Portion of I-75 Near Apollo Beach Will Close Overnight For Two Weeks for Overpass Construction
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UPDATE: The closure has been moved back one day. See new dates below.
Hillsborough County, Fla. (Oct. 7, 2021) - Hillsborough County will fully close northbound and southbound Interstate 75 near Apollo Beach between exits 240 and 246 during overnight hours for two weeks in October. The closure will allow construction crews to build a bridge over the interstate as part of the Paseo al Mar Boulevard construction project.
The southbound closure will be overnight from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, Sunday, Oct. 10 and Monday, Oct. 11. The northbound closure will be overnight from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12 through Thursday, Oct. 14 and again on Sunday, Oct. 17 and Monday, Oct. 18. All closures are weather permitting.
Motorists will be detoured around the work zone during the closures using Big Bend Road (CR 672) at Exit 246, U.S. Highway 301, and Sun City Center Boulevard (SR 674) at Exit 240.
The new overpass is part of the Paseo al Mar Boulevard extension that will connect residents on either side of I-75 and reduce traffic on Big Bend Road and Sun City Center Boulevard in Apollo Beach.
Questions in English or Spanish about the Paseo al Mar Boulevard project may be directed to the Customer Service Center at (813) 635-5400.