Bruce B. Downs/I-75 Flyover Project

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The $41 million Florida Department of Transportation project is underway at the intersection of Bruce B. Downs and I-75.  Construction is expected to last two years and motorists can expect road closures and detours.  When complete, the new flyover ramp will allow drivers travelling south on BBD to access I-75 south without stopping at a traffic light.  According to the Tampa Tribune, the project timetable is as follows:

  • Mid-March to Summer 2007-Driving test piles into the ground.
  • March 2007-Install temporary barrier wall along the left lanes in each direction of I-75.
  • March 2007 to Fall 2008-Work at the BBD entrance ramps to northbound I-75.
  • March 2007-Set barrier wall along right lands and traffic shifts on BBD in both directions.
  • Summer 2007-Driving production piles into the ground.
  • Summer 2007-Pond excavations.
  • Summer 2007-Summer 2008-Work on southbound should area of I-75.
  • Fall 2007 to Spring 2008-Work on approach to flyover bridge.
  • Fall 2007-First steel beams set on flyover bridge.
  • Spring-Summer 2008-Pour concrete decks on flyover bridge.
  • Summer to Fall 2008-Work on BBD entrance ramp to southbound I-75.
  • Fall 2008-Open new southbound I-75 land.
  • Fall 2008-Have BBD in its final configuration.
  • End of 2008-Early 2009-Open flyover bridge.

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