C.R. 581 (Bruce B. Downs Blvd.) from Bearss Avenue to South of Palm Springs Blvd. (Segment A)

Tampa, Florida

Courtesy of Aerial Innovations
Courtesy of Aerial Innovations

KCI is providing construction engineering and inspection services for the $35 million, 3.5-mile Bruce B. Downs (CR 581) Segment A roadway reconstruction. The project consists of widening the four-lane rural roadway to an eight-lane urban section and includes:

  • Bruce-B-Downs-Segment-A-Aerial-4-Courtesy of Aerial Innovations
    Courtesy of Aerial Innovations

    New sidewalks;

  • multi-use path reconstruction;
  • Cypress Creek Bridge replacement and widening;
  • major side street connections;
  • construction of drainage collection system;
  • offsite storm drainage ponds;
  • extensive water main (3,463 LF) and force main (19,405 LF) installation/relocation (for city of Tampa);
  • coordination with private utilities;
  • construction of retaining and gravity walls with handrails;
  • curb and gutter;
  • asphalt pavement;
  • signing and pavement markings;
  • removal of existing signalization;
  • mast arm signal systems;
  • new Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) infrastructure;
  • master-plan landscape installation;
  • Cork Prairie Wetland Creation project involving clearing and grubbing, excavation plus wetland; planting mitigation.