Florida State Road 17
|Maintained by FDOT|
|Length||47.086 mi (75.778 km)|
|Existed||1945 – present|
|South end||US 27 / US 98 in Sebring|
US 27 / US 98 near Frostproof
SR 60 in Lake Wales
|North end||US 17 / US 92 in Haines City|
State Road 17 (SR 17), also formerly known as U.S. Route 27 Alternate, is a north–south state road in the U.S. state of Florida. It is split into two sections. The road provides scenic views as it winds through the hills of the Lake Wales Ridge.
It runs from Sebring in Highlands County as "Lakeview Drive." It goes through downtown Sebring as "Ridgewood Drive" before continuing north-northwest of the city, entering Avon Park from the east as "Cornell Street."
A section runs from US 27/98 in Polk County, southwest of Frostproof. It bisects that town, taking the name "Scenic Highway" as it winds through Hillcrest Heights, Babson Park and Lake Wales. It continues north, taking names Main Street in Dundee, Hamilton Blvd in Lake Hamilton, and 10th Street in Haines City, where it ends at US 17/92.
|Highlands||Sebring||0.000||0.000||US 27 / US 98 (SR 25 / SR 700)|
|1.058||1.703||CR 17 south (Kenilworth Boulevard) – Airport|
|1.559||2.509||CR 634 west (North Franklin Street)|
|1.78||2.86||Circle Drive||traffic circle around Circle Park|
|||3.962||6.376||CR 17A south (Arbuckle Creek Road) – truck route to US 27|
|Avon Park||9.705||15.619||CR 17A north – truck route to US 27 north|
|10.455||16.826||CR 17A south (Memorial Drive)|
|10.954||17.629||CR 64 east (East Main Street) – Avon Park Air Force Range|
|12.206||19.644||US 27 / US 98 (SR 25 / SR 700) / SR 64 west (Main Street)|
|Gap in route|
|Polk||||0.000||0.000||US 27 / US 98 (SR 25 / SR 700) / North Avon Park Cut-Off – Avon Park, Lake Wales|
|Frostproof||4.213||6.780||Fort Meade Road - Fort Meade||former SR 630A west|
|6.020||9.688||CR 630 – Indian Lake Estates, Fort Meade|
|||14.971||24.093||CR 640 west|
|||17.291||27.827||CR 17B (Hunt Brothers Road)|
|Lake Wales||19.019||30.608||To SR 60 / Polk Avenue|
|20.285||32.646||CR 17A north (Burns Avenue) – Spook Hill, Bok Tower Gardens|
|21.139||34.020||To US 27 / Mountain Lake Cut-Off Road|
|Lake of the Hills||23.734||38.196||CR 17A (Masterpiece Road / Chalet Suzanne Road) – Historic Chalet Suzanne|
|||24.967||40.180||To US 27 / Waverly Road – Waverly, Winter Haven|
|Dundee||29.034||46.726||To US 27 / SR 542 / Main Street – Cypress Gardens, Winter Haven|
|Lake Hamilton||30.297||48.758||CR 542 east (Lake Hatchineha Road) – FFA Training Center|
|31.314||50.395||CR 546 (Kokomo Road)|
|Haines City||33.339||53.654||SR 544 west (Scenic Highway East) / CR 544 east – Winter Haven, Auburndale|
|34.880||56.134||US 17 / US 92 (Hinson Avenue / SR 600) to US 27 – Lake Alfred, Davenport|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
County Road 17
County Road 17 (CR 17) exists as a sort of northern extension of SR 17. It travels northwest from the historic district of Haines City, taking the name Main Street (formerly Polk City Road). Crossing US 27, CR 17 continues northwest as Old Polk City Road until it reaches CR 557.
County Road 17A
County Road 17A (CR 17A) takes the name of Masterpiece Road and loops around toward the east of SR 17 in the vicinity of Lake Wales.
County Road 17B
County Road 17B (CR 17B) connects SR 60 to CR 17A in Lake Wales.
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