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Traffic Shift, New Ramp Coming to Marine Boulevard in Jacksonville

RALEIGH - Motorists traveling on Marine Boulevard/U.S. 17 Bypass South this weekend will see a new traffic pattern as crews start construction of the new sections of U.S. 17 Bypass and Marine Boulevard.Starting Saturday morning, traffic will be detoured through Jacksonville along Marine Boulevard/U.S. 17 Business South. The traffic shift will be in place until late March.

The road work will require intermittent lane closures in the area. Drivers are advised to drive with caution and allow extra travel time to reach their destination.

Another change scheduled for this weekend is the opening of a new ramp for Marine Boulevard/U.S. 17 Business North traffic to access U.S. 17 Bypass South. Crews will begin opening the ramp Friday evening after 6 p.m.

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2/19/2018 7:51 AM

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