Road Information

Interstate 275 in Florida    
Total Mileage in State: 60 miles
Northern End: At I-75, near Wesley Chapel
Southern End: At I-75, near Palmetto
Mileage covered in Photos: 60 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Manatee, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco
Major Junctions in Photos: I-175, in St. Petersburg
I-375, in St. Petersburg
I-4, in Tampa
US 92, in Tampa
I-75, near Wesley Chapel
Control Cities in Photos: St. Petersburg, Tampa
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Northbound

Southern Terminus to Exit 23
   

Interstate 275 North begins here at Exit 228 off Interstate 75 North.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 0.5, as the ramp curves to the west.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North passing under the flyover ramp from I-275 South to I-75 North.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 1.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 2 to Port Manatee.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Exit 2 is the final exit before the toll plaza for the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 2: US 41 - Palmetto / Bradenton  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

This mileage sign states that St. Petersburg lies 15 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North as it crosses the Terra Ceia River.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

The speed limit decreases to 65 mph on Interstate 275 North as you approach the toll plaza 1 mile ahead.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 5.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North approaching the toll plaza for the Sunshine Skyway Bridge - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

The toll due for cars is $1.25 as of the time this photo was taken.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Sunpass account holders should keep left at the toll plaza.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Wide loads should use the rightmost toll lane.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

This sign shows the toll costs for cars and vehicles with more than two axles. Each additional axle costs $1.25.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

As this sign reads, toll violations are photo enforced.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North nearing the Sunshine Skyway Bridge toll plaza.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

A close-up view of the toll plaza.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Be alert for fog and smoke.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at the South Skyway Fishing Pier / Rest Area.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

The speed limit remains 65 mph across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge and beyond it for a good bit.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 7.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North / US 19 North reassurance shields.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

At mile marker 8, Interstate 275 North begins to cross the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Only emergency stopping is permitted on the bridge.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

View along Interstate 275 North on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 8.5.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North briefly touches into Hillsborough County on the Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 9 on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 9.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

View along Interstate 275 North on the Skyway Bridge, approaching the peak.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Another view approaching the peak of the bridge. Again, only emergency stopping is permitted.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Emergency call box on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. These few on the bridge are the only ones remaining on Florida's Interstate highways after they were removed in 2014.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

This sign states that no stopping or standing on the bridge is permitted.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Another emergency call box on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

View on the Skyway Bridge as it begins its descent heading northbound.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Another view on Interstate 275 North from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 11.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Another view on the descent of the Skyway Bridge heading northbound.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 11.5.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 12.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at the North Skyway Fishing Pier / Rest Area  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 13.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North enters the St. Petersburg city limits at mile marker 14.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

The speed limit remains 65 mph through the St. Petersburg area.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at the Scenic View Area at mile marker 14.5.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 275 North. Tampa is still 30 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

At mile marker 15, you can see the southbound toll plaza for the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 16: Skyway Lane / Pinellas Point Dr  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Overhead sign listing the distances to the three exits to South Beach.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

This overhead sign lists the distances to the two exits for North Beach.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North approaching Exit 17 - 1/2 mile on the left.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 17 to Eckerd College and Ft Desoto Park.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 17: FL 682 West / US 19 North - Pinellas Bayway / St. Pete Beach  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

View of the ramp for Exit 17.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 18.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exits 18, 20, or 22 to Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 18 to Stetson University College of Law and Gulfport.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 18: 26th Ave S  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 20 to Treasure Island.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 20: 31st St S  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North approaching Exit 22 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exits 22 and 23 to Museums, Sundial and Downtown Waterfront.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

This overhead sign lists the distances to the exits for the two main spurs into downtown St. Petersburg, Interstate 175 and Interstate 375.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 22 to The Dali Museum, USF St. Petersburg, and Mahaffey Theater.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North approaching Exit 22.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 22: Interstate 175 East - Tropicana Field  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 23: Interstate 375 - The Pier  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Exit 23 to Northern Terminus
   

