Current conditions: SR 544 NW at the US 17 interchange and (447877-1) between 5th Street Northwest to 1st Street N in Winter Haven is a four-lane highway. Within the study area, SR 544 NW at US 17 is a four-lane intersection with additional turn lanes in each direction. From 5th Street Northwest to 1st Street North, the four-lane roadway has center left and right turn lanes. The posted speed is 35 miles per hour. There are sidewalks on both sides of the roadway. There are no bike lanes.
Design conditions: The design for the SR 544 NW and US 17 intersection proposes median access changes.
- The closing of the existing median openings at SR 544 and 10th and 9th Street NW.