348.7545 Western Beltway Part C, construction authorized; financing.—Notwithstanding s. 338.2275, the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority is authorized to exercise its condemnation powers, construct, finance, operate, own, and maintain that portion of the Western Beltway known as the Western Beltway Part C, extending from Florida’s Turnpike near Ocoee in Orange County southerly through Orange and Osceola Counties to an interchange with I-4 near the Osceola-Polk County line, as part of the authority’s 20-year capital projects plan. This project may be financed with any funds available to the authority for such purpose or revenue bonds issued by the Division of Bond Finance of the State Board of Administration on behalf of the authority pursuant to s. 11, Art. VII of the State Constitution and the State Bond Act, ss. 215.57-215.83. This project may be refinanced with bonds issued by the authority pursuant to s. 348.755(1)(d).
History.—s. 11, ch. 94-237; s. 61, ch. 95-257; s. 130, ch. 2002-20.