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FDOT to hold public hearings on Tampa Interstate Study

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Posted at 6:16 AM, Feb 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-25 07:20:03-05

TAMPA, Fla. — The Florida Department of Transportation District Seven is inviting the public to attend meetings on a project known as the Tampa Interstate Study (TIS).

The meetings have to do with the Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study for 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.

The project is known as the Tampa Interstate Study (TIS) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), Work Program Item Segment Number 258337-2, and includes Tampa Interstate Study Segments 1A, 2A, 2B, 3A, and 3B (also referred to as Tampa Bay Next Sections 4, 5, and 6), according to FDOT.

FDOT is holding two public hearings on different dates and at different locations to allow for maximum participation. The first will be Tuesday, February 25 in the Student Services Building of the Hillsborough Community College Dale Mabry Campus at 4001 W Tampa Bay Boulevard, Tampa. The second will be Thursday, February 27 at Port Tampa Bay Cruise Terminal #6 located at 1331 McKay Street.

Beginning at 5 p.m., FDOT representatives will be on hand to answer questions. The formal portion of the hearings will being at 6 p.m.

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