Tag Archives: Plant City

I-4 Construction at Exit 19 Means Lane Closures and Ramp Delays

The Florida Department of Transportation reports that interchange improvements on Interstate 4 at Thonotosassa Road (SR 566) will; result in the following lane closures and ramp traffic delays:

Plant City, FL – There may be reduced lane widths or lane closures with flagging operations on Thonotosassa Road at I-4 between 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Sunday through Friday (March 27 – April 1) nights. Drivers may also have periodic delays of up to 15 minutes on the eastbound and westbound I-4 Exit 19 ramps onto Thonotosassa Road.

Plant City, FL – The left turn lanes on Thonotosassa Road leading into the business areas immediately south of I-4 closed for construction work on March 22 and will remain closed about two weeks. Drivers need to U-turn (at intersections where U-turns are allowed) past the closed median turn lanes and access these business areas by right turns only.


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Lane Closures on I-4 in Plant City February 28 Thru March 2

The Florida Department of Transportation is reporting the following night lane closures on Thonotosassa Road at Interstate 4 associated with interchange improvements:

There may be lane closures with flagging operations controlling traffic on Thonotosassa Road at I-4 (Plant City) between 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Sunday through Wednesday (February 28 – March 2) nights.


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Dinosaur World – Plant City, FL

Perhaps you’ve seen them on your travels along I-4. Dinosaur World is an outdoor dinosaur theme parks located just of I-4, exit 17 in Plant City.

The park features over 150 life-size dinosaur sculptures created by Christer Svensson. Opened in 1998, Dinosaur World is family friendly, including many activities for small children, playgrounds and picnic areas (food is not served on the property so guests are encouraged to picnic).

Life-size dinosaur statues are placed among native vegetation or water features to simulate animals in a wild environment. Plant species that date from the time of the dinosaurs can be found on the grounds and identified with small signs as appropriate.

There are frequent break and shade areas around the park and several picnic and play areas. One popular attraction is the “Fossil Dig” where kids can dig for real fossils and may take home their favorite three in a small plastic bag.

Visitors tour Dinosaur World on a boardwalk that takes them past stegosaurus, brontosaurus, Tyrannosaurus rex and other popular dinosaurs set among natural marshes with cypress and gum trees.

Attractions in the park include:

  • Dinosaur Walk – an outdoor trail with life-size dinosaurs and explanatory signs
  • Boneyard Playground and picnic area
  • Fossil Dig – where children find fossils in the dirt and may take home their favorite three.
  • Movie Cave –  showing a selection of dinosaur videos also available in the gift shop.
  • Museum – with reproduction fossils and animatronic dinosaurs
  • Gift Shop – selling a selection of dino and prehistoric toys and gifts.

Website: http://www.dinosaurworld.com/

 

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