I-595 flyover ramp nearly raised 18 inches
Construction workers to lift onramps
Construction crews are nearly finished raising an entire flyover bridge 18 inches into the air using hydraulic jacks as part of the $1.2 billion Interstate 595 Express Lane construction project.
At of 11 p.m. Sunday, a spokesperson for the project said the ramp had been raised nearly 17 inches. The ramp is raised 1 inch each hour.
READ: University Dr. interchange closure
The flyover ramp from southbound University Drive to eastbound I-595 will be closed for 120 days, officials said.
The project will be done in 2014.
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