MARION COUNTY, Fla. – Motorists traveling on Interstate 75 between exit 341 (County Road 484) and exit 358 (County Road 326) will experience concurrent temporary lane closures and traffic pacing (rolling roadblock) during evening hours the week of Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2012. The lane closures are scheduled to take place between 8 p.m.-5 a.m., with the traffic pacing operation taking place simultaneously between midnight-5 a.m. The construction work, which will begin on the southbound lanes and continue to the northbound lanes, will be completed as part of the Southwest 42nd Street Flyover Project.
Work affecting the southbound lanes (from exit 358 at County Road 326 through the construction zone) is scheduled to occur between 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27, and 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Southbound on-ramps at exit 358 (County Road 326), exit 354 (U.S. Highway 27), exit 352 (State Road 40) and exit 350 (State Road 200) will experience temporary closures during the traffic pacing activity.
Work affecting the northbound lanes (from the Marion County line through the construction zone) is scheduled to occur between 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, and 5 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31. Northbound on-ramps at the rest area and weigh stations near exit 341 (County Road 484) will experience temporary closures during the traffic pacing activity.
Construction signs, barricades and barriers will guide motorists through and around work areas. Motorists should plan for delays or use alternate routes when possible.
Adverse weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances may affect the work schedule. For the latest construction work schedule during that week call 352-671-8686.