Interstate 275 North at Exit 24: 22nd Ave N  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 25 to Madeira Beach and Redington Beaches.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 24.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 25: 38th Ave N  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

The speed limit remains 65 mph.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 26B to Lealman and Kenneth City.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 26A: 54th Ave N Eastbound  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 26B: 54th Ave N Westbound  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 28 to Gandy Blvd and Indian Shores.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

This sign warns of a long bridge ahead on Interstate 275 North (the Howard Frankland Bridge) and that motorists should check their fuel level before going across.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 28: FL 694 - Pinellas Park / Seminole  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 30 to St. Pete/Clearwater International Airport and Clearwater.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 30: FL 686 / CR 296 West - Roosevelt Blvd / 118th Ave N / Largo  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

The speed limit remains 65 mph with a minimum speed limit of 40 mph.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 32.5, as it starts across the Howard Frankland Bridge.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Be alert for fog and smoke on the bridge.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 33.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

View from Interstate 275 North on the Howard Frankland Bridge.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

These signs state that fishing from the Howard Frankland Bridge is prohibited.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 34.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 35.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North as it enters Hillsborough County.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 35.5.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 36.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 37.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 39 to Westshore Plaza. Take Exit 40B to International Plaza.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Upon reaching the northern end of the Howard Frankland Bridge and approaching the Tampa area, the speed limit decreases to 55 mph.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 39: FL 60 West / To FL 589 Toll - Clearwater / Tampa International Airport; FL 60 East - Kennedy Blvd / Westshore Blvd  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exits 40B-41A to Raymond James Stadium and George Steinbrenner Field.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 41A to Hillsborough Community College and MacDill AFB.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Overhead sign listing the distances to the three upcoming exits to downtown Tampa.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 40B: Lois Ave / International Plaza  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 41A: US 92 - Dale Mabry Hwy  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

The junction of Interstate 4 in downtown Tampa lies 3 1/4 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 42: Armenia Ave / Howard Ave  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 44 to the Downtown - West destinations listed on this overhead sign.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North reassurance shields nearing downtown Tampa.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

The speed limit remains 55 mph.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 44 to the Downtown - East destinations listed on this sign.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 44: Downtown East / Downtown West  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 45B to Ybor City and Port of Tampa.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North approaching Exit 45B in downtown Tampa.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

In downtown Tampa, the speed limit decreases to 50 mph on Interstate 275 North.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 45B: Interstate 4 East - Orlando  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Immediately north of Exit 45B, the right lane prepares to come to an end 700 feet ahead.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North passing under the flyover ramps to and from Interstate 4.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

North of Exit 45B, the speed limit increases slightly to 55 mph.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 46B: FL 574 - Martin Luther King Jr Blvd  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 47A: US 92 East - Hillsborough Ave  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 47B: US 92 West - Hillsborough Ave  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 48 to Lowry Park Zoo.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 48: Sligh Ave  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 49 to the Dog Track.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 49: Bird St / Waters Ave  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 50 to Busch Gardens.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 50: FL 580 - Busch Blvd / Temple Terrace  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

North of Exit 50, the speed limit gets a slight bump up to 60 mph.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 51: FL 582 - Fowler Ave / University of South Florida  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 52 to the Veterans Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 52: CR 582A - Fletcher Ave  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 53: Bearss Ave  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

North of Exit 53, the speed limit increases to 70 mph on Interstate 275 North.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 275 North.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 55.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 57.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take either of the next 2 exits to Wesley Chapel.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at mile marker 58.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Take Exit 59 to New Port Richey.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North at Exit 59: FL 56 - Land O' Lakes / Tarpon Springs  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Seen here, the ramp for Exit 59 parallels the remainder of Interstate 275 into Pasco County, where it finally meets FL 56.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

View on Interstate 275 North.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Another view of the long ramp for Exit 59 from Interstate 275 North.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North entering Pasco County.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North end shield as it prepares to merge into Interstate 75 North.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).

Interstate 275 North ends here, as it merges into Interstate 75 North.  (Photo taken 5/23/17).