I-4 closures planned in Polk County

Published On: Mar 27 2014 03:02:48 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 28 2014 03:21:10 PM EDT

The Florida Department of Transportation announced there will be road closures along Interstate 4 in Polk County over the weekend.

The closures will affect I-4 traffic in Lakeland on Saturday and Sunday, FDOT said, as CSX makes railroad track repairs at the Kathleen Road overpass.

I-4 will close westbound from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Regional traffic will leave I-4 westbound at exit 41 and follow the Polk Parkway to I-4 westbound.

I-4 will close eastbound from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. I-4 eastbound at exit 27 and follow the Polk Parkway to I-4 eastbound.

Tolls on the Polk Parkway will be suspended during the detour, FDOT says.

FDOT recommends drivers allow extra travel time during the weekend.

Check Local 6's Timesaver Traffic page for live traffic updates.


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