Florida State Road A1A

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State Road A1A marker

State Road A1A
Route information
Maintained by FDOT
Length: 338.752 mi[1] (545.168 km)
Existed: 1945 renumbering (definition) – present
Tourist
routes:
A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway
Major junctions
South end: Bertha Street in Key West
  I‑395 / US 1 in Miami
SR 84 in Fort Lauderdale
US 1 in West Palm Beach
US 1 in Fort Pierce
SR 60 in Vero Beach
US 192 near Melbourne
US 92 in Daytona Beach

US 1 Bus. in St. Augustine
US 90 in Jacksonville Beach
SR 200 in Fernandina Beach
North end: US 1 / US 23 / US 301 in Callahan
Location
Counties: Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Brevard, Volusia, Flagler, St. Johns, Duval, Nassau
Highway system
US 1 SR 2

State Road A1A (SR A1A) is a north-south Florida State Road that runs mostly along the Atlantic Ocean, with sections from Key West at the southern tip of Florida, to Fernandina Beach, just south of Georgia on Amelia Island. It is the main road through most oceanfront towns. Part of SR A1A is designated the A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway, a National Scenic Byway. A portion of A1A that passes through Volusia County is designated the Ormond Scenic Loop and Trail, a Florida Scenic Highway. It is also called the Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway from State Road 510 at Wabasso Beach to U.S. Route 1 in Cocoa.

The designation is unique: other than SR A1A Alternate (now SR 811, CR 707, SR 732, and an extension of SR 842), only two other Florida state roads have begun with a letter: SR A19A (now a loop of SR 693-SR 699-SR 682 near St. Petersburg), and SR G1A (now SR 300).

The road was assigned the number 1 in the 1945 renumbering, mostly replacing the former State Road 140 designation. The number reflected its location in the new grid as the easternmost major north–south road. About a year and a half later, in November 1946, the State Road Board resolved to renumber the route due to confusion with the parallel U.S. Highway 1. The new designation, A1A, was chosen to keep the number 1 in its place in the grid.[2][3][4][5]

Route description[edit]

The beginning of A1A (mile marker 0) at Bertha Street in Key West
State Road A1A crossing the Hillsboro Inlet between Pompano Beach and Hillsboro Beach
Scenic stretch of A1A in Flagler Beach

SR A1A is heavily associated with Florida beach culture and is known for its lush tropical and subtropical scenery and ocean vistas. In many places, the highway runs directly along the waterfront of the Atlantic Ocean, but in other places, it runs one to five blocks inland from the beachfront. For most of its length, A1A runs along Florida's East Coast Barrier Islands, separated from the mainland of the state by the Intracoastal Waterway. Because of the proximity of the highway to the ocean and its susceptibility to storm surges, sections of A1A are often closed or damaged by hurricanes and tropical storms.

A1A also has been a backbone of Florida's Spring Break serving as "the strip" in both Fort Lauderdale – a popular spring break destination during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s – and Daytona Beach, which became a popular destination for college spring breaks during the 1970s.

The southern terminus of SR A1A is at the southern end of Bertha Street, where SR A1A begins as a two-lane, then a four-lane highway along the Straits of Florida in Key West, known locally as South Roosevelt Boulevard. The road heads east past East Martello Tower and Key West International Airport, before curving north with an intersection with CR 5A (Flagler Avenue), followed by the northern terminus of the Key West section of SR A1A, U.S. Route 1 and State Road 5 (the Overseas Highway). Running along the south shore of Key West, SR A1A is the southmost numbered highway in the lower 48 states.

SR A1A reappears at Interstate 395 and US 1 in Miami, beginning at MacArthur Causeway before becoming Collins Avenue at Fifth Street in Miami Beach (or, in small segments, Harding Avenue, Abbott Avenue, or Indian Creek Drive), serving as one of Miami Beach's main north — south thoroughfares. Just north in the town of Surfside, the northbound is Collins Avenue, and the southbound is Harding Avenue. In Bal Harbour it is called Bal Harbour Boulevard. In Golden Beach it is called Ocean Boulevard.

It serves as the main road throughout much of the exclusive Palm Beach, further to the north.

In the area of Vero Beach, A1A is called the Robert C. Spillman Memorial Highway, and it spans Sebastian Inlet at the Sebastian Inlet Bridge.

A1A next passes just to the west of Cape Canaveral and the John F. Kennedy Space Center.

Two miles of A1A were used as part of the well-known Daytona Beach Road Course.

