Bridge Demolition To Cause Road Closures Between Interstate 595 and Florida's Turnpike

All lanes of the northbound Florida’s Turnpike at the I-595 interchange will be closed from 5 p.m. Saturday to 1 p.m. Sunday

By Maria Camila Bernal
|  Friday, Apr 5, 2013  |  Updated 10:56 PM EDT
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The bridge that connected Interstate 595 and the southbound Florida’s Turnpike will be demolished Saturday to open a work zone in the area, the Florida Department of Transportation said.

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The demolition will cause road closures that will start Saturday at 6 a.m. and last through Sunday at 1 p.m.

The closures include:

  • All lanes of the northbound Florida’s Turnpike at the I-595 interchange will be closed from 5 p.m. Saturday to 1 p.m. Sunday.
  • Two lanes of the northbound Florida’s Turnpike at the I-595 interchange will be closed from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
  • Two lanes of the southbound Florida’s Turnpike at the I-595 interchange will be closed from 6 a.m. Saturday to 1 p.m. Sunday. 
  • One lane of the ramp from I-595 to the southbound Florida’s Turnpike will be closed from 6 a.m. Saturday to 1 p.m. Sunday.

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The bridge that will be demolished was replaced on March 22 as part of the ongoing efforts to eliminate weaving movements at the Florida’s Turnpike interchange.

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