State Road 60 East - Tampa

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Florida State Road 60 East
Ramps join both sides of the ending SR 589 as SR 60 overtakes Memorial Highway southeast through a four-level interchange with George J. Bean Parkway north and SR 616 (Spruce Street) east. Four lanes continue to I-275 at Westshore while three lanes depart for both Tampa International Airport (TPA) and SR 616 east to U.S. 92 (Dale Mabry Highway) near Raymond James Stadium. Photo taken 05/29/19.
SR 616 spurs 1.79 miles east from SR 60 to International Plaza mall and U.S. 92 (Dale Mabry Highway) at Columbus Drive. The greenout for Tampa - St. Petersburg was added in Fall 2019. Photo taken 01/17/20.
Exit 1B to SR 616 also includes access to Cypress Street at Bay West Commerce Park. Photo taken 05/29/19.
Spruce Street east from Memorial Highway to Dale Mabry Highway (U.S. 92) was originally a part of SR 589. SR 589 formed an L-shaped route south from Hillsborough Avenue and east to U.S. 92 until the number was used for the Veterans Expressway. This led to the designation of SR 616 for Spruce Street and Boy Scout Boulevard. Photo taken 05/29/19.
Cypress Street passes under the Memorial Highway freeway east to a number of office buildings and Jefferson High School. Photo taken 05/29/19.
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I-275 trailblazers stand at the end of the Cypress Street off-ramp from SR 60 east. Cypress Point Park lies just to the west, while an on-ramp to the east provides access to the SR 60 exit for the Howard Frankland Bridge (I-275 south). Photos taken 05/29/19.
Two lanes veer away from the SR 60 eastbound mainline via Exit 1A to George J. Bean Parkway north to the passenger terminal of Tampa International Airport (TPA). The laser guided navigation system for the north-south runway of TPA Airport passes over the exchange between the two roadways. Photo taken 08/15/15.
The high speed stack between Memorial Highway, Spruce Street and George J. Bean Parkway replaced a three-level, directional interchange. The previous exchange involved weaving traffic patterns and was often congested during peak hour traffic. Photo taken 08/15/15.
Four lanes of SR 60 (Memorial Highway) extend south from the airport interchange to Interstate 275. Two lanes depart ahead for I-275 east to Downtown Tampa and southwest across Old Tampa Bay to St. Petersburg. Photo taken 08/15/15.
A loop ramp from George J. Bean Parkway adds an eastbound auxiliary lane to I-275 south. The forthcoming ramp joins an adjacent ramp from the parkway to the Howard Frankland Bridge. Photo taken 06/26/15.
Interstate 275 leaves the Westshore area of Tampa for the Howard Frankland Bridge, a six mile system of causeway and bridges across Old Tampa Bay. The freeway reaches Downtown St. Petersburg in 16 miles. Photo taken 06/26/15.
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A two-lane loop ramp follows onto Interstate 275 north toward Downtown Tampa. The freeway travels east six miles to the Downtown Interchange with Interstate 4. Photos taken 10/01/16.
The Memorial Highway freeway ends as SR 60 overtakes Kennedy Boulevard at the signalized entrance to WestShore Plaza mall. Kennedy Boulevard spurs west from SR 60 here to a wye interchange with I-275 south. Photo taken 10/28/06.
SR 60 seamlessly transitions onto Kennedy Boulevard east through the Westshore and Beach Park areas.
A reassurance marker posted after the Memorial Highway end was replaced by 2012 with this JCT assembly pictured here. Photo taken 09/09/13.
SR 60 continues from Memorial Highway to Gardena Avenue and Occident Streets, two additional access points to the adjacent Westshore Plaza Mall. Photo taken 03/19/06.
Kennedy Boulevard lines the south side of WestShore Plaza mall and a number of office buildings from Memorial Highway to Westshore Boulevard (CR 587). This stretch is often congested with several traffic lights in operation. Photo taken 01/18/14.
Beyond Occident Street is the traffic light with Westshore Boulevard (CR 587). The county road meets I-275 at a half diamond interchange nearby. Photo taken 09/09/13.
Hillsborough County Road 587 is mostly unsigned along its trek north along Westshore Boulevard from U.S. 92 (Gandy Boulevard) to SR 616 (Spruce Street). Photo taken 09/09/13.
Continuing east between the North Bon Air and Swann Estates neighborhoods, SR 60 approaches U.S. 92 (Dale Mabry Highway) at this busy intersection. Photo taken 10/28/06.
U.S. 92 travels south to Gandy Boulevard and north to Hillsborough Avenue on Dale Mabry Highway, a four to six lane commercial arterial stretching northward from Mac Dill A.F.B. to Land O' Lakes in Pasco County. Photo taken 03/19/06.
