FDOT Traffic Advisory
SR 70 Ramp to I-75 Southbound to Close Beginning Friday, June 18 at 11pm
BARTOW, Fla. – On Friday, June 18, 2021 at 11 p.m. crews will begin to shift SR 70 motorists accessing I-75 southbound in Manatee County.
By Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 5 a.m., the SR 70 on-ramp to I-75 southbound will be closed for reconstruction until early November.
To access I-75 southbound, SR 70 westbound motorists will proceed underneath the I-75 bridge and turn right onto the I-75 southbound on-ramp.
Motorists travelling SR 70 eastbound will make a left-turn at the next signal past Tara Boulevard onto the I-75 southbound on-ramp. Signage and pavement markings will assist in directing motorists to the southbound on-ramp.
Motorists are urged to exercise caution and expect delays. Law enforcement officers will be present during the traffic shift.
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