A1A also passes through St. Augustine, the oldest continuously-inhabited city on the mainland of the United States.

A1A is called 3rd Street in Jacksonville Beach and Neptune Beach.

Just south of Atlantic Beach, A1A turns inland for several blocks, following Atlantic blvd, before resuming a northward course along Mayport Road that ends at the St. Johns River. A ferry takes traffic to the northern section of A1A that continues along the coast to just south of Fort Clinch State Park on the estuary of the Saint Mary's River. At that point A1A hooks back south to Fernandina Beach and then turns west, going inland 20 miles through Yulee and crossing I-95 and U.S. Highway 17. It ends at U.S. Highway 1, U.S. Highway 23, and U.S. Highway 301 in Callahan, Florida. This section west of Fernandina Beach, is also marked as SR 200, but SR A1A signs are displayed at every cluster of signs, though a designated direction is only above the SR 200 signs.

History[edit]

Pre-1945 alignment[edit]

State Road A1A as it runs over the 17th Street Causeway in Ft. Lauderdale.
State Road A1A as it runs over the South Causeway in New Smyrna Beach.
State Road A1A as it runs over the Halifax River in Port Orange.
A1A in Daytona Beach

Prior to the 1945 renumbering, the route that became SR 1 had the following numbers:

Initial alignment[edit]

A1A in Boca Raton

SR 1 was defined in the 1945 renumbering as:

Alignment modifications[edit]

Since then, the following changes have been made:

Jungle Trail[edit]

Jungle Trail
Orchid FL Jungle Trail02.jpg
Florida State Road A1A is located in Florida
Florida State Road A1A
Location Indian River County, Florida
Nearest city Orchid
Coordinates 27°51′30″N 80°27′00″W / 27.85833°N 80.45000°W / 27.85833; -80.45000
Governing body Local government
NRHP Reference # 03000700[6]
Added to NRHP August 1, 2003

The Jungle Trail (pre-1945 State Road 252) was part of A1A in northeastern Indian River County, Florida. The narrow, seven-and-a-half mile long road is located between Old Winter Beach Road and the current A1A, along the western side of Orchid Island, and is unpaved. It is part of the Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway system, and the southernmost road in the highway system.

