I-275 closing overnight at Westshore Blvd. in Tampa - WFLA News Channel 8

I-275 closing overnight at Westshore Blvd. in Tampa

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

Late-night drivers, listen up: Interstate 275 will be closed in both directions on Monday night.

The road will close at Westshore Boulevard starting at 11:30 p.m. It is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday morning at 5:30 a.m.

The closure is part of the widening of I-275 from State Road 60 to the Hillsborough River.

Check out these detours provided by the Florida Department of Transportation:

*DETOUR for Northbound I-275: Use Exit 39A to eastbound SR 60 (Kennedy Blvd). Go east on Kennedy to West Shore Boulevard, then turn left onto West Shore and go north to the northbound I-275 entrance ramp.

*DETOUR for Southbound I-275: Use Exit 40A to West Shore Boulevard. Turn right at the bottom of the ramp and go north to Cypress Street. Turn left and go west on Cypress. Turn left to enter southbound I-275 after crossing under SR 60 (Memorial).

*DETOUR for Eastbound SR 60 to Northbound I-275: Continue past I-275 loop entrance ramp onto eastbound Kennedy Boulevard. Turn left onto West Shore Boulevard and go north to the northbound I-275 entrance ramp.

*DETOUR for Southbound I-275 to Westbound SR 60: Use Exit 40A to West Shore Boulevard. Turn right at the bottom of the ramp and go north on West Shore Boulevard. Turn left onto Spruce Street and go west to the westbound SR 60 ramp next to Tampa International Airport.

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