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Project Details
Work Type Repaving
Phase Construction
Limits From east of 50th Street to east of McIntosh Road
Project Start October 1, 2018
Length 11 miles
Construction Cost $26.9 million
Estimated Completion Summer 2020
Contractor Ajax Paving Industries of Florida LLC

This project will repave I-4 between 50th Street and McIntosh Road in Hillsborough County. 

The project has been combined with design project 430335-1 to be built as a single construction project. This portion of the project will lengthen the I-75 ramps going onto eastbound I-4 to allow drivers more time and space to merge into the mainline travel lanes.

Construction began in October 2018 and is expected to be completed in the summer of 2020. 

The majority of work on this project will be done during overnight hours - lane closures will be scheduled between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. for asphalt removal and paving.

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Contact Information
Construction Manager
Melissa Chin
Media Contact
John McShaffrey
Lane Closures
  • I-4 from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (MLK/SR 574) to Orient Road (Exit 6)
    Lane closures: Monday, December 10 through Thursday, December 13 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • Two eastbound I-4 ramps may be closed at night

    Tampa, FL -- The entrance ramp from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard (MLK/SR 574) onto eastbound I-4 and the eastbound I-4 Exit 6 ramp to Orient Road may be closed for paving work from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday (December 10 - 13) nights.

    DETOUR for MLK entrance ramp onto eastbound I-4: Traffic will be directed east on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard (MLK) to US 301. Drivers will turn north on US 301 to enter eastbound I-4 from US 301 at the Exit 7 interchange.

    DETOUR for eastbound I-4 exit ramp to Orient Road: Use Exit 5 to MLK/SR 574, bear right at the bottom of the ramp and go east on MLK/SR 574 to Orient Road.