TRAFFIC WATCH: 444 days of bridge repairs ahead

- Bridge repairs could impact the commutes of Bay Area drivers of the next few months. 

The project includes repair and rehabilitation work on I-275, US 19, SR 55 and the Skyway Bridge.

The M&J Construction Company said it will commence work on the project toward the end of September and will last more than a year -- 444 working days, to be exact. They said they hope to have the project wrapped up by December, 2017, but Florida weather could slow the process. 

Workers will be scheduled nearly round-the-clock, in an effort to wrap things up as quickly as possible. 

The areas targeted for repair include:

- I-275 southbound over Bunce's Pass
- Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay
- Dick Misener Bridges southbound and northbound

The state Department of Transportation said the impact on commuters should be minimal and they do not expect delays.

Editor's note: The initial version of this article incorrectly referenced FDOT as the source of this information. This version has been updated to reflect the correct source.

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