Tampa Bay Sunguide from MLK Blvd. to Bearss Ave. (completed May 2006)
Financial Project # 407233-1
Project Length: approximately 9.14 miles
Construction Cost: $2.44 million
Contractor: Highway Safety Devices
Start Date: February 13, 2005
Completed: May 15, 2006
About this Project
The Florida Department of Transportation's contractor, Highway Safety Devices, has completed installing Intelligent Transportation System field components as part of the Tampa SunGuide Freeway Management System.
This included installation of Dynamic Message Signs, Video Monitoring Cameras, Vehicle Detection Stations, Fiber Optic Communications Cable and related components along I-275 from south of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard (MLK) to north of Bearss Avenue. Fiber optic cable was also installed along Busch Boulevard from I-275 to McKinley Drive, and along McKinley Drive from Busch Blvd. to the Tampa Bay SunGuide Center at the FDOT District Seven offices.
Lane closures were allowed as follows:
Northbound and Southbound I-275: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-275 lane closures on Skyway Bridge at night
Night lane closures on I-4 between Exits 1 and 3