Upcoming Community Events

Sep242019

I-275 Pinellas Corridor Design Change Re-evaluation Public Hearing

FDOT Hosted Public Hearing

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg, Heritage Hall

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Sep252019

Public Involvement Office (Every Wednesday)

Community Event

Time: 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Location: Hillsborough County Entrepreneur Collaborative Center

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Oct022019

Public Involvement Office (Every Wednesday)

Community Event

Time: 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Location: Hillsborough County Entrepreneur Collaborative Center

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On Monday, August 19, 2019, the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) hosted a special briefing to provide information on the Tampa Interstate Study (TIS) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) that is currently under evaluation by the Florida Department of Transportation. Click to view the display boards, meeting handout, meeting overview presentation, presentation on the Downtown Tampa Interchange (I-275/I-4) improvements and presentation on the Westshore Interchange (I-275/ SR 60) Reconstruction and West Tampa improvements.

On May 21 and 23, 2019, the Florida Department of Transportation held a Tampa Interstate Study (TIS) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Public Workshop to review and discuss Downtown Tampa Interchange concepts, Westshore Interchange concepts and Northwest (Veterans) Expressway design changes. Click here to view all material presented at the workshop.

On Thursday, April 30, 2019, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) hosted a special briefing to provide information on the Tampa Interstate Study (TIS) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) that is currently under evaluation by the Florida Department of Transportation. Click to view the display boards, meeting handout, and the presentation shared at the meeting.  

On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, FDOT hosted a public hearing at the Seminole Heights United Methodist Church for studies on I-275 from I-4 to north of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, and from north of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to north of Bearss Avenue. Click to view the display boards, roll plots and presentation from the public hearing.

On Thursday, January 31, 2019, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) hosted a special briefing to provide information on the Tampa Interstate Study (TIS) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) that is currently under evaluation by the Florida Department of Transportation. Click to view the display boards and community engagement slideshow. Click to view the display boards for the Downtown Interchange Options A, B, C, and D, and SEIS Segment 3B. Click to view the display boards for I-275 from N of Himes Avenue to N of Rome Avenue, I-275 from N of the Howard Frankland Bridge to N of Rome Avenue.

On Thursday, November 15, 2018, FDOT hosted a Tampa Bay Next Community Working Group Meeting for the Westshore and West Tampa Areas at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Westshore. Click to view the Tampa Bay Next presentation, Tampa Bay Next display boards and Real Time Record from the meeting. Click to view the Westshore Alliance’s Westshore Transportation Action Plan presentation, the Hillsborough MPO presentation on the West Tampa Multimodal Plan and Long Range Transportation Plan survey, the Regional Transit Feasibility Plan display board and Westshore Intermodal Center Study display board.

What is Tampa Bay Next?

Tampa Bay Next is a program to modernize Tampa Bay’s transportation infrastructure and prepare for the future.

Tampa Bay Next Priorities:

  • Move people and goods safely and efficiently
  • Build a comprehensive regional transportation system
  • Create meaningful opportunities for public input
  • Balance regional needs with community concerns
  • Commit to sustainable infrastructure decisions

FDOT is committed to a comprehensive approach to transportation planning and development for an integrated, multimodal regional transportation system.

The Program Includes:

Interstate Modernization

FDOT is working on multiple interstate improvement projects to modernize key interchanges, replace aging infrastructure, and improve mobility on portions of I-275 and I-4.

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Bicycle / Pedestrian Facilities

Streets are a vital part of livable, attractive communities and Florida is determined to drive down fatalities and injuries on our streets and highways. In fact, FDOT has identified Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties as top priorities for…

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Transportation Innovation

ITS, TSM&O, AV, CV…there are hundreds of acronyms floating through the transportation industry with the hopes that one, or a combination of several, will help provide congestion relief and system reliability in the Tampa Bay region.  FDOT District Seven anticipates…

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Transit

FDOT is integrating Transit into its project planning and development. FDOT is also funding a Regional Transit Feasibility Plan, administered by HART, to determine the preferred corridors and modes for future regional transit.

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Complete Streets

FDOT is changing the way we plan our roads!  In 2014, the FDOT State Secretary signed a Complete Streets Implementation Policy, which is a key component of improving pedestrian and bicyclist safety and providing truly context sensitive solutions to the community.

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Freight Mobility

What is freight mobility?  It’s how products get to the store. It’s how the things you buy online make it to your house. It’s how imports and exports move in and out of the region.  An accessible freight network promotes economic opportunity by reducing…

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The Florida Department of Transportation is required to comply with various non-discrimination laws and regulations, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Comuníquese con nosotros: Nos importa mucho la opinión del público sobre el proyecto. Si tiene preguntas o comentarios, o simplemente desea más información, por favor comuníquese con nosotros. Nuestra representante en español es: Lilliam Escalera, (813) 975-6445, lilliam.escalera@dot.state.fl.us.