For additional information on the current situation, please visit the alerts page. FDOT Emergency Travel Alert: For information on the current situation, please visit the following page - Alerts.

Florida Department of TRANSPORTATION

For additional information on the current situation, please visit the alerts page. FDOT Emergency Travel Alert: For information on the current situation, please visit the following page - Alerts.

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
November 9-15, 2019

Nighttime lane closures from U.S. 17 to Biscayne Road Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for shoulder work.

Daytime lane closures from New Berlin Road to Heckscher Drive Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for landscape work.

Nighttime lane closures 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 road closure from Philips Highway to State Road 9B Wednesday and Thursday from midnight to 5 a.m. for overhead sign work. Follow detour.

I-295 West Beltway traffic impacts
November 9-15, 2019

Nighttime lane closures from Trout River Bridge to Biscayne Boulevard Sunday and Monday from 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. and nighttime lane closures Tuesday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for road work.

Nighttime lane closures from U.S. 17 to San Jose Boulevard Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. for road work.

Project Photos

Project Documents

Express lanes October 2014
No Events at this time.

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
November 9-15, 2019

Nighttime lane closures from U.S. 17 to Biscayne Road Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for shoulder work.

Daytime lane closures from New Berlin Road to Heckscher Drive Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for landscape work.

Nighttime lane closures 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 road closure from Philips Highway to State Road 9B Wednesday and Thursday from midnight to 5 a.m. for overhead sign work. Follow detour.

I-295 West Beltway traffic impacts
November 9-15, 2019

Nighttime lane closures from Trout River Bridge to Biscayne Boulevard Sunday and Monday from 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. and nighttime lane closures Tuesday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for road work.

Nighttime lane closures from U.S. 17 to San Jose Boulevard Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. for road work.

Project Documents

Express lanes October 2014

Project Photos

 
Link to FDOT's Facebook page (opens new browser window) Link to FDOT's Twitter page (opens new browser window) Link to FDOT's YouTube page (opens new browser window) Link to FDOT's Wordpress page (opens new browser window) Link to FDOT's Multimedia page (opens new browser window) Link to FDOT's RSS page (opens new browser window)

Florida Department of Transportation

Consistent, Predictable, Repeatable