How bad is the traffic & construction?

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by djh96, May 5, 2004.

  1. djh96

    djh96 Mouseketeer

    Mar 4, 2004
    My DH & I are thinking of going to the Lightning's game in Tampa on Monday evening. I've heard the construction & traffic can be bad. The game is at 7:30. How early should we leave WDW and is there an alternate route other than I4?
    Thanks for any info

  2. RichmondTiggerFan

    RichmondTiggerFan Favorites: Splash Mountain, FOTLK, Tigger!, Chip

    May 4, 2004
    I was just through there, there was construction pretty much from Disney to around Lakeland (30-35 miles). No problem going to Tampa, but ran into some slow traffic coming back(around the US 27 exit). Don't know what it would be like on a Monday night, but I would allow extra time in case you run into any traffic congestion.
  3. safetymom

    safetymom Super Moderator

    Aug 13, 2001
    They are working on both sides of I-4 heading towards Tampa from WDW. I don't know how long it takes to get there but I would plan on extra time. Most of the construction delays happen in the evening so you may be delayed coming back to WDW.

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