The proposed project is part of a local and state effort to improve pedestrian safety and bring new business to the area.
TAMPA, Fla. — Leaders in Hillsborough County want the public’s input on a new $13.8 million project to transform Tampa’s West Shore Boulevard.
The expansive proposed improvements will include more sidewalk space, pedestrian and bike paths, improved landscaping and more.
The county is asking for feedback on the project, spanning from W. Kennedy Boulevard to W. Boy Scout Boulevard, as part of upgraded safety changes to add new business to the area.
You can let leaders know online through a virtual public forum between Sept. 30 and Oct. 15.
The proposed project will establish West Shore Boulevard as a Grand Boulevard consistent with the West Shore community’s vision, including shade trees, wider sidewalks, pedestrian lighting, amenities and streetscaping that, along with property redevelopment, will ultimately transform the corridor
Culvert and bridge replacements on Reive Boulevard will help the Town of Innisfil meet its obligation to make improvements to the South Innisfil Creek Drain.
JUST THE FACTS:
• Work on Reive Boulevard includes bridge and culvert work and road improvements.
• The town received seven bids to complete the work, and chose Nuroad Construction Ltd., which submitted the lowest bid. The total awarded bid price is $4,693,708.
• The contract was awarded in the spring, and construction began in July.
• Road resurfacing and road safety improvements will be made on Reive Boulevard from the 4th Line south to meet up with the Ministry of Transportation’s ongoing work near Highway 89 and Highway 400.
In 2005, the town was issued an order from the Court of the Ontario Drainage Referee to make repairs to the South Innisfil Creek Drain.
Improvements at one culvert location will improve elevation,