Ocala to get new I-75 interchange, Buc-ee’s, DeSantis says

Grant will help build the new interchange

Florida governor Ron DeSantis makes stops in Michigan

OCALA, Fla. – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a new interchange coming to Interstate 75 in Ocala Friday and with it, space for a new Buc-ee’s.

DeSantis said the state would award a grant to build the interchange at I-75 and Northwest 49th Street.

DeSantis said the interchange will help with traffic in an area that is expanding in the city with the Ocala Marion County Commerce Park. The interchange would also support the nearby World Equestrian Center.

The interchange will also be home to the planned Buc-ee’s gas station and travel center coming to I-75.

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