I-4 lane shift begins in downtown Orlando

Change takes place in heart of downtown Orlando

By Tyler Shepard - Producer

ORLANDO, Fla. - A lane shift began Friday for thousands of drivers on Interstate 4 in the heart of downtown Orlando.

The change is taking place along a mile-long stretch of the westbound lanes between Colonial Drive and South Street.

Traffic shifts about 11 feet to a newly built bridge.

Eastbound drivers will undergo a similar shift next month, but the new bridges are only temporary so workers can demolish the old ones and build new permanent structures that will eventually run through the stretch.

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