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.
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.
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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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…
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.
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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