I-75 Resurfacing and Reconstruction

600px-I-75_svgWithin the year, all 38 miles of I-75 in Alachua County will be resurfaced and reconstructed. If you count lane miles (the length of the road multiplied by all six lanes) that’s 228 miles of roadway that will be updated. An average of 60,000 vehicles travel this stretch of interstate daily, so during the construction it is important to stay informed. Check lane closures and other project information at nflroads.com.Alachua County’s I-75 corridor is divided into four resurfacing projects, costing an estimated combined total of $54 million. Two of these projects are underway, and two more will begin within the next several months. Motorists can expect multiple lane closures during day and night, and uneven lanes while crews remove the old road surface and apply two new layers of asphalt.

I-75_ 5 projects Map blog

Alachua County map, highlighting the boundaries of each I-75 project.

Columbia County line south to U.S. 441 in Alachua
The 9-mile segment between the Columbia County line and north of U.S. 441 (Exit 399) in Alachua began in March and is scheduled for completion in spring 2016. This $11.4 million project also includes improvements to the County Road 236 (Exit 404) interchange.

U.S. 441 in Alachua south to Northwest 39th Avenue in Gainesville
This $23.2 million project, which began in September, takes up north of U.S. 441, and continues south 13 miles to south of Northwest 39th Avenue (State Road 222-Exit 390) in Gainesville. This project features safety improvements at the Exit 390 interchange where FDOT will extend and widen the northbound off ramp, alleviating traffic and preventing it from
backing up onto the interstate.

I-75-SR 222 NB exit ramp Concept-1

Configuration of new I-75 northbound off ramp at Exit 39

The northbound lanes of U.S. 441 under the I-75 overpass at Exit 399 in Alachua will also be lowered and reconstructed to provide additional height clearance under the overpass. A temporary traffic pattern will be implemented for three months during this construction. FDOT will hold a project information open house on October 27 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Park-and-Ride Lot located at the interchange.

I-75 US 441 lane Shift MapFINAL

Temporary Traffic Pattern on U.S. 441 at Exit 399

Northwest 39th Avenue to Williston Road
The final 7-mile segment in Gainesville between Williston Road and Northwest 39th Avenue will begin in mid-2016 and take
approximately a year to complete.

Williston Road to the Marion County Line
Scheduled to begin in early 2016, nine miles will be resurfaced between the Marion County line and Williston Road (State Road 121-Exit 382) at a cost of$12.6 million. The project should be completed in early 2017.

Know Before You Go! Use 511 to find out if your route has any traffic incidents by dialing 5-1-1, or go to www.fl511.com. Sign up to receive free personalized alerts by phone, text or e-mail.

FDOT reminds all travelers to check 511 before traveling, have a passenger check 511 or pull over to avoid distracted driving.

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