Hillsborough Plans Intersection Improvement for Gibsonton Drive at Fern Hill Drive
Hillsborough County, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2023) - Residents and commuters who travel Gibsonton Drive at Fern Hill Drive can participate in a public engagement opportunity to better understand changes coming to the intersection.
The Gibsonton Drive at Fern Hill Drive Intersection Improvement project will replace the existing temporary signal with a permanent signal.
The project will provide infrastructure enhancements that include improved and additional turn lanes on the south leg of the intersection. Three left-turn lanes, one through lane, and one right-turn lane will be added. Sidewalk gaps along Fern Hill Drive will be completed to provide sidewalk connectivity, and crosswalks will be added at the intersection to enhance pedestrian safety and access in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
This project will improve safety for drivers and pedestrians at the intersection of Gibsonton Drive at Fern Hill Drive by:
- Improving transportation mobility and safety for vehicles and pedestrians
- Replacing the existing temporary signal with a permanent signal
- Adding additional turn lanes on the south leg of the intersection
- Completing sidewalk gaps along Fern Hill Drive to improve connectivity
- Providing pedestrian crosswalks at the intersection
The County is conducting a virtual engagement using the Hillsborough Engagement & Education Hub to receive input from the public about the County's recommended improvements. Comment for this project is open through Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023. Visit HCFLGov.net/HCEngage to participate.
For general information, call Hillsborough County Public Works at (813) 635-5400.