RoadWatch Advisory: I-75 SB On-Ramp & NB Off-Ramp CLOSED Wednesday, April 5 at University Parkway Interchange

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I-75 (SR 93) / University Parkway Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) Sarasota/Bradenton:  Construction Project:

Detour – I-75 Southbound On-Ramp Closed at the I-75/University Parkway Interchange: 

Wednesday, April 5. Details below:

The contractor anticipates implementing a temporary detour route at the I-75/University Parkway interchange at night/overnight Wednesday, April 5 between 11 p.m. and 12 midnight to prepare for a traffic shift.

Motorists traveling on University Parkway wishing to travel south on I-75 are directed to enter northbound I-75, exit at westbound SR 70/Exit 217 B, enter southbound I-75 and continue south on I-75. Motorists may also use local roads and enter I-75 from Fruitville Road.

Detour – I-75 Northbound Off-Ramp CLOSED at the I-75/University Parkway Interchange: 

Wednesday, April 5. Details below:

The contractor anticipates implementing a temporary detour route at the I-75/University Parkway interchange at night/overnight Wednesday, April 5 between 12 midnight and 5 a.m. to replace the attenuator.

Motorists traveling north on I-75 wishing to exit at University Parkway, Exit 213 are directed to continue north on I-75, exit at westbound SR 70/Exit 217 B, enter southbound I-75, and exit at University Parkway/Exit 213.

Improvements being made as part of this project consist of constructing a diverging diamond interchange, adding an auxiliary lane on northbound and southbound I-75, constructing new bridges on  I-75 over University Parkway, widening of University Parkway, widening of I-75 bridges over Errie Creek and Foley Creek, realignment of on-ramps and off-ramps at I-75/University Parkway, addition of ponds, drainage improvements, new lighting and signalization, construction of a noise wall on the west side of I-75, sidewalks, bike lanes, and pedestrian walkways. Expected completion is fall 2017. The contractor is Prince Contracting, LLC. For additional information, please visit the project website at http://www.swflroads.com/i75/university/.

 

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