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TRAFFIC ALERT: I-275 closures this weekend

Traffic advisories: closures leading up to northbound I-275 traffic switch Saturday night into Sunday morning

There are a number of temporary closures leading into switching traffic to a portion of the new northbound I-275 pavement between West Shore Boulevard and Dale Mabry highway Saturday (July 12) night into Sunday (July 13) morning.

By early-to-mid morning this Sunday, traffic will be on the new alignment and the following northbound i-275 exit and entrance ramps will have reopened: eastbound state road 60 entrance ramp, West Shore Boulevard entrance ramp, Lois Avenue exit ramp and Dale Mabry exit ramp.

Information on all the closures related to the traffic shift can be found below. Other closure info for this project and other TampaBay are interstate projects for the coming week will be sent later this morning or early this afternoon.

 

1-Northbound I-275 exit to Dale Mabry closed until Sunday morning

Tampa - The northbound I-275 exit to Dale Mabry Highway (exit 41a/b) is closed until early-to-mid morning Sunday (July 13). The exit was closed just after 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 10.

Detour: motorists are advised to use exit 39a to Kennedy Boulevard to access areas west of Dale Mabry Highway, or use the Armenia avenue (exit 42) exit for areas east of Dale Mabry. Kennedy Boulevard or Cypress Street can be used to reach Dale Mabry Highway after exiting at either interchange.

 

2-Northbound I-275 lane closure and detour Saturday night

Tampa - One of three lanes will be closed on northbound I-275 between state road 60 (exit 39a/b) and Dale Mabry Highway (exit 41a) from 8:00 p.m. To 11:30 p.m. Saturday (July 12).

All traffic will be detoured off northbound I-275 at exit 39a from 11:30 p.m.  Saturday (July 12) to 5:30 a.m. Sunday (July 13).

Detour: drivers will be directed to exit 39a, then east on Kennedy Boulevard to Dale Mabry Highway, where they will turn left and go north on Dale Mabry to re-enter northbound I-275 just north of Cypress Street.

After the detour is completed, drivers will be using two of three new lanes on northbound I-275 between West Shore Boulevard and Dale Mabry Highway. The third lane will open at about 10:00 a.m. Sunday.

Drivers can expect some extra congestion and delays during the detour and lane closures Saturday night into Sunday morning and may want to consider alternate routes.

 

3-Eastbound SR 60 entrance to northbound I-275 to be closed Saturday night

Tampa - The eastbound state road 60 (memorial highway) entrance ramp onto northbound I-275 will be closed from 8:00 p.m. Saturday (July 12) to early-to-mid morning Sunday (July 13).

Detour: drivers can continue east onto Kennedy Boulevard to Dale Mabry Highway, turn left and head north to the Dale Mabry Highway entrance ramp to northbound I-275.

 

4-West Shore entrance to northbound i-275 to be closed Saturday night

Tampa - The west shore boulevard entrance ramp onto northbound i-275 will be closed from 8:00 p.m. Saturday (July 12) to early-to-mid morning Sunday (July 13).

Detour: take Kennedy boulevard or Cypress Street east to Dale Mabry Highway, then go north on Dale Mabry to the entrance ramp at that interchange.

 

5-Lane closures on west shore boulevard at I-275 Saturday night

Tampa - One lane will be closed in each direction of West Shore Boulevard at I-275 from 8:00 p.m. Saturday (July 12) to early-to-mid morning Sunday (July 13).

 

6-Northbound I-275 exit ramp to Lois Avenue to reopen Sunday morning

Tampa - the northbound i-275 exit ramp to Lois Avenue (exit 40b) closed Monday (June 30). It is scheduled to reopen to traffic early-to-mid morning Sunday, July 13.

Detour: motorists are advised to use exit 39a to Kennedy Boulevard to access areas west of Dale Mabry Highway, or use the Armenia Avenue (exit 42) exit for areas east of Dale Mabry.

 

 

 

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