Published: Monday, March 11, 2013 at 8:14 p.m. Last Modified: Monday, March 11, 2013 at 10:30 p.m. State transportation officials are working on the "ultimate build-out" of Interstate 4, widening it to 10 lanes with four toll lanes, and studying whether to extend that into Volusia County.
TAMPA — One lane may be closed on eastbound and westbound I-4 between 22nd Street (Exit 1) and 50th Street (Exit 3) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday through Saturday (March 8 – 16) nights. Two lanes may be closed on eastbound and westbound I-4 after 10 p.m. and up to three lanes closed on eastbound I-4 from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. these same nights.
On Monday state officials made their pitch to the private companies bidding to make the 21-mile Interstate 4 widening from Longwood to Kirkman Road a reality. Channel 9's Racquel Asa found out it includes a speed limit that would speed drivers along. A video rendering released by the state Monday shows the new way drivers will enter and exit I-4 with the option of using express toll lanes to …
DOT officials are looking for feedback from construction crews on the proposed makeover aimed … Four express lanes will be added down the middle of I-4 and only available to EPass and SunPass drivers. Private investors are helping fund nearly $1 billion …
Florida travelers now have an easier way to navigate Interstate 4. The I-4 Exit Guide has just launched a brand new travel website that will make planning your next trip easier and more fun, whether you’re on your smartphone, tablet.
The new user experience is now available across desktops, tablets and mobile phones, and incorporates a design optimized for ‘touch’ devices such as iPads and smartphones, to make using the site on the road even easier.
I4exitguide.com boasts a clean and uncluttered user-friendly design, and includes featured content, interactive maps, and volumes of exit information.
The website provides quick and easy access to essential information about Florida’s I-4. Exit-by-exit information is listed into five categories; food, gas, lodging, camping and shopping. What’s more, the website includes real-time traffic reports, travel weather and the latest local gas prices.
In the Attractions section, visitors can learn about all the things to see and do along I-4. The Destination section focuses on the not-so-major places… the true undiscovered gems! The RoadNews section posts the latest I-4 construction information to help you avoid unnecessary delays and traffic issues.
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TAMPA — One lane may be closed on eastbound and westbound I-4 between 22nd Street (Exit 1) and 50th Street (Exit 3) from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Friday through Saturday (March 1 – 9) nights. Two lanes may be closed after 10:00 p.m. these same nights. Up to three lanes may be closed on eastbound I-4 in the same area from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Sunday through Saturday (March 3 – 9) nights.
TAMPA — Traffic will be controlled by police and paced slowly (around 20 MPH) on southbound I-275 from Sligh Avenue (Exit 48) to west of Dale Mabry Highway (Exit 41A/B) and on westbound I-4 from 50th Street/Columbus Drive (Exit 3) to I-275 two or more times between 12:01 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. Sunday (March 10). Delays of around 20-30 minutes can be expected on southbound I-275 and westbound I-4, as well as on the crossroads near the ramps at the interchanges in these areas. Also, no traffic will be allowed to enter southbound I-275 at the interchanges from Sligh Avenue to Dale Mabry Highway or on westbound I-4 at 50th Street/Columbus Drive and 21st Street until the front of the traffic pacing has passed the entrance ramps. Crews will be removing overhead sign structures.
The Florida Department of Transportation has reported that there will be lane closures on I-4 in Orange County near City of Orlando.
When:02/26/13 – 02/27/13, Tuesday – Wednesday (AM)
- Lane closures on eastbound and westbound of Interstate 4 will take place at the same time
- Single lane closures begin at 9:30 p.m.
- Double lane closures begin at 10:00 p.m.
- Triple lane closures begin at 12:30 a.m.
Traffic will be diverted to a tmporary lane on the inside shoulder. All lanes will re-open at 5:30 a.m.
TAMPA — The Florida Department of Transportation has reported that one lane may be closed on eastbound and westbound I-4 between 22nd Street (Exit 1) and 50th Street (Exit 3) from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Friday through Saturday (February 22 – March 2) nights. Two lanes may be closed after 10:00 p.m. these same nights.
However, she admitted construction was further west of the I-4 ramp last year. Drivers said they expect this year will be different. “It’s going to be terrible come race day on Sunday, because usually without any of this construction going …