The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is suspending most construction-related lane closures on I-75 and other major state roads, for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
There will be no work requiring lane restrictions from Wednesday, November 25, though, Sunday, November 29. All major roads will be open to normal traffic.
Although no construction closures are scheduled over the holiday weekend, existing work zones will remain in effect; drivers may encounter construction workers and reduced speed limits.
Motorists are reminded to use caution while traveling through work zones and around barricades – equipment and temporary traffic configurations may remain in place.
FDOT is encouraging drivers to allow extra travel time and to use extra caution in existing work zones along state highways. Drivers are urged to make sure they buckle up, along with their passengers.
FDOT and other safety agencies also ask drivers to obey speed limits, get adequate rest before traveling, avoid distractions and never drink and drive.
Drivers also are urged to be prepared for unscheduled highway closures due to accidents, disabled vehicles or other events.
Motorists should be alert to changing weather conditions while
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