The road started as a means to quickly transport citrus to packinghouses on the mainland, then in the 1930s and 1940s became more used by tourists.[7] On August 1, 2003, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Monroe Key West 0.000 0.000 Bertha Street
2.625 4.225 CR 5A south (Flagler Avenue)
2.895 4.659 US 1 (Overseas Highway / SR 5)
Gap in route
Miami-Dade Miami 0.000 0.000 I‑395 west (SR 836) / US 1 (Biscayne Boulevard / SR 5) to I‑95 – Airport Highway continues west as I-395
US 1 exit is signed as exit 2
0.2 0.3 MacArthur Causeway over Intracoastal Waterway
0.5 0.8 SR 887 – Port of Miami northbound exit and southbound entrance
0.9 1.4 Watson Island, Jungle Island, Miami Children's Museum interchange
Miami Beach 1.634 2.630 Fountain Street - Palm Island, Hibiscus Island
2.454 3.949 Bridge Road - Star Island
2.596 4.178 Terminal Island, Fisher Island
3.192 5.137 SR 907 north (Alton Road) Northbound flyover
4.913 7.907 17th Street To Venetian Causeway
6.411 10.318 SR 112 west (41st Street / Arthur Godfrey Road) to I‑95 – Airport Eastern terminus of SR 112
8.658 13.934 SR 907 south (63rd Street) Northern terminus of SR 907
9.452 15.212 SR 934 west (71st Street) – Airport Eastern terminus of SR 934
Surfside
Bal Harbour
11.592 18.656 SR 922 west (96th Street) to I‑95 Eastern terminus of SR 922
Sunny Isles Beach 14.590 23.480 SR 826 west (Sunny Isles Boulevard) to US 1 northbound flyover
16.244 26.142 SR 856 west (W. Lehman Causeway) to US 1 northbound flyover
Broward Hallandale Beach
Hollywood
18.488 29.754 SR 858 west (Hallandale Beach Boulevard) to I‑95 Northbound flyover
Hollywood 20.3 32.7 SR 820 west (Hollywood Boulevard) to Turnpike / I‑95 Interchange; Eastern terminus of SR 820
21.806 35.093 SR 822 west (Sheridan Street) to I‑95
23.4 37.7 Dania Beach Boulevard Bridge over Intracoastal Waterway
Dania Beach 25.166 40.501 US 1 south (Federal Highway / SR 5) to I‑95 Southern terminus of concurrency with US 1
  25.978 41.808 SR 818 west (Griffin Road) to I‑95 / Turnpike / Taylor Road Eastern terminus of SR 818
  26.5 42.6 Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
Dania Beach 27.4 44.1 I‑595 west (SR 862) to I‑95 / Turnpike – Port Everglades No southbound access to Port Everglades
Fort Lauderdale 28.240 45.448 SR 84 west (Southeast 24th Street) to Turnpike / I‑95
28.757 46.280 US 1 north (Federal Highway / SR 5) Northern terminus of concurrency with US 1
29.9 48.1 17th Street Causeway over Intracoastal Waterway
31.721 51.050 SR 842 west (Las Olas Boulevard) – Downtown Fort Lauderdale Eastern terminus of SR 842
33.031 53.158 SR 838 west (Sunrise Boulevard) to I‑95 / Turnpike Eastern terminus of SR 838
35.514 57.154 SR 816 west (Oakland Park Boulevard) to I‑95 Eastern terminus of SR 816
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea 36.619 58.933 SR 870 west (Commercial Boulevard)
Pompano Beach 39.541 63.635 SR 814 west (Atlantic Boulevard) to US 1 Eastern terminus of SR 814
40.868 65.771 SR 844 (Northeast 14th Street) to US 1 Eastern terminus of SR 844; to Northeast 14th Street Causeway
Pompano Beach
Hillsboro Beach
41.76 67.21 Hillsboro Inlet Bridge over Hillsboro Inlet
Deerfield Beach 45.477 73.188 SR 810 west (Hillsboro Boulevard) to I‑95 Eastern terminus of SR 810
Palm Beach Boca Raton 47.136 75.858 Camino Real To Boca Raton Resort
47.28 76.09 Boca Raton Inlet Bridge over Boca Raton Inlet
48.094 77.400 To I‑95 / Palmetto Park Road (CR 798 west) Eastern terminus of unsigned CR 798 (former SR 798)
50.568 81.381 SR 800 west (Spanish River Boulevard / Northeast 40th Street) Eastern terminus of SR 800
Delray Beach 54.246 87.300 To I‑95 / Linton Boulevard (CR 782 west) Eastern terminus of unsigned CR 782
55.793 89.790 SR 806 west (East Atlantic Avenue) to I‑95 Eastern terminus of SR 806
