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2nd Public Workshop (May 2019)

Notice Mailed April 2019 455 KB

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) held an Alternatives Public Workshop regarding the Westshore Area and Downtown Tampa Interchanges, and the I-275 corridor between these two area. The workshop covered the Northwest (Veterans) Expressway, and Tampa Interstate Study Segments 1A, 2A, 2B, 3A, and 3B (also referred to as Tampa Bay Next Sections 4, 5, and 6).

The Alternatives Public Workshop was held to allow interested persons an opportunity to provide comments concerning the location, conceptual design, and social, economic, and environmental effects of the Tampa Interstate Study (TIS) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) and the Northwest (Veterans) Expressway Design Change Re-evaluation.

Information related to Historic Resources was provided at the Alternatives Public Workshop. This information presented the Section 106 process and schedule for identifying and evaluating historic resources, determining significant historic properties, and evaluating potential impacts to significant historic properties.

FDOT representatives were available at both Alternatives Public Workshop locations to discuss the process, answer questions and receive comments. Draft project documents and other project related materials were displayed, and a PowerPoint presentation ran continuously during the workshop. Written comments will be accepted throughout the project. To become part of the official public workshop record, comments should be submitted or post-marked by June 6, 2019.

Written comments can be mailed to: Kirk Bogen, Environmental Management Engineer, Florida Department of Transportation District Seven, MS 7-500, 11201 N. McKinley Drive, MS 7-500, Tampa, FL 33612, emailed to: Alice.Price@dot.state.fl.us or provided on the “Send us your comments” page on this project website. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Voice). Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation service (free of charge) should contact Alex Henry, Public Involvement Coordinator, at (813) 975-6405 or by email at: Alex.Henry@dot.state.fl.us at least seven (7) days in advance of the workshop date.

If you have questions about the project or the workshop, please contact Alice Price, AICP, PD&E Project Manager, at (813) 975-6482, or by email at: alice.price@dot.state.fl.us. All materials displayed at the workshops are available for download below.

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable federal environmental laws for the Northwest (Veterans) Expressway Design Change Re-evaluation project are being, or have been, carried out by the FDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. §327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 14, 2016 and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and FDOT.

The Florida Department of Transportation held this public workshop on two separate dates and locations to allow for maximum participation. The information at each workshop was identical. The first Alternatives Public Workshop was held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Cuban Club, located at 2010 N Avenida Republica de Cuba (14th St.) Tampa, FL 33605. The second Alternatives Public Workshop was held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Tampa Marriott Westshore, located at 1001 N. Westshore Blvd. Tampa, FL 33607.

Alternatives Public Workshop Materials

Presentation

Alternatives Public Workshop Presentation

download PowerPoint Presentation

Display Boards

Welcome Boards 2.16 MB

Zone 1: Study Introduction – TIS History 2.74 MB

Zone 2: Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Overview 3.09 MB

Zone 3: What Problems Are We Trying To Solve? 3.68 MB

Zone 4: Preliminary Study Findings 17.06 MB

Zone 5: Photo Simulations and 3D Visualizations 1.30 MB

Downtown Tampa Interchange Design Option A

Downtown Tampa Interchange Design Option B

Downtown Tampa Interchange Design Option C

Downtown Tampa Interchange Design Option D

Westshore Interchange

Click here to view an online version of the interactive map and photo simulations as shown on the touch screens during the Alternatives Public Workshops.

Zone 6: Opportunities for Connectivity and Transit 16.32 MB

Zone 7: Northwest (Veterans) Expressway Concept Plans 592 KB

Northwest (Veterans) Expressway (SR 60 / Memorial Highway from north of Cypress Street to north of Memorial Highway) Roll Plot 3.22 MB

Zone 8: SEIS Concept Plans 1.08 MB

No Further Action Roll Plot 5.53 MB

Segment 1A (I-275 from north of Howard Frankland Bridge to north of Himes Avenue) Roll Plot 7.62 MB

Segment 2A (I-275 from north of Himes Avenue to north of Rome Avenue) Roll Plot 2.67 MB

I-275 from North of Howard Frankland Bridge to north of Himes Avenue / Veterans (Northwest) Expressway from Cypress Street to North of Memorial Highway Roll Plot 10.49 MB

TIS SEIS Segments 2B & 3A: Design Option A – Conceptual Alternative Alignment Roll Plot 32 MB

TIS SEIS Segments 2B & 3A: Design Option B – Conceptual Alternative Alignment Roll Plot 32 MB

TIS SEIS Segments 2B & 3A: Design Option C – Conceptual Alternative Alignment Roll Plot 31 MB

TIS SEIS Segments 2B & 3A: Design Option D – Conceptual Alternative Alignment Roll Plot 11 MB

TIS SEIS Segment 3B: Conceptual Alternative Alignment Roll Plot 14 MB

Zone 9: Tampa Bay Next Program and Adjacent Projects 870 KB

Documents and information relating to the Tampa Bay Next program and adjacent projects can be viewed on the Tampa Bay Next website (www.tampabaynext.com).
Draft Project Report Documents were available at the Alternatives Public Workshops and on this website. These documents have been updated and are available on the documents tab.
What’s New?

The Florida Department of Transportation held a public hearing regarding the Tampa Interstate Study (TIS) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), which includes I-275 (SR 93) from the Howard Frankland Bridge to north of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (SR 574) and I-4 (SR 400) from I-275 (SR 93) to east of 50th Street (US 41) in Hillsborough County, Florida.

 

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Contact Information
For more information or to comment, please contact:

Alice Price, AICP
PD&E Project Manager
Florida Department of Transportation, District Seven
11201 N. McKinley Drive
MS 7-500
Tampa, FL 33612-6456

Phone: (813) 975-6482
Toll Free: (800) 226-7220

Para preguntas en Español
Valoramos la opinión del público sobre este proyecto. Si usted tiene preguntas o comentarios o si simplemente desea más información sobre este proyecto, por favor ponerse en contacto con el señor Manuel Flores al teléfono (813) 975-4248 o correo electrónico manuel.flores@dot.state.fl.us.