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Northwest Solid Waste Transfer Station Retrofit
Project Title:
Northwest Solid Waste Transfer Station Retrofit
Project Description:
This project, at the Northwest Solid Waste Transfer Station, 8001 W. Linebaugh Avenue in Tampa, includes the construction of a new, pre-engineered metal transfer station building over the existing structure. The project will provide the following improvements:
  • An aesthetically-improved building with enhanced access for waste haulers
  • Improved roadways and customer queuing
  • New building cranes and flooring to improve facility operations
  • Upgrades to on-site stormwater system
  • New potable water and fire service pump stations
Once complete, the County will realize operational efficiencies at this vital Solid Waste facility that serves a significant portion of the County’s residential and commercial customers in the northwest.
Project Timeline:
  1. Construction began in June 2013.
  2. Estimated completion in February 2015.
Project Cost & Funding:
The project was designed by King Engineering Associates, Inc. and will be constructed at a cost of approximately $9,430,000 by J. Kokolakis Contracting, Inc. A Hillsborough County Capital Improvement Project (CIP), the Northwest Solid Waste Transfer Station Expansion – Phase I will be funded through the Public Utilities Department CIP Program.

What to Expect During Construction:

  • Construction will take place on weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • The work will involve heavy equipment, excavation and pile driving, and will generate normal construction noise. Pile driving will be limited to the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The facility will be fully operational during construction.
  • In some areas on the facility property, traffic lane closures/re-routing may be necessary. For the safety of the employees, workers, and customers, please observe all traffic control measures.
  • Work will be performed on the existing transfer station property and within the County rights of way. All areas affected by the construction will be restored.
Contact Information:
  • Project Manager Contact – Mike Strully, Public Utilities Department. Desk: 813-612-7763
  • Engineering Design Firm – Chris Kuzler, King Engineering Associates, Inc. 813-880-8881
  • Construction Company – Sam Godfrey, J. Kokolakis Contracting, Inc. 727-942-2211
  • After Hours Emergencies - 813-744-5600.
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