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.