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Project Details
Work Type Safety Improvements
Phase Completed
Limits from N. Florida Avenue to W. Ida Street
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About

Partially accepted: December 10, 2019

This design-build project is making roadway and pedestrian safety improvements to Highland Avenue and W. Violet Street (Business US 41) from N. Florida Avenue to W. Ida Street in Tampa.

This project is reducing the number of southbound travel lanes on Highland Avenue and westbound Violet Street from three lanes to two lanes beginning west of the Florida Avenue (Business US 41) and W. Violet Street intersection and continue south to W. Ida Street. Highland Avenue will remain a three-lane southbound roadway between W. Ida Street and W. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard (SR 574).

The new roadway configuration will provide a buffered bike lane for cyclists along the south side of W. Violet Street and along the east side of Highland Avenue.

Other improvements include rebuilding existing concrete traffic separators, adding pedestrian crossings, installing necessary signage, and striping the roadway with new pavement markings. 

Motorists should anticipate day time and nighttime lane closures during construction.  

The $255,051 project is expected to finish in late 2019.  

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Contact Information
Media Contact
Kris Carson
813-975-6060
Kristen.Carson@dot.state.fl.us
Lane Closures
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Project Images
Highland Ave. and W. Violet St. Roadway and Pedestrian Improvements - November 2019
Highland Ave. and W. Violet St. Roadway and Pedestrian Improvements - November 2019
Highland Ave. and W. Violet St. Roadway and Pedestrian Improvements - September 2019
Highland Ave. and W. Violet St. Roadway and Pedestrian Improvements - September 2019
Highland Ave. and W. Violet St. Roadway and Pedestrian Improvements - September 2019
Highland Ave. and W. Violet St. Roadway and Pedestrian Improvements - September 2019