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Project Details
Work Type: New Road
Phase: Planning
Limits: From State Road 33 to Walt Williams Road
Length: 1.5 miles
Start of Current Phase: Early 2022
Est. Completion of Current Phase: Late 2024

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, is conducting an Alternative Corridor Evaluation (ACE) Study to determine the feasibility of developing a new corridor (Tradeport Boulevard) between SR 33 (Lakeland Hills Boulevard) and Walt Williams Road in the City of Lakeland, Polk County, Florida. 

This new corridor would enhance roadway and multimodal connectivity for the community by providing a new corridor that will connect State Road 33 to Walt Williams Road within the City of Lakeland. The goal of this ACE Study is to identify environmental and engineering constraints within the study area and develop a cost-effective preliminary corridor to be evaluated in a future PD&E.  

Public Involvement

FDOT will coordinate with key stakeholders and engage the public in order to facilitate community vision and encourage effective communication with the public. The goals for the ACE Study are to evaluate potential alternative corridors to:

  • Provide a critical connection between State Road 33 and Walt Williams Road crossing Interstate 4 in order to improve system linkage, emergency evacuation and alleviate congestion on adjacent roadways,
  • Provide a multimodal connection between Florida Polytechnic University, Van Fleet State Trail, Tenoroc Fish Management Area, and Lake-to-Lake Network; and
  • Enhance pedestrian, bicyclist, and motorist safety

There will be opportunities for the public to participate in the study process. Please check back for information on future public meetings.

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Contact Information
PD&E Project Manager
Adam Rose
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