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Project Details
Work Type Widening and Realignment
Phase Design
Limits from the Polk County Line to US 301 at Clinton Ave.
City
County
Road
Design Cost $3.1 million
ROW Cost $22.5 million
About

This project will widen US 98 creating a 4-lane divided roadway from the Polk County line to north of Townsend Road and realign US 98 from north of Townsend Road to US 301.

The realignment allows US 98 to align with Clinton Avenue, which will become the new SR 52 at the intersection at US 301.

There will be a 6-foot sidewalk on the east side of the road and a 10-foot wide shared use path on the west side of the road that will connect to the Withlacoochee State Trail on US 301. 

Four new roundabouts are included in the project including one at the new intersection of US 98 and Clinton Avenue east of US 301.There will also be 3 new signalized intersections. 

The existing bridge over CSX Railroad and old Lakeland Highway will be replaced with twin bridges.

Design and Right of Way activities are currently underway. Construction is anticipated to begin in late 2023.

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Contact Information
Design Manager
Kevin Lee
813-975-6426
Kevin.Lee@dot.state.fl.us
Media Contact
Kris Carson
813-975-6060
Kristen.Carson@dot.state.fl.us
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