HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Hillsborough County is hosting an Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 10, on the construction of Citrus Park Extension, which will connect Citrus Park Drive from Sheldon Road to Countryway Boulevard.

  • Citrus Park Extension stretches nearly three miles
  • Citrus Park Drive to connect from Sheldon Rd to Countryway Blvd
  • Public meeting held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Sickles High School

The 2.82-mile extension of the four-lane, divided urban road will include a buffered bicycle lane and sidewalks in both directions. New traffic signals will be installed at the new Fawn Ridge Boulevard intersection and the entrance of Deer Park Elementary. Included in the project are landscaped medians, drainage improvements, pedestrian safety features, water and wastewater infrastructure, and upgraded traffic signal systems.

A brief presentation and project displays will be available for viewing at the meeting. Attendees can review, ask questions, and comment on the $63 million Capital Improvement Project, which is scheduled to start in early 2020. 

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Sickles High School cafeteria at 7950 Gunn Highway in Tampa.

If you have any questions you can call 813-272-5275.