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4 Clearwater Beach bridges are being replaced

Four bridges in the Island Estates community of Clearwater are being replaced, and five others are being worked on for minor issues. The $3.6 million project started when someone kayaking under one of the bridges noticed degrading concrete and reported it to the city. 

Large skatepark coming to St. Petersburg

A new skatepark is coming to Campbell Park in St. Petersburg. Construction on the  $1.25 million regional grade skatepark is expected to be completed in fall 2017. 

Historic Clearwater neighborhood petitions city for brick streets

Historic Harbor Oaks neighborhood in Clearwater may be getting brick streets as a solution to their traffic calming and beautification dilemma. Residents will be polled by the city and if 65 percent are in favor, brick streets will be coming to the neighborhood. The $1.8 million project will be funded by the residents who are seeking the old-fashioned roads. 

Smart Gigabit Community coming to Pasco County, first in U.S.

A Pasco County community has been designated the first planned 'Smart Gigabit Community' in the U.S. by the US Ignite non-profit group. This 'Connected City Corridor" will be planned by Metro Development Group in partnership with Pasco County.

SPC receives funding for Bay Pines STEM Learning Center

SPC receives state funding to complete construction on new Bay Pines STEM Learning Center. The $4.7 million project will serve SPC students, Pinellas County schoolteachers as well as secondary school students and students from other colleges on STEM-related projects.

Pinellas County plans to replace aging bridges

Aging bridges catch the eye of Pinellas County officials as San Martin Bridge in St. Peterburg and the Dunedin Causeway meet and surpass their 50-year lifespans. Plans are in the study phase right now, however, construction could start as early as 2018 if funding is in place. 

Stantec receives award for Amazon center in Ruskin

Amazon fulfillment center in Ruskin designed by Stantec, a Tampa-based architectural and engineering firm receives the Florida Planning and Zoning Association (FPZA) award for "Outstanding Development." The award was given based off of the fulfillment center's size, the 2,500 jobs created and the short amount of time that it took for construction to take place. 

Downtown Tampa quiet zone silences train horns with FDOT grant funds

A new 'quiet zone' will prevent trains from sounding horns in downtown Tampa as a result of the Florida Department of Transportation awarding the City of Tampa a $1.35 millon grant to create the 'quiet zone' along CSX railroad tracks throughout downtown Tampa.   

Tampa invests $30M in water lines, cycle track

The exploding growth of new residential towers, hotels and restaurants in downtown Tampa will require improvements to the city's utility services, including water delivery and water pressure. Tampa will spend about $30 million on three infrastructure projects over the next year and a half.

New Hindu Temple To Be Built In Tampa Heights

A $1.5 million project is underway to build a 10,600-square-foot Hindu temple at 311 E. Palm Ave. in Tampa Heights. For the past two decades, the Hindu community has worshipped at the former education building once owned by the Jewish congregation of Rodeph Sholom.

South Tampa Boutique Hotel Opens To Guests

The food-themed Epicurean Hotel on South Howard Avenue in South Tampa is opening in time for Christmas. Its long-awaited debut in historic Hyde Park is garnering an overwhelming response, says General Manager Tom Haines.

Trammell Crow Spreads Sustainable Development Worldwide

Trammell Crow Company receives Earth Charter Award for sustainabile business practices.

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