56.701 91.251 George Bush Boulevard (CR 806A west) Eastern terminus of unsigned CR 806A (former SR 806A)
Ocean Ridge 59.470 95.708 To I‑95 / Woolbright Road (CR 792 west) Eastern terminus of unsigned CR 792 (former SR 792)
60.385 97.180 SR 804 west (Ocean Avenue) to I‑95 Eastern terminus of SR 804
Manalapan
Lantana
64.400 103.642 To I‑95 / East Ocean Avenue (CR 812 west) Eastern terminus of unsigned CR 812
Lake Worth 66.552 107.105 SR 802 west (Lake Avenue)
Palm Beach 70.8 113.9 US 98 west / SR 80 west (Southern Boulevard) to I‑95 / US 1 Traffic circle; eastern terminus of US 98 / SR 80
73.053 117.567 SR 704 west (Royal Palm Way) to I‑95 / Turnpike
  74.6 120.1 Flagler Memorial Bridge over Lake Worth Lagoon
West Palm Beach 74.7 120.2 Flagler Drive Interchange; northbound exit and southbound entrance
74.894 120.530 US 1 (Dixie Highway / Quadrille Boulevard / SR 5)
Gap in route
Riviera Beach 0.000 0.000 US 1 (Broadway) / SR 708 west (Blue Heron Boulevard)
0.6 1.0 Blue Heron Bridge over Lake Worth Lagoon
Palm Beach Gardens 6.207 9.989 US 1 west (Federal Highway / SR 5) / SR 786 (PGA Boulevard) to Turnpike / I‑95
Gap in route
Martin Stuart 1.765 2.840 SR 714 west (Southeast Monterey Road) to US 1 / Turnpike / East Ocean Boulevard (CR A1A west) Eastern terminus of SR 714; transition between unsigned CR A1A and SR A1A
Sewall's Point 2.9 4.7 Evans Crary Bridge over St. Lucie River
3.335 5.367 Sewalls Point Road (CR 707) - Jensen Beach Southern terminus of unsigned CR 707
4.0 6.4 Ernest Lyons Bridge over Indian River
Jensen Beach 8.1 13.0 SR 732 west (Causeway Boulevard) Roundabout; eastern terminus of SR 732
St. Lucie Fort Pierce 26.1 42.0 South Causeway over Indian River
26.499 42.646 Indian River Drive Former SR 707
26.614 42.831 US 1 south (SR 5) Southern terminus of concurrency with US 1
27.129 43.660 Old Dixie Highway (CR 605 north) south end of unsigned CR 605 (former SR 605)
27.727 44.622 US 1 north (SR 5)
27.836 44.798 Old Dixie Highway (CR 605) unsigned CR 605 (former SR 605)
28.3 45.5 North Causeway over Indian River
Indian River Vero Beach 41.091 66.130 SR 656 west (East Causeway Boulevard) To 17th Street Causeway; eastern terminus of SR 656
42.576 68.519 SR 60 west (Beachland Boulevard) to I‑95 To Merrill P. Barber Bridge; eastern terminus of SR 60
Wabasso Beach 50.627 81.476 SR 510 west (Wabasso Road) to US 1 Eastern terminus of CR 510
Sebastian Inlet 58.101 93.504 Sebastian Inlet Bridge
Brevard Indialantic 75.637 121.726 US 192 west (Fifth Avenue / SR 500) – Melbourne, Airport To Melbourne Causeway; eastern terminus of US 192 and unsigned SR 500. In 2013, 25,000 vehicles daily used the road between 192 and Eau Gallie Boulevard[8]
Melbourne 79.010 127.154 SR 518 west (Eau Gallie Boulevard) To Eau Gallie Causeway; eastern terminus of SR 518
South Patrick Shores 84.200 135.507 SR 404 west (Pineda Causeway) to US 1 Eastern terminus of SR 404
Cocoa Beach 94.249 151.679 SR 520 west (Cocoa Beach Causeway)
  97.69 157.22 Port Canaveral B Cruise Terminals, South Cargo Piers (CR 401 south) Interchange; south end of freeway
  98.363 158.300 SR 401 north – Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Port Canaveral A Cruise Terminals, North Cargo Piers Interchange; southern terminus of SR 401 and eastern terminus of SR 528 overlap
Merritt Island 99.4 160.0 Bennett Causeway over Banana River
100.46 161.67 Banana River Drive Exit 52 (SR 528)
103.02 165.79 SR 3 – Merritt Island, Kennedy Space Center Exit 49 (SR 528)
Cocoa 104.8 168.7 Bennett Causeway over Indian River
105.934[9] 170.484 US 1 (SR 5) – Cocoa, Titusville
SR 528 west to I‑95 – Orlando
Exit 46 (SR 528); western terminus of concurrency with SR 528
Gap in route
Volusia New Smyrna Beach 0.000 0.000 CR A1A south (South Atlantic Avenue) / 6th Avenue South end of state maintenance
1.8 2.9 South Causeway over Indian River
