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State Road 540
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Route information
Maintained by FDOT
Length: 17.669 mi (28.435 km)
Major junctions
West end: US 98 near Lakeland
  US 17 in Winter Haven
East end: US 27 near Waverly
Location
Highway system

Florida State and County Roads
Interstate • US • SR (Pre-1945) • Toll • County

← SR 539 SR 542

State Road 540 is an east-west road in Central Florida, serving Polk County. It runs 24.3 miles (39.1 km) from US 27 to the south side of the city of Lakeland. SR 540 also runs along the entrance to Cypress Gardens. It is a major road along the south side of Winter Haven, where it is known as Cypress Gardens Boulevard, and an important link between Winter Haven and Lakeland, the Polk Parkway, and also Interstate 4 and the Tampa Bay area.

SR 540 is known by the following names:

  • Cypress Gardens Blvd. (US 27 – US 17)
  • 4th St. (cosigned with US 17)
  • Winter Lake Rd. (US 17 – US 98)
  • Bartow Rd. (cosigned with US 98)
  • Clubhouse Rd. (US 98 – SR 37B)

SR 540A

State Road 540A is a set of traffic bypasses for the termini of SR 540.

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