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Widening in store for Race Track Road bottleneck

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Bob Self
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Florida Times-Union
Traffic moves along a two-lane portion of Race Track Road on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.

The last remaining two-lane piece of Race Track Road finally has money locked in for widening that bottleneck to four lanes, but it still will be a few years before drivers from booming bedroom communities will see construction begin.

Jacksonville City Council approved nearly $10.7 million for widening a stretch of the east-west road that hugs the Duval-St. Johns county line.

The state Department of Transportation has a separate project coming up that will build a new four-lane overpass where Race Track Road spans Interstate 95 as part of a widening project for I-95.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.