Idea of building elevated lanes over Gandy Boulevard in Tampa gets new life

“Estimates put current traffic counts on Gandy at 48,000 cars and trucks a day. When the expressway authority looked at this project once before, it projected the elevated lanes would carry 18,900 vehicles a day. In 2009, a study by the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research concluded that the elevated lanes would save gas and time for drivers but would hurt gas stations, hotels, restaurants and mechanics that rely on pass-through traffic.” See More . . .

Source: http://www.tampabay.com/news/transportation/roads/idea-of-building-elevated-lanes-over-gandy-boulevard-in-tampa-gets-new-life/2257596
By: RICHARD DANIELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER

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