FDOT District 7 awards safety project grants

Child on TrainIn 2014, Hillsborough County, Tampa and Plant City were the proud recipients of several grants to improve traffic safety.

Plant City received $43,000 for traffic signals and signs.

The City of Tampa received:

  • $200,000 for a Himes Avenue project to add turn lanes, bike lanes and a separator island
  • $300,000 for a 34th Street project to reduce speeding and add roundabouts

Hillsborough County received:

  • $468,000 to re-adjust the timing of the traffic signals on the Bloomingdale, Boyette, and Fishhawk corridors
  • $398,000 for audible vibratory pavement markings — which alert drivers when they stray outside of lanes — on Knights Griffin Road and Race Track Road
  • $125,000 for various signs and traffic signals

For more information, contact Gena Torres at 813/273-3774 x357.

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