From cow pasture to four-lane road?

When motorists get to the end of State Road 56 at Meadow Pointe Boulevard, they’ll see cows grazing in an open pasture. But Zephyrhills leaders are pushing for an entirely new view for that plot of land. They envision it as the start of the first four-lane road to lead into their community. And, they’re turning up the heat on state lawmakers and county officials to try to make that … [Read more...]

Elevated toll road no more: FDOT rejects project

It was on life support as early as last week, but now the Florida Department of Transportation says an unsolicited proposal from a private group of companies wanting to build an elevated toll road along the State Road 54/56 corridor is now officially dead. "The department was unable to reach an agreement with International Infrastructure Partners LLC on a framework of financing and various … [Read more...]