Entries by Michelle Robinson

N Florida Ave is Open!

Thank you to all the businesses, business patrons and residents for your patience during this very difficult closure.

Florida Ave. to Re-open by 5 p.m. Oct. 7

Despite losing several days to Hurricane Ian, crews still expect to re-open Florida Avenue at West Crest by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7. This restoration is partial with a single layer of asphalt as there are still some outstanding decisions to be made by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) regarding this work. Once those […]

Central Avenue Construction Update

Work on North Central Avenue between Osborne and Hillsborough avenues continues with the goal to be complete by the end of May 2023. While crews did lose a few days to Hurricane Ian, all pipe work is scheduled to be completed around mid-October. Work is expected to progress as follows: Central Ave. east side between […]

During & After Hurricane Ian

Today, crews will be working a half day to finish securing the construction sites. Heavy rains are predicted with Hurricane Ian, which means there will likely be erosion on unpaved roads. Residents who shelter in place are urged to use extreme caution if attempting to drive on these roads after the storm. Do not drive […]

Meeting Cancelled; Store Your Pavers; Sandbags & Update

The community meeting scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at Hillsborough High School has been cancelled. The project team will reschedule the meeting for a later date once Hurricane Ian passes. In cooperation with St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, the project team has about 1,000 sandbags and sand available at St. Paul’s parking lot. Self-serve. Limit […]

Hurricane Readiness Plan

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is tracking a number of storms, including Tropical Storm Ian, that could potentially impact Florida. Hurricane preparedness is an important part of doing business in Florida, and David Nelson Construction has standard procedures in place to follow before and after a hurricane makes landfall to protect against damage. […]

City Responds to Resident Input on Outfall Structure – Revised

As suggested by residents, the City has requested some changes to the appearance of the new outfall structure at Haya Linear Park. Nelson Construction has worked with the engineer, the City and permitting agencies to make the following improvements to soften the appearance of the structure: The grade around the outfall will be raised. Instead […]