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Project Details

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Seven is conducting a Corridor Planning Study along 56th Street/50th Street from the Selmon Expressway to Fletcher Avenue.

The study will document existing multimodal corridor needs, existing and future travel needs, and community visions and desires along 56th St/50th St. In order to plan and design for the unique areas along 56th St/50th St, the corridor will be divided into segments based on the existing Context Classification and community areas. Based upon an understanding of the corridor needs, an evaluation will be conducted to determine a range of possible improvement scenarios, from location-specific multimodal improvements to corridor-wide typical section alternatives.

The process will begin with engaging local agencies and corridor stakeholders. The collaboration between the Department and key stakeholders will include establishing a Project Advisory Group (PAG) comprised of agency staff from the various units of the Department (planning, design, traffic operations, and program management); Hillsborough TPO; the Cities of Tampa and Temple Terrace; Hillsborough County; and HART. At this time, it is planned that meetings will be held virtually due to COVID-19, however there may be opportunities for in-person events or meetings throughout the course of this project.

The Study will include defining the problem, defining the corridor needs, and defining and selecting alternatives. Concept Development will be conducted under a separate scope of services that will be scoped after alternatives have been developed.

Phases of the Study

The project teams’ focus is in integrating Context-Sensitive Solutions (CSS) within the land-use and transportation planning processes to assist communities in reaching their livability goals by encouraging the consideration of land use, transportation and infrastructure needs in an integrated manner.

The study is broken down into four phases, each with its own technical and public involvement focus.


Phases of Study

Phase 1: Defining the Problem:

Identifying Issues & Opportunities through:

  • Effective Stakeholder Engagement
  • Review of Previous and Ongoing Planning Studies
  • Traffic Data Analysis
  • Safety Analysis
  • Future Travel Patterns and Multimodal Needs

 Phase 2: Defining Purpose & Need

Derived from data and analysis related to stakeholder values and priorities built and refined through:

  • Guiding Principles
  • Evaluation Criteria / Metrics

 Phase 3: Identifying and Evaluating Multimodal Alternatives

The development of:

  • Segment and Intersection Alternatives
  • Alternatives Evaluations
  • Technical Assessments

Phase 4: Corridor Development Plan Implementation Strategy

The development of:

  • Corridor Development Plan
  • Funding Partners
  • Scoping Package for Future Phase(s)

The result of the 56th Street/50th Street Corridor Planning Study will include the development of a Corridor Development Plan, which will identify a range of multimodal solutions to address the mobility needs within a context that reflects the long-term vision for the study corridor. The Corridor Development Plan will include short-, mid- and long-term implementation strategies that guide future development within the corridor, as well as specific improvements that can potentially be advanced in the near term though local agency participation and/or by FDOT. The Corridor Development Plan shall also provide a discussion on the identification of barriers to implementation for the preferred concept plan.

What’s New?
Public Meeting #2

Two in-person options:
  • Meeting Option #1: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
  • Meeting Option #2: Wednesday, August 31, 2022
One Virtual Option
  • GoToMeeting: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

  • Both in-person options from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Virtual Option from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.



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Send Us Your Comments

We want your input! The public plays an important role in the project development and decision-making process of this study. Send us your comments and ideas to help us determine the most appropriate 56th Street/50th Street Corridor Planning Study.


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Project Schedule

The 56th Street/50th Street Corridor Planning Study began in April 2021 and is scheduled to be completed in October 2022.


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Contact Information

For more information or to comment, please contact:


Brian Shroyer, CPM, Project Manager
Florida Department of Transportation, District Seven
Planning & Environmental Management Office (PLEMO)
11201 N. McKinley Drive
Tampa, FL 33612-6456

(813) 975-6449
(800) 226-7220

For media inquiries, please contact:


Kris Carson, Public Information Officer
Florida Department of Transportation, District Seven
11201 N. McKinley Drive
Tampa, FL 33612-6456

(813) 975-6060
(800) 226-7220

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation service (free of charge) should contact Title VI Coordinator Roger Roscoe, at (813) 975-6411 or (800) 226-7220 or email: roger.roscoe@dot.state.fl.us.

Comuniquese Con Nosotros
Si usted tiene preguntas o comentarios o si simplemente desea mas informacion sobre este proyecto, favor de ponerse en contacto con nuestro representante, el señor Manuel Flores, al teléfono (813) 975-4248 o correo electrónico manuel.flores@dot.state.fl.us.