First Alert Traffic: I-75 road closures and construction

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CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Florida Department of Transportation has a construction project on I-75 that will widen lanes from four to six lanes from exits 161 to exit 174. 

Exit 161 is at N. Jones Loop Road and exit 164 is US-17, the construction will widen approximately of four miles. 

The project also includes roadway safety improvements and bridge work under I-75 on N. Jones Loop Road, US 17, and Marion Avenue/Riverside Drive. 

Motorists should expect Marion Avenue/ Riverside Dr. fully closed under I-75. This closure is scheduled to remain in place until late spring 2018, weather permitting.

  • Motorists on Marion Avenue, west of the interstate may use Marion Avenue to Marlympia Way to reach US 17. 
  • Motorists on Riverside Drive, east of the interstate may use Riverside Drive to Regent Road to reach US 17.