening, including a new pedestrian walkway
June, 2010 Construction begins on the second segment of State Road 414
October, 2010 Construction begins on the new SR 408/SR 417 interchange
March, 2012 SR 528 Dallas Mainline Toll Plaza Opens
June, 2012 Design work begins on Wekiva Parkway
September, 2012 SR 429/SR 414 interchange opens
January, 2013 Final segment of the John Land Apopka Expressway is completed
January, 2013 SR 408/Chickasaw Trail interchange opens
March, 2013 New SR 408/SR 417 north interchange opens
Improvements Made By Other Agencies
December, 1973 State Road 528 is extended west from Sand Lake Road to Florida's Turnpike by the Florida Department of Transportation
February 16, 1974 State Road 528 is extended east from State Road 520 to Cocoa Beach by the Florida Department of Transportation
1994 State Road 417 extended north by Florida's Turnpike from Aloma Avenue to US 17-92 in Sanford
June, 1996 State Road 417 extended south by Florida's Turnpike from State Road 535 to I-4 west of Walt Disney World
September, 2002 State Road 417 extended north by Florida's Turnpike from US 17-92 to I-4
December, 2006 State Road 429 extended south by Florida's Turnpike Enterprise from Seidel Road to I-4