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Attention Drivers: Upcoming lane closures to impact travel on I-275

Posted at 10:30 AM, Mar 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-03 17:50:31-05

Detours and lane closures are coming up this month that could impact your evening commute on I-275.

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Right now, the Florida Department of Transportation is working on improvements to the Westshore corridor. They're hoping to improve the I-275/SR 60 interchange and I-275 from east of the Howard Frankland Bridge to Lois Avenue.

Officials believe the finished product will help with congestion relief.


Northbound I-275 closed between SR 60 and Lois Avenue: Tuesday, March 3 from 9 p.m. to 4.a.m. Wednesday, March 4.

"Our best advice is for drivers to choose alternate routes that aren’t part of the detour to reduce their drive-time delays. That may include using Gandy Boulevard or the Courtney Campbell (SR 60) to avoid taking northbound I-275 over the Howard Frankland Bridge and being forced into the detour route," FDOT said.

Westbound SR 60 closed under I-275: Thursday, March 5 from 10:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. Friday, March 6.

Both directions of I-275 closed between SR 60 and West Shore Boulevard: Tuesday night (March 10).

To read more about the project, click here.