Florida Department of TRANSPORTATION

I-295 Express Lanes from I-95 to the Buckman Bridge

Overview

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) began construction in October 2014 to add express lanes on the I-295 West Beltway from the Buckman Bridge to I-95 (5.7 miles). Express lanes are an innovative concept to manage traffic congestion and ultimately provide choices for motorists. These new lanes will provide more capacity in areas where traffic congestion is a major problem.

Express lanes are known as an “expressway within an expressway” where express lanes are separated from the general use lanes. The I-295 Express Lanes will be a separate tolled facility from the general use lanes. The concept provides a choice for travelers along I-295. The toll rate will vary depending on the amount of traffic in the lanes. The existing lanes on the I-295 West Beltway will remain free.

Lane closures and even occasional detours on I-295, on cross roads and at interchanges will be necessary during construction, but efforts will be made to minimize traffic disruption and restrict closures to off-peak hours, including during the night.

In addition, construction noise may be especially loud during installation of concrete columns for the noise walls.

Construction will include noise walls, drainage, utilities and road widening. Construction work will be along the outside of I-295 and along the median.

Noise wall construction will begin early in the project and continue as road widening, bridge construction and drainage work move forward. Noise should be anticipated during construction of the noise walls as concrete columns are installed for the foundation of the walls. At project completion, the walls will help reduce road noise for residents and businesses located near I-295.

Visit www.northfloridaexpress.com for full details regarding this future project.

Traffic Impacts

I-295 East Beltway traffic impacts
August 10-16, 2019

Nighttime lane closures over Alta Drive Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for routine overpass maintenance.

Nighttime lane closures over Beach Boulevard Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for routine overpass maintenance.

Nighttime lane closures from Philips Highway to UNF Drive from Philips Highway to UNF Drive Sunday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for road work and to install barrier wall.

Nighttime closure of off-ramp from I-295 East Beltway eastbound to Pulaski Road Sunday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for road work. Follow detour.

Nighttime lane closures from Pulaski Road to Biscayne Boulevard Sunday 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for road work.

I-295 West Beltway traffic impacts
August 10-16, 2019

Daytime lane closures from Trout River Bridge to Biscayne Boulevard Wednesday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for road work.

Nighttime southbound lane closures from U.S. 17 to San Jose Boulevard Saturday from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m., Sunday from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Friday from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. to install roadway markings.

Nighttime lane closures over U.S. 90 and CSX railroad tracks Sunday through Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for routine overpass maintenance.

Project Photos

Project Documents

Express lanes October 2014
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Project Details

Project Start:October 2014
Expected Completion:Spring 2019
Cost:$89 million
Project #:213345-7
RoadsInterstate 295
CountiesDuval
CitiesJacksonville

Contact

Hampton Ray
386-269-3607

I-295 Express Lanes from I-95 to the Buckman Bridge

Overview

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) began construction in October 2014 to add express lanes on the I-295 West Beltway from the Buckman Bridge to I-95 (5.7 miles). Express lanes are an innovative concept to manage traffic congestion and ultimately provide choices for motorists. These new lanes will provide more capacity in areas where traffic congestion is a major problem.

Express lanes are known as an “expressway within an expressway” where express lanes are separated from the general use lanes. The I-295 Express Lanes will be a separate tolled facility from the general use lanes. The concept provides a choice for travelers along I-295. The toll rate will vary depending on the amount of traffic in the lanes. The existing lanes on the I-295 West Beltway will remain free.

Lane closures and even occasional detours on I-295, on cross roads and at interchanges will be necessary during construction, but efforts will be made to minimize traffic disruption and restrict closures to off-peak hours, including during the night.

In addition, construction noise may be especially loud during installation of concrete columns for the noise walls.

Construction will include noise walls, drainage, utilities and road widening. Construction work will be along the outside of I-295 and along the median.

Noise wall construction will begin early in the project and continue as road widening, bridge construction and drainage work move forward. Noise should be anticipated during construction of the noise walls as concrete columns are installed for the foundation of the walls. At project completion, the walls will help reduce road noise for residents and businesses located near I-295.

Visit www.northfloridaexpress.com for full details regarding this future project.

Project Details

Project Start:October 2014
Expected Completion:Spring 2019
Cost:$89 million
Project #:213345-7
RoadsInterstate 295
CountiesDuval
CitiesJacksonville

Contact

Hampton Ray
386-269-3607

Traffic Impacts

I-295 East Beltway traffic impacts
August 10-16, 2019

Nighttime lane closures over Alta Drive Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for routine overpass maintenance.

Nighttime lane closures over Beach Boulevard Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for routine overpass maintenance.

Nighttime lane closures from Philips Highway to UNF Drive from Philips Highway to UNF Drive Sunday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for road work and to install barrier wall.

Nighttime closure of off-ramp from I-295 East Beltway eastbound to Pulaski Road Sunday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for road work. Follow detour.

Nighttime lane closures from Pulaski Road to Biscayne Boulevard Sunday 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for road work.

I-295 West Beltway traffic impacts
August 10-16, 2019

Daytime lane closures from Trout River Bridge to Biscayne Boulevard Wednesday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for road work.

Nighttime southbound lane closures from U.S. 17 to San Jose Boulevard Saturday from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m., Sunday from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Friday from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. to install roadway markings.

Nighttime lane closures over U.S. 90 and CSX railroad tracks Sunday through Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for routine overpass maintenance.

Project Documents

Express lanes October 2014

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