Traffic shifts at I-95 Southbound and Butler Boulevard planned
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Motorists traveling from westbound Butler Boulevard (JTB) to southbound I-95 will begin using a new ramp Friday morning.
The new ramp will guide motorists to a new overpass merging onto southbound I-95.
The shift will begin Thursday night to open the ramp for motorists Friday morning. The shift is part of the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) I-95 and JTB Interchange Improvement Project.
A second shift is tentatively scheduled Jan. 28. Motorists traveling southbound I-95 will shift to the right just north of JTB and continue over a newly constructed overpass over JTB. The exit ramp to JTB (Exit 344) remains open.
A video clip is available at https://youtu.be/u95jlau4Zks.
The traffic shifts will enable construction crews to remove the existing structure so they can begin building a new overpass on southbound I-95 over Butler Boulevard.
Motorists are encouraged to watch for changing traffic patterns.
Up-to-date lane closure information is available on the project website at www.nflroads.com/95andbutler. A project hotline number has been established to assist the public with questions and concerns: 904-491-2133.
For more information regarding FDOT projects around the Northeast Florida area, please visit http://nflroads.com.
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