The I-75 U.S. 301 Interchange in Ellenton Construction Project Progressing
I-75 at US 301 Interchange (Exit 224): Construction project: Project will widen the I-75 from SR 64 to the Manatee River, reconfigure the I-75/US 301 interchange from a partial cloverleaf interchange to a tight diamond configuration, construct new bridges will be constructed over the Manatee River for a northbound exit ramp and a southbound entrance ramp, and US 301 improvements.
This week, crews will work on embankment and widening on I-75 and starting pile driving for the construction of the new southbound on-ramp bridge over the Manatee River.
·Motorists should expect single lane closures on I-75 during nighttime/overnight hours from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the duration of the construction.
·Motorists should expect double lane closures on I-75 northbound during nighttime/overnight hours from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the duration of the construction; double closures on I-75 southbound during the nighttime/overnight hours from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the duration of the construction.
·Motorists should expect lane closures on US 301 through the duration of the construction.
·Motorists should expect lane shifts on I-75 and US 301 through the duration of the construction.
·Drivers should exercise caution and be aware of construction vehicles entering and exiting the interstate through the duration of the construction.
Variable message signs will be in place to alert drivers that work is underway.
Estimated completion is early 2025.
Learn more about the project here: http://www.swflroads.com/i75/us301/