Current Road Work Updates

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See the map and table below for current road work with possible lane and full road closures. Some closures are intermittent or overnight. See "Notes" for more information. Additional construction projects are listed below for FDOT (State) roadways. Visit our Smart Traffic website for live updates and traffic camera views of our roads.

Current Road work INCLUDING POSSIBLE Closures

Construction Projects - FDOT Roadways

Updated May 9, 2022

I-75 at US 301 Interchange (Exit 224): Construction project: Project will widen the I-75 from SR 64 to the Manatee River, reconfigure the I-75/US 301 interchange from a partial cloverleaf interchange to a tight diamond configuration, construct new bridges will be constructed over the Manatee River for a northbound exit ramp and a southbound entrance ramp, and US 301 improvements. This week, crews will work on embankment and widening on I-75 and starting pile driving for the construction of the new southbound on-ramp bridge over the Manatee River.

  • Motorists should expect single lane closures on I-75 during nighttime/overnight hours from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the duration of the construction.
  • Motorists should expect double lane closures on I-75 northbound during nighttime/overnight hours from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the duration of the construction; double closures on I-75 southbound during the nighttime/overnight hours from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the duration of the construction.
  • Motorists should expect lane closures on US 301 through the duration of the construction.
  • Motorists should expect lane shifts on I-75 and US 301 through the duration of the construction.

Drivers should exercise caution and be aware of construction vehicles entering and exiting the interstate through the duration of the construction.

 

Variable message signs will be in place to alert drivers that work is underway.  Estimated completion is early 2025.

 

I-75 at SR 70 Interchange (Exit 217): Construction project: This week, crews will work on the drainage, shoulders, right-of-way fencing, and striping.

  • Motorists should expect single lane closures on I-75 during nighttime/overnight hours from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (northbound) or 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (southbound) through the duration of the construction.
  • Motorists should expect double lane closures on I-75 during nighttime/overnight hours from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the duration of the construction.
  • Motorists should expect lane closures on SR 70 during nighttime/overnight hours from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through the duration of the construction.
  • Motorists should expect lane shifts on I-75 and SR 70 through the duration of the construction.
  • Drivers should exercise caution and be aware of construction vehicles entering and exiting the interstate through the duration of the construction.

 

Variable message signs will be in place to alert drivers that work is underway. Estimated completion is spring 2022.

 

US 41 / US 301 DeSoto Bridge: Construction project: Crews have begun the DeSoto Bridge improvement project on US 41/ US 301 and the Hernando DeSoto Bridge.  During Phase 5 and 6, pedestrian detours will be in place by the River Walk Skate Park. Marine traffic should be unaffected. Most lane closures will be overnight but temporary daytime lane closures may be necessary. Expect noise from construction equipment, backup alarms, and lighting. Completion is summer 2022.

 

US 41 between Palm View Road to North of Lakeside Boulevard: Permit project: Through May, there will be alternating north and southbound lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. while crews construct a median opening, right turn lane, driveway access, drainage structures and sidewalk for an RV Park Please use caution and watch for lane shifts.

 

US 301 from South of 25th Court to South of 13th Avenue East: Design project: On Thursday, May 12, crews will be taking samples for a design project and require temporary lane closures starting at 7 p.m.

 

SR 64 over Sarasota Pass, Anna Maria Draw Bridge: Bridge maintenance: Crews will be conducting bridge maintenance Monday, May 23,  through Thursday, May 26, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Motorists can expect flagging operations both east or west bound, so please use caution in the area.

 

SR 684 Cortez Road from US 41/ 14th Street to 26th Street: Construction project: Crews are completing a median modification project to control motorist speed and improve safety through the corridor by reducing conflict points.  The project also provides enhanced lighting, improved pedestrian and bicycle safety, and the expanded crosswalk capabilities of new HAWK crosswalk systems. The posted speed limit will be maintained as will pedestrian access to bus stops and side streets. Expected completion is late spring 2022.