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Project Details
Work Type Interchange Improvements
Phase Construction
Limits I-75 at CR 672 (Big Bend Rd)
Project Start December 6, 2021
City
County
Road
Construction Cost $81.7 million
Estimated Completion Summer 2025
Contractor Skanska USA Civil Southeast, Inc.
About

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Due to the rapid growth in the South County area, the Florida Department of Transportation has partnered with Hillsborough County to develop long-term solutions to help alleviate traffic congestion by reconstructing the I-75 interchange at CR 672 (Big Bend Road) Exit 246.

Improvements on this design-build project include:

  • adding a new northbound I-75 entrance ramp from westbound Big Bend Road
  • adding a new southbound I-75 exit ramp to westbound Big Bend Road
  • increasing the storage area at the base of the northbound I-75 exit ramp by adding a left-turn lane onto westbound Big Bend Road 
  • extending the southbound I-75 exit ramp lane approaching Big Bend Road and adding dual right-turn lanes to westbound Big Bend Road
  • adding a triple right-turn lane controlled by a signal from the southbound I-75 exit ramp to eastbound Big Bend Road
  • adding signalized dual left-turn movements from westbound Big Bend Road to southbound I-75 and eastbound Big Bend Road to northbound I-75
  • widening Big Bend Road between Covington Garden Drive and Simmons Loop from a 4-lane divided road to 6 lanes featuring enhanced pedestrian, bicycle, and bus facilities
  • rebuilding the Old Big Bend Road and Big Bend Road bridges

Construction activities are estimated to finish in summer 2025. 

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Contact Information
Project Information
Maricelle Venegas
813-975-6204
roadwork@dot.state.fl.us
Media Contact
Kris Carson
813-975-6060
Kristen.Carson@dot.state.fl.us
Closures
  • I-75 interchange at Big Bend Road (Exit 246)
    Lane closures: Sunday, December 4 through Thursday, December 8 nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (northbound)

    CR 672 (Big Bend Road and Old Big Bend Road) from Kings Lake Drive to Simmons Loop
    Night lane closures: Sunday, December 4 through Thursday, December 8 nights from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
    Day lane closures: Sunday, December 4 through Friday, December 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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