Florida State Road 70

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State Road 70

SR 70 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by FDOT
Length148.034 mi[1] (238.238 km)
Existed1945 renumbering (definition)–present
Major junctions
West end US 41 near Bradenton
Major intersections I-75 near Bradenton
US 17 in Arcadia
US 27 near Lake Placid
US 98 / US 441 in Okeechobee
Florida's Turnpike in Fort Pierce
I-95 in Fort Pierce
East end US 1 in Fort Pierce
Location
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountiesManatee, DeSoto, Highlands, Okeechobee, St. Lucie
Highway system
SR 69 SR 71

Stretching 148 miles (238 km) across the Florida peninsula, State Road 70 (SR 70) spans five Florida counties and straddles the northern boundaries of two more. Its western terminus is at US 41 (14th Street West) south of Bradenton (Manatee County); its eastern terminus is an intersection of Virginia Avenue and South Fourth Street (U.S. Route 1/SR 5) in Fort Pierce (St. Lucie County).

Route description[edit]

Between the termini, SR 70 serves the following Florida counties and cities:

Interstate 95 exit onto SR 70 in St. Lucie County.

SR 70 is signed throughout its entire route, including the mile-long stretch of road it shares with US 98 (State Road 700) in Okeechobee.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Manatee0.0000.000 US 41 (14th Street West / SR 45) – Airport
Oneco1.7612.83415th Street EastFormer US 301
2.7624.445 US 301 (SR 683)
7.1911.57 I-75 (SR 93) – Tampa, NaplesI-75 exit 217
17.32827.887
CR 675 north – Zolfo Springs, Parrish
Myakka City26.90743.303Singletary Road / Myakka-Wauchula Road
DeSoto44.83872.160
CR 661A north
45.90173.870
CR 661 north – Ona
46.16374.292
SR 72 west – Sarasota
Peace RiverBridge over the Peace River
Arcadia48.06477.352
US 17 south (DeSoto Avenue / SR 35) – Punta Gorda
48.14377.479
US 17 north (Brevard Avenue / SR 35) – Zolfo Springs
49.82480.184
SR 31 south – Fort Myers
54.86788.300
CR 760 west
HighlandsChilds79.858128.519Old State Road 8 north
79.913128.608Old State Road 8 southnot actually former SR 8, but rather SR 67
Bairs Den80.931130.246 US 27 (SR 25) – Lake Placid, Moore Haven
Bear Hollow83.694134.692
CR 29 north
Brighton95.654153.940
CR 721 south – Lakeport, Seminole Reservation
98.412158.379
CR 721 north
Kissimmee River102.84165.50Harding Memorial Bridge
Okeechobee104.224167.732
CR 599 north (Northwest 128th Avenue)
111.119178.829
US 98 north (SR 700) – Sebring
west end of US 98 / SR 700 overlap
Okeechobee112.290180.713
US 98 south / US 441 (Parrott Avenue / SR 15 / SR 700 south) – Orlando, Lake Okeechobee, West Palm Beach, Amtrak
east end of US 98 / SR 700 overlap
114.098183.623

SR 710 south to Florida's Turnpike – Indiantown
St. Lucie133.934215.546
CR 613 south (Carlton Road)
134.330216.183
CR 613 north (Sneed Road)
136.372219.469
CR 609 north (Header Canal Road)
137.144220.712
CR 712 east (Midway Road) – County Fairgrounds
137.989222.072 CR 609A (Shinn Road)
140.198225.627McCarty Roadformer SR 712A south
140.702226.438Eleven Mile Road - Camp Hidden Hammockformer SR 712B south
Fort Pierce143.314230.642

Florida's Turnpike (SR 91) / SR 713 north (Kings Highway) to US 1 – Airport, Miami, Orlando
Turnpike exit 152
144.021231.779 I-95 (SR 9) – West Palm Beach, Daytona BeachI-95 exit 129
144.377232.352 CR 611 (Jenkins Road)
145.432234.050
CR 770 east (Okeechobee Road)
146.527235.812 SR 615 (M.L. King Jr. Boulevard / South 25th Street)
147.662237.639 CR 605 (Oleander Avenue)
148.034238.238 US 1 (SR 5)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Spur in Bradenton
CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
ManateeOneco0.0000.000301 Boulevardformer US 301
1.6002.575 US 301 (SR 683)
Bradenton3.0304.876
SR 64 (Manatee Avenue East) to I-75 – Beaches, Anna Maria Island
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FDOT straight line diagrams Archived March 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine, accessed February 2014
  2. ^ Google (2010-05-03). "overview map of State Road 70" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-05-03.

External links[edit]

Route map:

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