2.085 3.355 To SR 44 east (North Causeway) / Live Oak Street
2.163 3.481 SR 44 west (Lytle Avenue) Northbound exit and southbound entrance
2.289[9] 3.684 US 1 (Dixie Freeway / SR 5)
Gap in route
Port Orange 0.000 0.000 US 1 (South Ridgewood Avenue / SR 5) / SR 421 west (Dunlawton Avenue) to I‑95 – New Smyrna Beach, Daytona Beach
0.8 1.3 Port Orange Causeway over Halifax River
Port Orange
Daytona Beach Shores
1.080 1.738 SR 441 north (Peninsula Drive)
Daytona Beach Shores 1.239 1.994 CR 4075 (South Atlantic Avenue) – Wilbur-by-the-Sea, Ponce Inlet
Daytona Beach 5.882 9.466 Silver Beach Avenue (CR 4050 west) — Ballpark Eastern terminus of unsigned CR 4050
6.601 10.623 US 92 west (International Speedway Boulevard / SR 600) to US 1 / I‑95 / I‑4 – DeLand Eastern terminus of US 92 and unsigned SR 600
6.961 11.203 Main Street (CR 4040 west) Eastern terminus of unsigned CR 4040
7.627 12.274 SR 430 west (Seabreeze Boulevard) Eastern terminus of SR 430
Ormond Beach 11.856 19.080 SR 40 west (East Granada Boulevard) to I‑95 / US 1 Eastern terminus of SR 40
Ormond-by-the-Sea 20.668 33.262 Highbridge Road (CR 2002 west) Eastern terminus of unsigned CR 2002
Flagler Flagler Beach 25.928 41.727 SR 100 west (Moody Boulevard) to I‑95 – Bunnell Eastern terminus of SR 100
Hammock Dunes 33.820 54.428 To I‑95 / Camino del Mar to Hammock Dunes Bridge
St. Johns Summer Haven 43.2 69.5 Matanzas Inlet Bridge over Matanzas Inlet
Crescent Beach 47.907 77.099 SR 206 west to I‑95 – Hastings Eastern terminus of SR 206
St. Augustine Beach 51.855 83.453 A1A Beach Boulevard (CR A1A north) - St. Augustine Beach Southern terminus of unsigned CR A1A
St. Augustine 54.337 87.447 SR 312 west to US 1 / I‑95 / A1A Beach Boulevard (CR A1A south) – St. Augustine Beach Northern terminus of unsigned CR A1A (St. Johns County section); Eastern terminus of SR 312
57.4 92.4 Bridge of Lions over Matanzas River
57.591 92.684
US 1 Bus. south (Cathedral Place / SR 5A) to US 1
Southern end of concurrency with Business US 1
58.877 94.753 To US 1 / San Carlos Avenue
58.909 94.805
US 1 Bus. north (San Marco Avenue / SR 5A) – Jacksonville
Northern terminus of concurrency with Business US 1
Vilano Beach 60.2 96.9 Vilano Causeway over Tolomato River
Mickler Landing 78.027 125.572 CR 203 north (Ponte Vedra Boulevard) / Mickler Road Southern terminus of CR 203
Palm Valley 80.770 129.987 CR 210 west (Palm Valley Road)
Ponte Vedra Beach 82.265 132.393 Corona Road (CR 210 east) unsigned CR 210
83.051 133.658 Solana Road (CR 210A west) - Palm Valley, Ponte Vedra Beach unsigned CR 210A
Duval Jacksonville Beach 85.03 136.84 SR 202 west (Butler Boulevard) to I‑95 – Jacksonville
87.299 140.494 US 90 west (Beach Boulevard / SR 212) Eastern terminus of US 90 and unsigned SR 212
Neptune Beach
Atlantic Beach
89.833 144.572 Atlantic Boulevard south end of SR 10 overlap
91.11[9] 146.63 SR 10 west (Atlantic Boulevard) / Florida Boulevard – Jacksonville Interchange; Western terminus of concurrency with SR 10
Jacksonville 93.376 150.274 SR 101 north (Mayport Road) – Naval Station Mayport Main Entrance, Hanna Park Southern terminus of SR 101
94.368 151.871 SR 116 (Wonderwood Road)
96.827 155.828 Mayport Ferry across St. Johns River
0.000 0.000 SR 105 south (Heckscher Drive) – Jacksonville south end of SR 105 overlap
2.2 3.5 Bridge over Fort George River Inlet
Nassau Sound 10.4 16.7 Nassau Sound Bridge
Nassau   16.064 25.853 Buccaneer Trail (CR 105A north) roundabout; unsigned CR 105A
Fernandina Beach 19.733 31.757 CR 108 west (Sadler Road) roundabout; eastern terminus of CR 108
21.757 35.014 Fletcher Avenue north end of SR 105 overlap; south end of SR 200 overlap
see SR 200 (mile 155.816-127.867)
Callahan 49.706 79.994 US 1 / US 23 / US 301 (SR 15 / SR 200 west) Western terminus of concurrency with SR 200
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

