Forest Hills - Tampa Neighborhoods
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Forest Hills

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The City of Tampa’s Foundation for Tampa’s Neighborhoods Design Build project includes water, wastewater, stormwater, and transportation improvements in multiple neighborhoods within the city’s limits as part of the Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow initiative. These improvements may cause temporary inconveniences while construction activities are being performed. The city and their contractor are committed to minimizing these impacts and providing citizens with sustainable solutions that will enhance the quality of life for all residents.

Improvements planned for Forest Hills

  • Water improvements will include the replacement of water distribution pipelines.
  • Stormwater infrastructure improvements along W Rambla and W Pradera Ave will include the addition of stormwater piping to help reduce street flooding.
  • Transportation activities in Forest Hills will include the resurfacing of some neighborhood roads, the addition of traffic calming elements, and the construction of additional sidewalks to ensure neighborhood connectivity.

Design & Construction Schedule

  • Design: Fall 2020 – Winter 2022
  • Construction: Spring 2022 – Summer 2026

Community Benefits

  • Improved water pressure and enhanced water quality
  • Improved fire protection for residential areas
  • Reduction in water infrastructure breaks
  • Improved roadway surface(s)
  • Added sidewalk accessibility and connectivity
  • Improvements will incorporate sustainability and resiliency features throughout the neighborhood