Florida State Road 710
|This does not cite any references or sources. (December 2009)|
|Maintained by FDOT|
|Length:||57.17 mi (92.01 km)|
|West end:||SR 70 in Cypress Quarters|
| SR 76 in Indiantown
SR 786 near Palm Beach Gardens
Florida's Turnpike / SR 91 in West Palm Beach
SR 708 in Riviera Beach
SR 809 in Riviera Beach
|East end:||US 1 / SR A1A / SR 5 in Riviera Beach|
|Counties:||Okeechobee, Martin, Palm Beach|
Signed east–west, the 57-mile-long State Road 710 is a northwest-southeast route connecting SR 70 near Cypress Quarters three miles (5 km) from the northern tip of Lake Okeechobee in south central Florida to U.S. Route 1 in Riviera Beach. Most of the route is also known as Bee Line Highway (not to be confused with the former Bee Line Expressway, a toll road serving central Florida between Orlando and Cape Canaveral). The name is apt, for it parallels the railroad tracks maintained by CSX Transportation (their Auburndale Subdivision) and used by Amtrak; and doesn’t have a turn or curve in the 48 miles (77 km) southeast of Sherman, except for a small bend northwest of North Palm Beach County General Aviation Airport. In some places, the route is also known as Warfield Boulevard (named after S. Davies Warfield, the president of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad who originally built the adjacent railroad tracks).
Bee Line Highway traverses the woodlands and wetlands north and east of Lake Okeechobee, with an occasional farm near its northwestern end. It is a popular truck route that is used as an alternative to US 441/US 98/SR 700. In addition to the cities at its termini and Sherman, Indiantown (near the St. Lucie Canal and midway along the Bee Line stretch) and West Palm Beach have the street within their city limits.
In Riviera Beach, an “eastbound” motorist traveling along SR 710 would turn left to the east and travel along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (Eighth Street) to Federal Highway (US 1).
For a year in the 1940s, Bee Line Highway was designated State Road 66 before the number was changed to 710.
- SR 70 in Cypress Quarters
- SR 76 in Indiantown
- SR 786 near Palm Beach Gardens
- Florida's Turnpike / SR 91 in West Palm Beach
- SR 708 in Riviera Beach
- SR 809 in Riviera Beach
- US 1 / SR A1A / SR 5 in Riviera Beach
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