Tampa to widen Cypress Street

Cypress_AvenueIn July, the City of Tampa kicked off plans to widen and make other enhancements to Cypress St from Dale Mabry Hwy to Himes Ave. Conceptual plans are expected in November 2013.

Proposed improvements include:

  • Widening of Cypress St to extend the outside eastbound through lane from Dale Mabry Hwy to Himes Ave
  • Reconstruction of signals at Himes Ave
  • Addition of shared lane markings and sidewalk


The project will also include the addition of bicycle facilities from Himes Ave to N Boulevard and additional sidewalk between Himes Ave and MacDill Ave. Proposed bicycle and pedestrian improvements from Dale Mabry Hwy to N Boulevard will improve mobility between the Westshore District, Hyde Park, and downtown Tampa. The improvements for walkers and bicyclist are consistent with recommendations from the City’s Walk-Bike Plan Phase I, which the MPO funded.


For more info contact Milton Martinez at 813/274-8998 or milton.martinez@tampagov.net.