Florida State Road 710

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State Road 710

Route information
Maintained by FDOT
Length56.871 mi[1] (91.525 km)
Major junctions
North end SR 70 near Okeechobee
Major intersections
East end CR 811 in Riviera Beach
CountryUnited States
CountiesOkeechobee, Martin, Palm Beach
Highway system
SR 708 SR 713

State Road 710 (SR 710) is a 57-mile (92 km) northwest-southeast route connecting SR 70 near Okeechobee, three miles (5 km) from the northern tip of Lake Okeechobee in south central Florida, to Old Dixie Highway (CR 811) in Riviera Beach. Most of the route is also known as Bee-Line Highway and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, as it parallels the railroad tracks maintained by CSX Transportation (their Auburndale Subdivision) and used by Amtrak; and doesn’t have a turn or curve in the 48 miles (77 km) southeast of Sherman, except for a small bend northwest of North Palm Beach County General Aviation Airport. Near the middle of the highway, where Indiantown is located, the route is also known as Warfield Boulevard, named after S. Davies Warfield, the president of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad who originally built the adjacent railroad tracks.

Route description

The Bee-Line Highway traverses the woodlands and wetlands north and east of Lake Okeechobee, with an occasional farm near its northwestern end. It is a popular truck route that is used as an alternative to US 441/US 98/SR 700. Along the way, SR 710 passes through Indiantown (near the St. Lucie Canal and midway along the Bee Line stretch) and West Palm Beach.


The road was first built in 1924 by New York businessman William "Fingy" Conners as a toll road to carry people to his properties at Okeechobee and Connersville.[2]

For a year in the 1940s, Bee Line Highway was part of State Road 66 before the number was changed to 710.


The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) conducted a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study to evaluate improvement alternatives for SR 710 from US 441 in Okeechobee County to CR 714 (SW Martin Highway) in Martin County. The PD&E Study received Location and Design Concept Acceptance on March 16, 2017, from the FDOT Office of Environmental Management. This allowed the project to move to the next stage of development.[3]

Major intersections

Okeechobee0.0000.000 SR 70 – Okeechobee, Fort Pierce
CR 15A south (Southeast 86th Boulevard)
Northern terminus of CR 15A
CR 15B south (Southeast 126th Boulevard)
Northern terminus of CR 15B
CR 714 east (Martin Highway)
Western terminus of CR 714
CR 609 north (Southwest Allapattah Road)
Southern terminus of CR 609
CR 726 east (Citrus Boulevard) – Big Mound Park
Western terminus of CR 726
St. Lucie Canal
(Okeechobee Waterway)
26.9643.39Big John Monahan Bridge
To SR 76 – Port Mayaca, Stuart
Grade-separated interchange
Palm BeachApix34.90556.174

CR 706 east to I-95 / Florida's Turnpike – Jupiter
Western terminus of CR 706 and Indiantown Road
39.61263.749Pratt Whitney Road (CR 711 north) / Innovation DriveSouthern terminus of CR 711; access Beeline Corporate Park
44.09570.964 North County General Aviation AirportAccess via Aviation Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens46.73775.216

SR 786 east (PGA Boulevard) to I-95 / Florida's Turnpike – Juno Beach
Western terminus of SR 786
West Palm BeachPalm Beach Gardens line50.27680.911
CR 809A (Northlake Boulevard) to I-95 – J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area
Western terminus of CR 809A (former SR 809A)
51.52182.915Florida's Turnpike shield.svg Jog Road to Florida's TurnpikeSunPass-only interchange; exit 107 on Turnpike
Riviera Beach53.36485.881

SR 708 east to I-95 – VA Hospital
Western terminus of SR 708
SR 809 (Military Trail) to Florida's Turnpike
55.14388.744 Congress AvenueTri-Rail
56.23190.495 CR 704A (Australian Avenue)Former SR 704A
56.87191.525 CR 811 (President Barack Obama Highway) – Port of Palm BeachFormer routing of Dixie Highway
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Transportation and Data Analytics Office (July 6, 2016). "Straight Line Diagram of Road Inventory". Florida Department of Transportation. Retrieved January 6, 2020.
  2. ^ Craig Pittman. OH, Florida!. p. 87.
  3. ^ "419344-3 SR 710 Extension from US 441 to the L-63N Interceptor Canal". www.swflroads.com. Retrieved 2023-04-02.

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