I-75 Interchange Improvements at Big Bend Road (CR672) Update

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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) reports the following I-75 construction activities at Big Bend Road (CR672) in the Tampa Bay area. All work is weather dependent and subject to change.

I-75 ramps construction activities:

  • I-75 southbound exit ramp to eastbound Big Bend Road (Ramp A):
    • Placement of asphalt pavement north of Big Bend Rd; completed
  • I-75 southbound exit ramp to westbound Big Bend Road (Ramp A-1):
    • Embankment operations; ongoing
    • Drainage installation; completed
  • I-75 southbound entrance ramp from westbound Big Bend Road (Ramp B):
    • Construction activities; begins fall of 2023
  • I-75 southbound entrance ramp from eastbound Big Bend Road (Ramp B-1):
    • Construction activities; begins fall of 2023
  • I-75 northbound exit ramp to westbound Big Bend Road (Ramp C):
    • Construction activities; begins late summer of 2023
  • I-75 northbound exit ramp to eastbound Big Bend Road (Ramp C-1):
    • Construction activities; begins late summer of 2023
  • I-75 northbound entrance ramp from eastbound Big Bend Road (Ramp D):
    • Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) wall installation; ongoing
    • Stabilization operations; ongoing
  • I-75 northbound entrance ramp from westbound Big Bend Road (Ramp D-1):
    • Placement of earthwork material; ongoing
    • Pile driving; Phase 1 completed; Phase 2 begins summer 2023
    • Abutment and end wall construction; ongoing

Bridge and pedestrian tunnel construction activities:

  • Old Big Bend Road bridge over Bullfrog Creek (Bridge 1):
    • Pile driving; completed
    • Bridge substructure; nearing completion
    • Girder installation; begins spring 2023
  • I-75 northbound entrance ramp (Ramp D1 & Big Bend Road) over Bullfrog Creek (Bridge 2):
    • Phase 1 pile driving; completed
    • Phase 1 substructure; nearing completion
    • Phase 1 girder erection; begins spring 2023
    • Phase 2 pile driving; begins summer 2023
  • I-75 southbound exit ramp (Ramp A) over Old Big Bend Road/Big Bend Road (Bridge 3):
    • Pier construction; completed
  • I-75 southbound exit ramp (Ramp A-1) over Old Big Bend Road (Bridge 4):
    • Abutment construction; ongoing
  • I-75 northbound entrance ramp (Ramp D & D1) over Old Big Bend Road (Bridge 5):
    • Substructure construction; completed
    • Girder erection; begins spring 2023
  • Pedestrian tunnel under the I-75 northbound entrance ramp (Bridge 6):
    • Construction activities; begins spring 2023

Roadway construction activities:

  • Big Bend Road:
    • Installation of 36” water main; ongoing
    • Utility jack and bores; ongoing
    • Stormwater installation; ongoing
  • Old Big Bend Road:
    • New bridge construction over Bullfrog Creek; ongoing
    • Wet utility relocation activities; nearing completion
    • Stormwater installation; ongoing
    • Future roadway reconstruction; ongoing
    • Slope pavement under I-75; nearing completion
    • Stabilization operations; ongoing
  • Bullfrog Creek Road:
    • YMCA Pond 1; ongoing
    • Future roadway reconstruction; ongoing
    • Drainage installation; ongoing

Ongoing construction activities throughout the project limits:

  • Asphalt pavement operations
  • Bridge substructure installation
  • Embankment operations
  • Highway lighting installation
  • Jack and bore operations
  • Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) wall installation
  • Storm drainage and wet utility installation
  • Maintenance of traffic control devices, erosion control, and litter removal

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