The purpose of the proposed stormwater improvement project is to alleviate flooding on a section of Taylor Road in Thonotosassa. The project will install a new stormwater drainage system along Taylor Road/Fort King Highway between Tuckaway Drive and the Thonotosassa Church of God. The project will also construct a new stormwater retention area on vacant County-owned property located at the northwest corner of Main Street and Taylor Road.
What to Expect
- Construction will take place on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
- The work will involve heavy equipment and excavation, and will generate normal construction noise
- Access to homes will be maintained throughout construction
- In some areas, traffic lane closures may be necessary
- For the safety of the workers, pedestrians and other motorists, please observe all traffic control measures
- All construction will be within the public right of way, easements and temporary construction easements
- All areas affected by the construction will be restored
- Excavation work can sometimes cause an accidental water pipeline break or similar problem
- Should any water service interruption occur, instructions for a precautionary boil water notice will be issued by Hillsborough County and service will be restored as quickly as possible
Cost & Funding
The project cost is $400,000. This project is being funded through the Stormwater Fee Capital Improvement Program.
- An open house informational meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 5, at the Thonotosassa Branch Library, 10715 Main Street in Thonotosassa
- The project is expected to begin construction in early 2018 and should be completed within four months
- Project Manager – Robert Wisemen, Hillsborough County Public Works, (813) 307-1747