Marion County - Travelers exitingInterstate 75 (I-75) northbound onto the State Road (SR) 326 off-ramp mayexperience congestion because of construction. The right-turn lane of the SR326 off- ramp is temporarily closed. The lane will be closed until late March.
Message signs are in place to alert motorists to beprepared to stop.
The closure is part of the Florida Department ofTransportation improvement project on I-75 from north of US Highway 27 (SR 500)to the Alachua County Line. Until the ramp re-opens, heavy congestion isexpected during peak hours of travel around this exit. When construction iscompleted, the ramp will have an additional lane which will dramatically reducetraffic congestion.
Motorists should stay alert in construction zones,and allow for additional travel time.
Schedule is weather permitting; schedule updateswill be posted on www.CFLRoads.com.
For construction related questions and comments,please contact Public Information Coordinator Shemir Wiles, 352-427-4054 or Shemir.Wiles@dot.state.fl.us.
Media inquiries should bedirected to the Public Information Office, 386-943-5473 or Jessica.Ottaviano@dot.state.fl.us.
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