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Project Details
Work Type Operational Improvements
Phase Construction
Limits 5 Locations in Hillsborough and Pasco counties
Project Start Design Underway/Construction Start Early 2020
Construction Cost $597,304
Estimated Completion Summer 2020
Contractor Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC

This design-build project will provide operational improvements by modifying the turning radii for freight trucks at five locations in Hillsborough and Pasco counties. 

Type of modification and location:

  • Median modification at SR 54 and Merchant Avenue in Pasco County: Modifying the "pork chop" median by pulling back the median on the east side of the intersection. 
  • Curve radius modification at US 301 and Mango Road in Hillsborough County: Improving the northbound US 301 to southbound Mango Road curve radius.
  • Curve radii modifications at US 98 and Old Lakeland Highway Frontage Road in Pasco County: Improving the northbound Old Lakeland Highway Frontage Road To eastbound US 98 curve radius and westbound US 98 to southbound Old Lakeland Highway Frontage Road curve radius.   
  • Curve radius and striping modifications at SR 60 and Bayport Drive in Hillsborough County: Modifying the northwest and southwest corner curve radius and sidewalk on the west side of the intersection of SR 60 at Bayport Drive. 
  • Median modification and truck turn-out at SR 39 and SR 39A in Hillsborough County: Constructing a raised island in the median and adding a paved bulb-out for truck making a northbound u-turn at this intersection.

Design is underway, construction is expected to start in early 2020. 

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Contact Information
Construction Manager
Randall Aebersold
Media Contact
Kris Carson
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