TPO Adopts 2014 Priority Transportation Projects

At its June 12. meeting the TPO Board adopted its 2014 Priority Transportation Projects.

The list is a set of approved candidate projects that are prioritized for the TPO fpr funding of various phases of the projects.

The board's Top 3 Priority Transportation Projects per the approval are:

1. Bartow Northern Connector Phase II

Requesting funds for construction of this new 4-lane road between US 17 and State Road 60 fiscal year 2016-17

2. Lakeland / Winter Haven TMA SU Funds

Request for the 2019-20 fiscal year to set-aside funds for candidate complete street, congestion management, resurfacing supplement, multi-use trail and safety projects.

3. Fort Fraser Trail Crossing

Request for funds in fiscal year 2016-17 for the design of a multi-use trail crossing on US 98 across the Polk Parkway.

Please check out all of the TPO's adopted Priority Transportation Projects by clicking here.

Momentum 2040


By the year 2040 Polk County is projected to be home to more than 1 million people. Create momentum for Polk's roads, trails and transit of the future by getting involved with our Long Range Transportation Plan update.