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Jacksonville’s Main Street Bridge will close this weekend from 6:30 Friday night until 6 a.m. Sunday for work on the mechanism that raises the roadway to allow boats to pass underneath.

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Increased traffic is expected over the weekend as a result of an influx of activities in downtown Jacksonville.

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If you were planning to use the Mathews or Hart Bridges this weekend, you may want to reconsider your travel plan.

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Motorists planning to use the Mathews Bridge to get to Arlington this weekend should look for another path.

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Maintenance work on Jacksonville’s Mathews Bridge means lane closures and detours this weekend.


Drivers on Interstate-95 southbound who are used to getting in the left lane on the Fuller Warren Bridge to exit onto Atlantic Boulevard will need to break that habit in a hurry this weekend.


The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is planning to suspend all service Wednesday night at 9 based on the path of the winter storm.

Snow, Ice Closes Some Bridges In Georgia, I-10 Reopens

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The following bridges were affected Wednesday:

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The AAA auto club and Budweiser are offering free towing over the holidays for First Coast drivers who party just a little too hard.


If you drive downtown on the Bay Street, Union Street, Liberty Street, or a variety of other downtown streets, you might run into slowdowns over a five night stretch as Mathews Expressway traffic is detoured for paving work.


Another traffic project is about to get underway in Jacksonville.

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Florida drivers can expect to see a lot more troopers on state roadways over the holidays.


One of the lingering effects of Hurricane Irma has come to an end Friday in Clay County.


The planned traffic shift for this weekend along Interstate 95 southbound on the Fuller Warren Bridge has been postponed because of the weather forecast, according to Florida Department of Transportation spokeswoman Odette Struys.


On Saturday, Dec. 2, the Florida Department of Transportation plans to to shift traffic onto temporary pavement at the Interstate 95 northbound ramp to A1A/State Road 200 at exit 373.