Entries by Michelle Robinson

Residents Can Improve Trash Pickup by Setting Cans Out the Night Before

We have learned several residents in the construction zones of the Southeast Seminole Heights Flooding Relief Project have had issues with trash being picked up. Why is this happening? We did some research to find out. The City of Tampa’s waste management supervisor travels the route at 6 a.m. on trash pickup days and alerts […]

Night Work Beginning at 9:00 p.m. Tonight at Hillsborough High School

Crews will be working tonight after 9:00 p.m. in front of Hillsborough High School to connect the school to newly installed utilities. This work must occur at night, while the school is closed. We anticipate the work will be completed around midnight, but could continue overnight should crews encounter unforeseen conditions. Residents can expect to […]

N Florida Ave Closed from E Frierson to W Crest

North Florida Avenue is closed between East Frierson Avenue and West Crest Avenue for stormwater and wastewater utility construction. This closure will remain through 5 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2022, barring unforeseen circumstances. Northbound motorists on North Florida Avenue are detoured at Osborne Avenue to Nebraska Avenue. Northbound trucks should use East MLK Jr. Boulevard. […]

Temporary Road Closure – N Florida Ave from E Frierson Ave to W Crest Ave

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 16, 2022, North Florida Avenue will be closed between East Frierson Avenue and West Crest Avenue through 5 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2022, for stormwater and wastewater utility construction. Northbound motorists on North Florida Avenue will be detoured at Osborne Avenue to Nebraska Avenue. Northbound trucks should use […]

Crews Are Responding to Flooding/Erosion Caused by Rain

Between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 29, more than 1.25 inches of rain has fallen in the region. The rainfall has caused flooding and erosion in multiple locations where crews have been installing new stormwater infrastructure. David Nelson Construction has crews on site currently to shore up areas where erosion is occurring. […]

New Project Videos Show Work Zone Progress

Two new videos have been added to the project website. Click here to see work on West Crest Avenue, the newly installed Hillsborough River outfall and the tunnel under I-275.

Updated Project Schedule

Learn more about the upcoming schedule for the Southeast Seminole Heights Flooding Relief Project by clicking here. Please note, the timeframes shown could change based on supply chain delays, which continue to make scheduling difficult. Weather and unforeseen conditions could also affect the schedule. We will update this page periodically to reflect the best available […]

Box Culvert Installation to Begin on West Crest Ave.

By the end of March 2022, crews will begin installing box culvert on West Crest Avenue. When assembled, box culverts are 8 feet wide by 5 feet tall. Work will begin at the Hillsborough River and continue eastward. The current schedule anticipates crews will be working on Crest from the river to Highland for approximately […]

Litter and Pollution Removal Device Installed at Hillsborough River

The first of three litter and nutrient removal devices were installed last week as part of the Southeast Seminole Heights Flood Relief Project. They are intended to reduce stormwater pollution to the Hillsborough River. The first of the devices was placed in the new stormwater outfall along the river, at Haya Linear Park in South […]