|Amendments Would Fund a New HART Maintenance Facility and FDOT Projects|
|Tampa, FL – The Hillsborough Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) will consider amendments to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for fiscal years 2022/23 – 2026/27 to fund a new HART maintenance facility and FDOT (Florida Department of Transportation) projects for lighting and resurfacing, I-4 Truck Parking, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The amendment for the new HART maintenance facility will roll forward $4 million in unprogrammed funds and reallocate $9.22 million from other projects to the facility.|
The FDOT amendments will cover the following projects:
Parking expansion at I-4 Eastbound and I-4 Westbound Weigh Stations
The addition of new lighting on State Road 60 from US 41 to US 301
Resurfacing of South Dale Mabry Highway from Pinewood St. to Ballast Point Blvd.
Installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure at unspecified locations along I-4
The TPO will consider the amendments at its board meeting on February 8, 2023, at 10 a.m. At the meeting, the public can comment on the amendment or in advance of the meeting through February 7 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org; mail to Hillsborough TPO, Attn: Cheryl Wilkening, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 18th Floor, Tampa 33602; voicemail at 813-272-5940 (press 9); or social media by posting on the TPO Facebook event page. To review the amendments, visit bit.ly/3WWFVLm. For inquiries, contact Connor MacDonald at email@example.com or 813-946-5334.
|About the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)|
|The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a list of upcoming transportation projects covering at least five years. The TPO develops the TIP in cooperation with the state of Florida and public transit providers. Every year, the Hillsborough TPO adopts a new TIP based on the latest Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Work program. To see the most recent approved TIP or to learn more, visitplanhillsborough.org/transportation-improvement-program-tip/.|