SR 685 (Henderson Boulevard) ties into SR 60 from the southwest at Palma Ceia Pines. The north-south state road combines with SR 60 east in an unsigned overlap to Florida Avenue. There Florida Avenue takes SR 685 north as the state road counterpart of U.S. 41 Business toward Lutz. Photo taken 03/19/06.
Howard Avenue North and Armenia Avenue south constitutes through streets between Interstate 275 and the Hyde Park community south of SR 60. Photo taken 05/06/17.
Willow Avenue joins SR 60 (Kennedy Boulevard) with the Selmon Expressway one block to the south at a diamond interchange. Photo taken 02/23/20.
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Kennedy Boulevard crosses a CSX Railroad line at grade at the intersection with Willow Avenue. Willow Avenue heads south to the Hyde Park / Spanishtown Creek area en route to Bayshore Boulevard. Photo taken 05/06/17. Second photo taken 02/23/20.
SR 60 (Kennedy Boulevard) east reaches the University of Tampa at the intersection with North / South Boulevard. Boulevard joins SR 60 with Bayshore Boulevard to the south and the Ridgewood Park and Tampa Heights area to the north. Photo taken 02/23/20.
Grand Central Avenue separates from SR 60 (Kennedy Boulevard) east and extends three blocks from Brevard Street to Palm Avenue. Grand Central Avenue was the original name of Kennedy Boulevard. Photo taken 02/23/20.
Hyde Park Avenue south and University Drive North meet SR 60 (Kennedy Boulevard) at Henry B. Plant Park. Henry B. Plant Park is home to the Henry B. Plant Museum and a river walk along the Hillsborough River. Photo taken 02/23/20.
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SR 60 east spans the Hillsborough River across a bascule bridge. The Kennedy Boulevard Bridge was built in 1913 and reconstructed in 1995.1 Photos taken 02/23/20.
SR 60 east turns onto Ashley Drive south for one block to Jackson Street east while Kennedy Boulevard carries westbound traffic only through Downtown. Ashley Drive north continues to a trumpet interchange with Interstate 275. Photo taken 02/23/20.
U.S. 41 Business South Florida State Road 60 East
Florida Avenue flows north from the Selmon Expressway near Amalie Arena to become U.S. 41 Business north of Kennedy Boulevard. Photo taken 03/19/06.
Jackson Street east at Marion Street. Marion Street is restricted to HART only busses during weekday hours north to Tyler Street and south to Whiting Street. Photo taken 10/28/06.
U.S. 41 Business south & SR 60 (Jackson Street) east advance one block further to Morgan Street by Hillsborough County Center. Photo taken 10/28/06.
Pierce Street flows south as a gateway street to the Tampa central business district from the Downtown East Interchange of I-275. Photo taken 10/28/06.
Forthcoming Jefferson Street leads drivers south to Brorein Street for the westbound on-ramp to the Selmon Expressway to South Tampa and the Gandy Bridge to St. Petersburg. Photo taken 10/09/15.
U.S. 41 Business south combines with SR 60 east along Jackson Street from Tampa Street to Meridian Avenue. The eleven-block overlap flows east one block to the south of Kennedy Boulevard. Pictured here are trailblazers directing drivers north onto Jefferson Street for the Downtown East interchange of I-275. Photo taken 11/07/14.
Jackson Street passes under the Selmon Expressway beyond the Hillsborough County School Board complex and this sign bridge by E Street. Photo taken 10/09/15.
Brush Street totals just three blocks from Kennedy Boulevard west to Whiting Street. The block between SR 60 west and east technically represents the southern extent of SR 45, as the state road on Nebraska Avenue flows northbound between the same streets. Photo taken 11/24/07.
A sign bridge posted between Brush Street and Nebraska Avenue (SR 45) directs motorists toward ramps for the Selmon Expressway (SR 618) east to Brandon. The 2006-opened express lanes tie into the north end of forthcoming Meridian Avenue. These provide a high speed route east to I-75 and Brandon Parkway. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Nebraska Avenue doubles as SR 45 north to a nearby on-ramp for SR 618 east while en route to west Ybor City and VM Ybor. Photo taken 11/07/14.
U.S. 41 Business south & SR 60 east cross a set of railroad tracks ahead of a turn onto Meridian Avenue north. Meridian Avenue parallels the railroad line south to Beneficial Drive onto Harbour Island. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Meridian Avenue carries U.S. 41 Business south & SR 60 east one block north back to Kennedy Boulevard. Photo taken 10/09/15.
