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Project Details
Work Type New Bridge Construction
Phase Construction
Limits SR 60 (Courtney Campbell Causeway) west of Ben T. Davis Beach
Project Start October 2017
City
County
Road
Construction Cost $12 million
Estimated Completion Summer 2019
Contractor Johnson Bros. Corporation
About

To improve the water circulation and quality in Old Tampa Bay and restore tidal flows to the northeast portion of the Bay, the Florida Department of Transportation is building a new bridge on SR 60 (Courtney Campbell Causeway), west of Ben T. Davis Beach. No bridge previously existed in this section of the causeway. The design portion of this design-build project began in October 2017 and construction began in January 2018.

SR 60 and the pedestrian/bicycle trail will remain open for use during construction, however, users should remain alert to shifts in the roadway and trail alignments.

Both directions of traffic and the pedestrian trail were shifted to the northern portion of the new bridge in September 2018. Motorists and trail users will remain in this configuration while the southern portion of the bridge is constructed.

Lane closure hours
8:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

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Contact Information
Construction Manager
Anna Geismar
813-975-3553
anna.geismer@dot.state.fl.us
Media Contact
John McShaffrey
813-975-6930
john.mcshaffrey@dot.state.fl.us
Lane Closures
  • There are no lane closures at this time.
Project Files
Project Images
This drawing shows what the new SR 60 bridge on the Courtney Campbell Causeway will look like, located just west of Ben T. Davis Beach.
This drawing illustrates the bridge that is being constructed and the new channel for water flow that will be created in the causeway.
Work is progressing on building the westbound SR 60 section of a new bridge on the Courtney Campbell Causeway. (June 2018 photo)