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GAINESVILLE – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will temporarily close the I-75 southbound rest area at Paynes Prairie Tuesday, August 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the I-75 northbound rest area at Paynes Prairie Wednesday, August 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to allow for routine maintenance, weather and schedule permitting.

The next rest area for northbound traffic is in Columbia County at mile marker 413 and the next rest area for southbound traffic is in Marion County at mile marker 346

August means back to school! Kids walk, bike, and wait for the school bus in the early morning hours. Motorists should always obey school speed zone limits and never drive distracted. Help keep our kids safe! Learn more about Florida’s statewide initiative to reduce transportation-related crashes by visiting TargetZeroFL.com.

Drivers seeking real-time traffic alerts are encouraged to visit www.FL511.com or download the FL511 app prior to their journey.

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