I'm submitting this post to illustrate what's happened with my situation thus far so others can gain insight as to what's going on and hopefully help if they have same issues I've been having. This i...
In looking at your trace routes you are not getting responses back from the following IP addresses.
These routers appear to be owned by Amazon and not Cox. From what I can tell, Fortnite uses Amazon Web Services. Your Cox connection (with the exception of one of your trace routes? Is carrying you out of our network and out to the Internet. You may want to reach out to Fortnite about this issue.