Media Alert January 8, 2021 Contact Information: Kym Graves, Project Information Officer Kym@SelmonExtension.com 813-613-2306
FDOT: FULL CLOSURE SCHEDULED ON HOWARD FRANKLAND BRIDGE NEXT WEEKEND
Beginning on Saturday, January 16, 2021, the Florida Department of Transportation will close all I-275 travel lanes on the Howard Frankland Bridge from 8 pm until noon Sunday, January 17, 2021, weather permitting.
Electronic message boards and temporary signage will assist I-275 northbound and southbound motorists traveling around this closure via the posted detour route using Roosevelt Boulevard, Gandy Boulevard, and Dale Mabry Highway.
Other roadways (Roosevelt Boulevard, Bayside Bridge, Courtney Campbell Causeway, and Memorial Highway) will remain accessible and may provide an alternate route if needed.
This closure is necessary for crews to remove the 4th Street North (SR 687) bridge over I-275 as part of the Gateway Expressway project.
SELMON EXTENSION CONSTRUCTION ALERTS WEEK OF JANUARY 9 -15, 2021
- Intermittent lane closures in effect north of Westshore/Gandy Boulevard intersection through mid-February between 8 pm – 6 am.
- Crosswalk closure still in effect (between Westshore Office Center and Circle K) along the west side of Westshore Boulevard.
- A yield sign remains in place at the bottom off-ramp onto westbound Gandy Boulevard from the Expressway.
- Sidewalk closure remains in place on eastbound Gandy Boulevard between the Dale Mabry Highway interchange and Lois Avenue.