County Road A1A[edit]

County Road A1A
Location: Palm Beach County, Martin County, Volusia County, St. Johns County
Length: 32.68 mi[10] (52.59 km)

County Road A1A is a county road in four counties in the U.S state of Florida. The route is discontinuous and functions as a spur of State Road A1A.

Palm Beach County[edit]

Martin County[edit]

The longest of the four county spurs, County Road A1A is 15.88-mile (25.56 km) that runs along the Florida East Coast Railroad main line from Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Hobe Sound to Stuart, where it suddenly changes course and runs east along the south coast of the St. Lucie River. After the terminus of SR 714, it approaces a bridge between Stuart and Sewall's Point and becomes SR A1A.

Volusia County[edit]

Entrance of Canaveral National Seashore from CR A1A.

County Road A1A is a 7-mile (11 km) spur route of State Road A1A at Volusia County, Florida, United States. The route begins at U.S. Route 1 and State Road A1A at Downtown New Smyrna Beach as Lytel Avenue. Next, the route crosses the Intracoastal Waterway and Callalisa Creek before heading southbound. After the 2 bridges, the road becomes 3rd Avenue, the northern terminus of Saxon Drive as the first right after Callalisa Creek. East of Indian River Village Shopping Center, the road turns southward and becomes Atlantic Avenue. At the intersection of 27th Avenue, the road becomes 2 lanes wide. Less than a mile south of New Smyrna Beach, Saxon Drive ends. At Bethune Beach, the road slightly turns away from the Atlantic Ocean. The road became Turtle Mound Road at that point. After Bethune Beach, the road is midway between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. At this point, a gate brings access to Canaveral National Seashore. It passes through the ghost town of Eldora. The road ends as a dead end at a beach.

St. Johns County[edit]

County Road A1A is a 3.40-mile (5.47 km) spur route of SR A1A in St. Augustine Beach that runs closer to the Atlantic Ocean than SR A1A. It runs northeast from SR A1A, but begins to straighten out between John Drive and a private driveway south of F Street. The closest thing resembling a major intersection is 16th Street. After passing by the St Johns County Ocean Pier, the road intersects Pope Road and leaves the city limits, where it enters Anastasia State Park, and makes a sharp curve to the west. Once the road leaves the park, it features an exceptionlly long west-to-north turning ramp towards SR A1A, but ends at the intersection of SRs A1A and 312.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b FDOT straight line diagrams, accessed December 2013
  2. ^ Eliot Kleinberg, Effort To Prevent Confusion Gave State Road A1A Its Name, Post Time (The Palm Beach Post), July 25, 2001
  3. ^ State Road Department internal memorandum, December 4, 1946, "Change of State Road No. 1 to No. A1A":

    In accordance with a Resolution adopted by the State Road Board in Tallahassee on November 25, 1946 all records and maps are being revised to show the Atlantic Coast Route from Jacksonville to Miami as State Road No. A1A, replacing the Number 1.
    A copy of this memorandum is being sent to all parties holding road description lists, section lists, maps, etc., with the request that they mark the change on their copies accordingly.

  4. ^ Florida Highways (magazine), "CHANGE IN STATE HIGHWAY NUMBER 1 STATE OF FLORIDA", 1946 or 1947:

    Please be advised that the State Road Board adopted a Resolution in their meeting on November 25, 1946, held in Tallahassee. Florida, changing the new State Road Number 1 to State Road Number A1A. The necessity for changing this Highway Number was because of confusion which has been experienced by the traveling public where US 1 and SR 1 are common or intersect each other. State Road A1A, formerly SR 1, is the easternmost road along the Eastern Seaboard and extends from Jacksonville with intermittent sections to Miami.

  5. ^ Florida Highways (magazine), "DESIGNATION AND LOCATION OF STATE ROAD NO. 1", 1946 or 1947:

    On motion of Mr. Guernsey, seconded by Mr. Pultz, the following resolution was adopted:
    WHEREAS, this Board has heard numerous complaints of the confusion resulting from the designating and marking of the coastal road down the East Coast as State Road No. 1 and petitions and requests that some change in numbering be made to eliminate the mistaking of this road for U. S. Highway No. 1 because these two roads intersect and run parallel to each other,
    BE IT RESOLVED that in order to eliminate the confusion which the motoring public is experiencing by mistaking State Road No. 1 for U. S. Highway No. 1, and at the same time to retain the numeral One for the State's most easterly north-south road, and for whatever benefit it may have for the citizens and property owners along the route in question, THIS DEPARTMENT HEREBY CHANGES the designation of State Road No. 1 to State Road A1A.
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said change and designation will become effective immediately after a conference to be held by Mr. Guernsey and representatives of the Jacksonville beaches within the next few days, and contingent upon no new matter strongly persuasive against such change being developed at said conference which this Board has not already considered.
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that correct signs be made and placed on the road and that maps be printed to reflect this change with as little delay as possible.

  6. ^ "National Register of Historical Places - Florida (FL), Indian River County". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-03-31. 
  7. ^ Indian River County listings at Florida's Office of Cultural and Historical Programs
  8. ^ Scott Gunnerson (September 19, 2014). "Work reroutes Riverside traffic". Florida Today. Florida Today. pp. 3A. 
  9. ^ a b c FDOT GIS data, accessed January 2014
  10. ^ Florida Department of Transportation, FDOT GIS data

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