Gandy Boulevard (SR 694) is an east/west urban principal arterial in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. It is part of the National Highway System and Florida’s Strategic Intermodal System (SIS), and is a designated hurricane evacuation route. The primary objective of this project is to improve east/west traffic flow through the design and reconstruction of Gandy Boulevard in Pinellas County from east of I-275 to east of 4th Street North by providing a 4 to 6-lane controlled access facility. Improvements include grade-separated interchanges, frontage roads, the replacement of the existing box culvert on 4th Street North at Tinney Creek, new drainage and sidewalks, as well as other work. Innovative design resulted in a $37 Million savings to FDOT.
BCC was the Lead Designer for this project, and provided design services for Structures, Roadway, Drainage, and ITS.
Gandy Boulevard - Highway Design
BCC Engineering and their partners transformed Gandy Boulevard from I-275 to east of 4th Street North in Pinellas County by designing an elevated roadway with three separate interchanges and frontage roads. This improvement allows the permanent and transient population of businesses and residents to make the connection from I-275 to the Gandy Bridge in a safer and more efficient manner.
Florida Department of Transportation, District 7
Pinellas County, Florida
$83 Million (Design-Build Contract)