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Posted October 11, 2021 | 11:09 AM

Brandon Intersection Project at North Valrico and Sydney Roads will Improve Safety, Capacity

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2021) - The Brandon intersection of North Valrico Road and Sydney Road will be redesigned to add capacity and improve safety.

Hillsborough County is designing the project to comply with Vision Zero safety principles and to improve capacity. An engineering study analyzed how to redesign the intersection to help move the high volume of truck traffic through the intersection.

The $2.2 million intersection improvement project will include the following upgrades:

  • A left-turn lane in the northbound, southbound, and westbound approaches
  • A pedestrian crosswalk and associated curb ramps in the east leg of the intersection
  • Curb and gutter at all four corners
  • New signal heads to accommodate new left-turn movements

Construction is expected to begin in late 2023 and be complete in mid-2024.

Public Engagement Opportunity

The County will conduct a virtual engagement using The Hillsborough Engagement Hub to collect feedback from the public. Public comment for this project is open between Monday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 23. Visit HCFLGov.net/HCEngage to participate.

Questions in English or Spanish about the virtual public engagement for the North Valrico Road and Sydney Road intersection improvements project may be directed to the Customer Service Center at (813) 635-5400.

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