FDOT plans call for new Howard Frankland bridge, express lanes

TAMPA, Fla. - The Florida Department of Transportation has released plans to replace the northbound side of the Howard Frankland Bridge and add express lanes.

Public hearings will be held on October 4 at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park and on October 6 at the Tampa Marriott Westshore. 

According to the plans, the northbound bridge will be removed and the existing southbound bridge will be converted for northbound traffic. A new bridge will be built for southbound traffic. Auxiliary lanes will be converted to express lanes. 

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The public hearings will be held at the following locations:

Session 1 – Pinellas County

  • Where: Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park
  • 950 Lake Carillon Drive
  • St. Petersburg, FL 33716
  • Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
  • Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Open House
  • 6:30 p.m. Formal Presentation

Session 2 – Hillsborough County

  • Where: Tampa Marriott Westshore
  • 1001 North Westshore Boulevard
  • Tampa, FL 33607
  • Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016
  • Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Open House
  • 6:30 p.m. Formal Presentation
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