Thu. Jul 18th, 2019

New Ivanhoe Boulevard ramp closed

New Ivanhoe Boulevard ramp closed Hide Transcript Show Transcript JOINS US LIVE, AND, GAIL, WHAT IS THE PROBLEM EXACTLY? . GAIL: IT IS SOMETHING THAT INSPECTORS DO NOT LIKE. BEHIND ME IS THE TEMPORARY 1-4 WESTBOUND EXIT RAMP TO IVANHOE BOULEVARD. BUT AS YOU SEE, IT’S CLOSED. IT JUST OPENED EARLY THURSDAY. FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF…
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New Ivanhoe Boulevard ramp closed


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JOINS US LIVE, AND, GAIL, WHAT IS THE PROBLEM EXACTLY? . GAIL: IT IS SOMETHING THAT INSPECTORS DO NOT LIKE. BEHIND ME IS THE TEMPORARY 1-4 WESTBOUND EXIT RAMP TO IVANHOE BOULEVARD. BUT AS YOU SEE, IT’S CLOSED. IT JUST OPENED EARLY THURSDAY. FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS SAY JUST A FEW HOURS AFTER OPENING THEY SAW THEY NEEDED TO SHUT IT DOWN. HIGHWAY PLANNERS SAID THE EX WAS NOT SETTING UP RIGHT, AND THE PEOPLE ARE HAVING TO MAKE DECISIONS MORE QUICKLY, AND WHEN THEY DID, THE MOVEMENTS WERE WHAT A SPOKESPERON CALLED KIND OF HERKY JERKY. SO SAFETY CHANGES WILL TAKE PLACE. >> SO WE’RE LOOKING AT MAYBE WIDENING THE PROFILE OF THAT EXIT RAMP AND MAYBE THE ENTRANCE AREA AS WELL. WE’RE LOOKING AT WHAT CAN WE DO FOR ADVANCE NOTICE THAT PEOPLE CAN GET OFF THE INTERSTATE SAFELY HERE. GAIL: FDOT HOPES TO HAVE THE RAMP REOPENED BY EARLY NEXT WEEK. STEVE OLSON SAYS ABOUT 3,000 PEOPLE USE THE RAMP DAILY, SO THE WORK WILL DONE AT NIGHT AND DURING NON-PEAK HOURS. THE DETOUR FOR THIS TEMPORARY CLOSURE IS FOR YOU TO CONTINUE WEST ON I-4 TO THE COLONIAL DRIVE EXIT, THEN TURN LEFT ONTO EASTBOUND COLONIAL DRIVE, TURN LEFT ONTO NORTHBOUND MAGNOLIA AVENUE, AND CONTINUE ON UNTIL YOU GET TO THE IVANHOE BOULEVARD AREA. THIS IS ALL PART OF THE $2.3 BILLION I-4 ULTIMATE PROJECT. CHANGE ARE HAPPENING OFTEN AND OVERNIGHT, SO PLEASE BE VIGILA

New Ivanhoe Boulevard ramp closed

Some new trouble is on the way for drivers regarding the I-4 Ultimate project.Crews have shut down the new westbound Ivanhoe Boulevard ramp to downtown Orlando just after its official opening this week.The Florida Department of Transportation says the exit was not set up correctly and people are having to make decisions more quickly.Safety changes will take place.FDOT hopes to have the ramp re-opened by early next week.

ORLANDO, Fla. —

Some new trouble is on the way for drivers regarding the I-4 Ultimate project.

Crews have shut down the new westbound Ivanhoe Boulevard ramp to downtown Orlando just after its official opening this week.

The Florida Department of Transportation says the exit was not set up correctly and people are having to make decisions more quickly.

Safety changes will take place.

FDOT hopes to have the ramp re-opened by early next week.

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