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Project Details
Work Type Interchange Improvement
Phase Design
Design Cost $2.9 million
ROW Cost $3.7 million

This project will improve the safety and operations of the I-275/I-4 interchange in downtown Tampa.  Improvements include

  • widening the existing single lane ramp from southbound I-275 to eastbound I-4 to two lanes
  • widening the existing single lane ramp from westbound I-4 to northbound I-275 to two lanes,
  • widening the existing two lane ramp from westbound I-4 to southbound I-275 to three lanes. 

Additional improvements include

  • changing the eastbound exit ramps from I-4 into Ybor City/ East Tampa by providing access at 14th/15th streets instead of 21st/ 22nd streets,
  • widening the the existing eastbound frontage road (13th Ave) to two lanes,
  • adding an additional merge lane on northbound I-275 between I-4 and the DR. MLK exit,
  • widening the shoulders on southbound I-275 between Palm Avenue and Jefferson St.
  • shifting the exit ramp from southbound I-275 into downtown Tampa to the west of the current alignment.

Construction is anticipated to begin in 2023.

FDOT project numbers 445057-1, 445056-1 and 445056-2 have been combined into a single construction contract.   All updates and alerts will be posted on this page. 

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Contact Information
Design Manager
Mary Lou Godfrey
Media Contact
Kris Carson
Lane Closures
  • There are no lane closures at this time.