FDOT: Detour coming soon on Gandy Blvd

Posted at 2:50 PM, Feb 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-22 14:50:15-05

If you rely on Gandy Boulevard to get around town, a detour coming later this week may alter your commute.

A contractor will begin performing work on westbound Gandy from 9th St. to 16th St. on Friday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 27, according to a release from the Florida Department of Transportation.

Traffic will be detoured from 10:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.

The detour: Traffic will make a right turn at northbound Roosevelt Boulevard, a left turn at the southbound I-275 ramp, with traffic continuing southbound on I-275 and exit at SR 694 at the Gandy exit (28).

Detour signs will be installed on the night of the closure to direct traffic.