Tampa, Florida -- A heads up for commuters: Interstate 275's northbound exit ramp to Lois Avenue has temporarily.

The northbound exit (40B) closed around 9:45 p.m. Monday, and will be shut down for approximately 12 days. The Florida Department of Transportation says the closure is needed in preparation for a major shift of the northbound I-275 lanes in the coming weeks.

10 News' Traffic Reporter Holley Sinn on the Lois Avenue exit closure and detours motorists should be aware of.

Motorists are advised to use Exit 39A to Kennedy Boulevard to access areas west of Dale Mabry Highway, or use the Dale Mabry (Exit 41A) or Armenia Avenue (Exit 42) exits for areas east of Dale Mabry.

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