Monday, April 29, 2013
Photos taken Sunday, April 28, give testament to the upcoming completion of the Gornto Lake Road expansion, set to open in the fall. How necessary is this connecting roadway?
Photographs snapped Sunday April 28, give testament to the ongoing work on the Gornton Lake Road expansion, connecting Brandon Town Center and Brandon boulevards. When the dust is cleared on the Gornto Lake Road extension, motorists will have a straight shot from Brandon Boulevard (State Road 60) to Lumsden Road, then on to Bloomingdale Avenue using the existing roadway section. A sign posted recently near the work notes a fall 2013 opening for the connecting roadway. ______________ The Tampa Tribune reported in January that the Gornto Lake Road extension is key to easing Brandon mall traffic. Do you agree? ______________ At a cost of $3.95-million, Hillsborough County officials have bought 0.738 miles of a four-lane divided roadway …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Gornto Lake Road will extend from Brandon Boulevard (State Road 60) to Lumsden Road, then through to Bloomingdale Avenue, using the existing roadway section.
When the dust is cleared on the Gornto Lake Road extension, motorists will have a straight shot from Brandon Boulevard (State Road 60) to Lumsden Road, then on to Bloomingdale Avenue using the existing roadway section. At a cost of $3.95-million, Hillsborough County officials have bought 0.738 miles of a four-lane divided roadway with turn lanes, "from south of Brandon Boulevard to approximatley 800 feet south of [Brandon] Town Center Bouleveard." That marks the east to west entrance of the Westfield Brandon shopping mall, where a sign gives testament to the construction work under way. Construction started in October and is expected to finish late this year, with the time for completion noted as "365 calendar days." According to a …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Where will Florida Highway Patrol troopers be in January, at checkpoints throughout Hillsborough County, looking for driver’s without licenses and vehicles with bad brakes, faulty lights and worn-out tires?
Troopers at Hillsborough checkpoints in January will be on the lookout for driver's without valid licenses and for poorly outfitted vehicles, including those with worn-out tires, bad brakes and faulty lights. “The patrol has found these checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing the equipment and driver license laws of Florida while ensuring the protection of all motorists,” according to Sgt. Steve Gaskins of the Florida Highway Patrol. The checkpoints are "random, daytime operations that typically delay motorists for a few minutes only," Gaskins added in a news release. Time, location and duration are set based on staffing, weather and traffic conditions, he added. Let Patch save you time. Get local stories like this delivered …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Lee Roy Selmon Expressway lane closure updates have been announced by the Florida Department of Transportation. The closures are part of the widening project and work to connect the expressway with Interstate 4.
Florida Department of Transportation officials have released new and revised lane closures for State Road 60, necessary because of two ongoing projects: the widening of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway and the work to connect the expressway and Interstate 4. Noted are the following: The right lane of eastbound State Road 60 (Adamo Drive) will be closed through Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. One lane might be closed in each direction of State Road 60 between 26th and 39th streets through Sunday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All lanes in both directions of State Road 60 will be closed between 22nd and 34th streets through Sept. 28 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Traffic will detour to 4th Avenue, using 22nd and 34th streets to travel to…
Monday, September 24, 2012
Lane closures for the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway through the end of September 2012 have been announced by the Florida Department of Transportation. The closures are part of the widening project and work to connect the expressway with Interstate 4.
The Florida Department of Transportation has announced road and lane closures for motorists traveling on or near the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway. The closures are necessary in the work to advance the Interstate 4 and Selmon Expressway connector project. Also, for the Selmon Expressway deck panel replacement and widening work. For updated information, visit Tampa Bay Interstates online, at myTBI.com. ______________ Traffic Alerts for the I-4/Selmon Expressway Connector Project: ______________ Traffic Alerts for the Selmon Expressway Deck Panel Replacement and Widening Project: The following closures are scheduled for roadways under the Selmon Expressway. Signs will be posted for detours using local roads.