All posts tagged SR 60

Adamo Drive improvements

Approximately a mile of Adamo Drive is set to be improved with smoother pavement and designated locations for people to walk and bicycle. The existing roadway is a 7-Lane divided urban principal arterial with an open drainage system. This project consists of milling and resurfacing the pavement and enhancing multi-modal connectivity through the addition of…


Interstate construction update

Anyone traveling on our Interstates knows that the Florida DOT has a lot of work going on. Travelers often ask: when will the construction be done? FDOT recently issued a status report on projects recently completed or wrapping up: I-75 bridge deck replacement over Harney Rd: FDOT re-constructed both the northbound and southbound I-75 bridges…


FDOT considers options for SR 60 east

The Florida Department of Transportation is conducting a Project Development and Environment Study (PD&E) for SR 60 from Valrico Road to the Polk County Line. The purpose is to identify and evaluate design concepts for six-laning the road and determine any potential effects on the natural and human environment. The study, which began in June…


MPO approves Brandon Boulevard study

 The MPO board approved the  Brandon Blvd/SR 60 study on  January 7, 2014, including a  number of recommendations to  make this busy highway safer and  easier to navigate by drivers,  bicyclists and people on foot. The study analyzed traffic and  crash data to identify trends and potential areas of concern. Issues identified included: Potential increase…


County implements ten safety projects

Funded by the Hillsborough County Commission, ten projects addressing walk and bike safety are moving closer to reality. Already completed improvements on Providence Road brought bike lanes from Bloomingdale Avenue to SR 60. Nine projects remain from the top-10 safety projects identified jointly by the MPO and Hillsborough County, including 56th St., 42nd St., Bearss…

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