Ramp Closures Monday, February 6 and Tuesday, February 7
at I-75/University Parkway Interchange
I-75 (SR 93) / University Parkway Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) Sarasota/Bradenton: Construction Project:
Detour – I-75 Northbound Off-Ramp CLOSED at the I-75/University Parkway Interchange:
Monday, February 6. Details below:
The contractor anticipates implementing a temporary detour route at the I-75/University Parkway interchange at night/overnight Monday, February 6 between 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. to install overhead signs.
Motorists traveling north on I-75 wishing to exit at University Parkway, Exit 213 are directed to exit at westbound SR 70/Exit 217 B (north of the closure), enter southbound I-75, and exit at University Parkway/Exit 213.
Detour – I-75 Southbound Off-Ramp Closed at the I-75/University Parkway Interchange:
Tuesday, February 7. Details below:
The contractor anticipates implementing a temporary detour route at the I-75/University Parkway interchange at night/overnight Tuesday, February 7 between 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. to install overhead signs.
Motorists traveling south on I-75 wishing to exit at University Parkway, Exit 213 are directed to continue south and exit at Fruitville Road, Exit 210, travel east on Fruitville Road and enter northbound I-75, and exit at University Parkway/Exit 213.
Improvements being made as part of this project consist of constructing a diverging diamond interchange, adding an auxiliary lane on northbound and southbound I-75, constructing new bridges on I-75 over University Parkway, widening of University Parkway, widening of I-75 bridges over Errie Creek and Foley Creek, realignment of on-ramps and off-ramps at I-75/University Parkway, addition of ponds, drainage improvements, new lighting and signalization, construction of a noise wall on the west side of I-75, sidewalks, bike lanes, and pedestrian walkways. Expected completion is fall 2017. The contractor is Prince Contracting, LLC. For additional information, please visit the project website at http://www.swflroads.com/i75/university/