The Florida Department of Transportation’s I-75 at University Parkway, Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) project was recognized today by a consortium of national transportation organizations as one of 12 finalists in the “America’s Transportation Awards” competition. The online voting that begins today will now determine the national Grand Prize and the People’s Choice Awards and a cash prize state departments of transportation can use for educational scholarships or non-profits in their home states. [Read more…] about FDOT’s I-75 at University Parkway Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) Project Named One of the Best Transportation Projects in the Nation
Diverging Diamond Interchange
I-75/University Parkway (mile marker 213), Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) Sarasota/Bradenton: Construction project:
Lane Closures – Northbound I-75 On and Off Ramps at the I-75/University Parkway Interchange:
Wednesday, February 21. Details below:
The contractor anticipates implementing temporary single lane closures on northbound and southbound ramps of I-75/University Parkway interchange at night/overnight Wednesday, February 21 between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. while crews place the final layer of asphalt on the ramp. All ramps will remain open.
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 early 2018. The contractor is Prince Contracting, LLC. For additional information, please visit the project website at swflroads.com/i75/university/.