Northlake Boulevard

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Northlake Boulevard
State Road 850 and County Road 809A
Route information
Maintained by FDOT and Palm Beach EP&W
Length 14.645 mi[1][2] (23.569 km)
1.645 miles (2.647 km) as SR 850
13.4 miles (21.57 km) as CR 809A
Existed 1983 – present
Major junctions
West end Seminole Pratt Whitney Road in Loxahatchee
  SR 710 in Palm Beach Gardens
I-95 in Palm Beach Gardens
East end US 1 in North Palm Beach
Location
Counties Palm Beach
Highway system
SR 849SR 852

Northlake Boulevard is an east–west road in Palm Beach County, Florida that currently comprises State Road 850 (SR 850) and County Road 809A (CR 809A) from Seminole Pratt Whitney Road in Loxahatchee to US 1 in North Palm Beach.

Route description[edit]

CR 809A[edit]

As CR 809A, Northlake Boulevard crosses the southernmost portion of Palm Beach Gardens and the northernmost corner of West Palm Beach, beginning at an intersection with Seminole Pratt Whitney Road, in the wetlands north of Loxahatchee.[2][3]

SR 850[edit]

State Road 850 begins at the intersection of State Road 811 and Northlake Boulevard, with Northlake Boulevard serving as the border between Lake Park to the south and North Palm Beach to the north. SR 850 takes Northlake Boulevard east as a six lane divided road, with shopping destinations lining both sides of the road for the brief 1.2 mile road. The road crosses a small canal halfway through the road, and it enters North Palm Beach proper 0.2 miles west of the eastern terminus at US 1.[2][3]

On December 19, 2017, the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners approved a transfer agreement to submit to the Florida Department of Transportation[4], which would transfer SR 850 to county maintenance. In May 2018, the transfer was completed, effectively deleting SR 850 from the state highway system. The county has not announced if they intend to maintain the 850 designation, or add it to CR 809A.

History[edit]

Prior to 1970 the road was named West Lake Park Road and was renamed. [5][better source needed]Northlake Blvd.
Prior to 1980, State Road 850 was a Florida Department of Transportation designation for a stretch of Corkscrew Road in Collier County, Florida that is now County Road 850. From 1980 to 1983, State Road 850 was an FDOT designation for the road in Miami-Dade County, Florida that is now SR 932. Northlake Boulevard was given the SR 850 designation in 1983.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Palm Beach County.

Locationmi[1][2]kmDestinationsNotes
Loxahatchee0.000.00Seminole Pratt Whitney RoadWestern terminus of CR 809A
West Palm Beach5.909.50North State Road 7Future SR 7
Palm Beach Gardens8.7014.00 SR 710 to Florida's Turnpike
9.5015.29Florida's Turnpike shield.png Jog Road to Florida's TurnpikeSunPass interchange; exit 107 on Turnpike
11.5018.51 CR 809 (Military Trail)Former SR 809
12.1019.47 I-95 – West Palm Beach, Daytona BeachExit 77 on I-95
12.9020.76Congress Avenue southNorthern terminus of Congress Avenue
Lake ParkNorth Palm Beach line13.40
0.000
21.57
0.000
SR 811 north (Alternate A1A) / 10th Street (CR 811 south)CR 809A transitions to SR 850; southern terminus of SR 811; northern terminus of CR 811
North Palm Beach1.2452.004 US 1Eastern terminus of SR 850
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
  •       ETC
  •       Route transition

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b FDOT straight line diagrams Archived March 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., accessed March 2014
  2. ^ a b c d Google (January 1, 2018). "County Road 809A" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 1, 2018. 
  3. ^ a b Municipalities of Palm Beach County, Florida (PDF) (Map). Cartography by Palm Beach County GIS. Palm Beach County, Florida. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 January 2016. Retrieved 23 June 2010. 
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ North Palm Beach, Florida