Florida State Road 870

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State Road 870 marker

State Road 870
Commercial Boulevard
Route information
Maintained by FDOT
Length: 12.493 mi[1] (20.106 km)
Major junctions
West end: SR 817 in Lauderhill / Tamarac
  US 1 in Fort Lauderdale
East end: SR A1A in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
Location
Counties: Broward
Highway system
SR 869 SR 874

State Road 870 (SR 870), locally known as Commercial Boulevard, is a 12.493-mile-long (20.106 km)[1] highway serving northern Broward County, Florida. The road extends from its western terminus at State Road 817 on the Lauderhill-Tamarac border, serving as a major commercial route through Oakland Park, and Fort Lauderdale, intersecting Florida's Turnpike, U.S. Route 441, Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 1 before reaching its eastern terminus at State Road A1A (Ocean Boulevard) in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida.

Route description[edit]

Commercial Boulevard begins at Exit 5 of the Sawgrass Expressway, with its the beginning of SR 870 at SR 817 about two and a half miles east. SR 870 heads east, with an interchange with the Turnpike, followed by an intersection with US 441. Entering Fort Lauderdale, SR 870 intersects with Powerline Road, and then enters Oakland Park, passing by Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, Lockhart Stadium, and Fort Lauderdale Stadium before an interchange with Interstate 95. Continuing east, SR 870 intersects with State Road 811 before reentering Fort Lauderdale, intersecting with US 1. It then enters Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and reaches its eastern terminus at an intersection with State Road A1A (Ocean Boulevard).

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Broward County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Lauderhill / Tamarac 0.000 0.000 SR 817 (University Drive) to SR 869 (Sawgrass Expressway) / Commercial Boulevard (CR 870 west)
Tamarac 2.60 4.18 Turnpike (SR 91) – Orlando, Miami Exit 62 on Turnpike
3.220 5.182 US 441 (SR 7)
Fort Lauderdale
Oakland Park
6.248 10.055 SR 845 (Powerline Road)
Oakland Park 6.45 10.38 I‑95 (SR 9) – West Palm Beach, Miami Exit 32 on I-95
7.587 12.210 SR 811 (Dixie Highway)
Fort Lauderdale 8.758 14.095
US 1 / SR 816 Alt. west (Federal Highway / SR 5)
Fort Lauderdale
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
9.479–
9.545
15.255–
15.361
Commercial Boulevard Bridge over Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea 12.493 20.106 SR A1A (Ocean Drive) Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FDOT straight line diagrams, accessed March 2014