U.S. 41 Business is omitted from this overhead assembly as it and SR 60 turn east onto the easternmost three blocks of Kennedy Boulevard. Meridian Avenue north defaults onto the Express Lane on-ramp for the Selmon Expressway just to the north. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Kennedy Boulevard carries two-way traffic three blocks east from Meridian Avenue to Channelside Drive. Photo taken 09/05/15.
U.S. 41 Business south & SR 60 east turn onto Channelside Drive toward Historic Ybor City at Port Tampa Bay. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Channelside Drive runs south and west to Florida Aquarium and Amalie Arena (home of the NHL Tampa Bay Lightning). Photo taken 09/05/15.
One of Tampa's Streetcars travels alongside U.S. 41 Business & SR 60 (Channelside Drive) northbound. Photo taken 01/28/07.
Twiggs Street extends west from Channelside Drive at McKay Street to the Hillsborough County Courthouse and Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. Photo taken 09/05/15.
U.S. 41 Business & SR 60 curve east from Channelside Drive onto Adamo Drive underneath the elevated Crosstown Expressway. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Channelside Drive continues north from U.S. 41 Business south & SR 60 east two blocks to a roundabout with 4th Avenue and Nuccio Parkway at Historic Ybor City. Photo taken 09/05/15.
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Looking at the Selmon Expressway mainlines and the 2006-completed reversible high-speed lanes of SR 618 from U.S. 41 Business & SR 60. Photos taken 01/28/07.
U.S. 41 Business south & SR 60 east parallel the LeRoy Selmon Expressway viaduct closely along Adamo Drive to North 19th Street. Photo taken 01/28/07.
19th Street heads north from Adamo Drive and this signal to the Ybor State Museum and south to become 20th Street through an industrial area outside Port Tampa Bay. Photo taken 09/05/15.
U.S. 41 Business departs SR 60 (Adamo Drive) east for 21st Street south to 22nd Street through a parclo interchange with SR 618 (Selmon Expressway). Interests to Port Tampa Bay and Cruise Terminal 7 are directed onto U.S. 41 Business (20th Street) south. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Now decommissioned, SR 585 previously emerged from its hidden overlap with U.S. 41 Business along the one-way street couplet of North 21st and 22nd Street. The state road joined SR 60 (Adamo Drive) with Ybor City, East Tampa and College Hill. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Florida State Road 60 East
Advancing east along SR 60 (Adamo Drive), drivers bound for I-4 are directed to U.S. 41 at North 50th Street. 22nd Street north also provides access to I-4 through Historic Ybor City. Photo taken 09/05/15.
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A series of flyovers pass above SR 60 (Adamo Drive) ahead of North 34th Street. These ramps are associated with the Selmon Connector, a toll road linking the Selmon Expressway mainline with Interstate 4. The elevated roadway opened to traffic on January 6, 2014. Photo taken 07/06/13. Second photo taken 10/31/15.
North 34th Street heads north from industrial areas off McKay Bay through East Ybor City. Photo taken 10/31/15.
This trailblazer for I-4 was removed when a sidewalk was added to Adamo Drive in 2015. Photo taken 01/18/14.
SR 569 travels 1.331 miles between SR 60 and U.S. 41 (Melbourne Boulevard) at Highland Pines and East Tampa. The state road is no longer marked from SR 60 east. Photo taken 01/28/07.
SR 569 follows North 39th Street to 40th Street below Interstate 4. There a diamond interchange (Exit 2) with I-4 was closed and demolished by 2006.
The state road south used to end at an diamond interchange with the adjacent Selmon Expressway (SR 618). Those ramps were removed by 2011. Photo taken 10/31/15.
SR 60 (Adamo Drive) winds southeast and approaches U.S. 41. U.S. 41 follows North 50th Street north to Melbourne Boulevard at Highland Pines and south to Palm River. Photo taken 07/06/13.
Adamo Drive bisects an industrial area south of the CSX Uceta Rail Yard and north of the Palm River to 78th Street. Photo taken 04/27/15.
Orient Road spurs north from SR 60 (Adamo Drive) to Orient Park outside the Tampa city limits and Interstate 4 at Exit 6. Photo taken 04/27/15.
Leaving the Tampa city limits, SR 60 crosses the Palm River (Tampa Bypass Canal) along a pair of nondescript bridges. These spans were built in 1970. Photo taken 04/27/15.

  1. Kennedy Boulevard Bridge.

Photo Credits:

  • 03/19/06 by AARoads and Justin Cozart.
  • 10/28/06 by AARoads and Justin Cozart.
  • 01/28/07 by AARoads.
  • 11/24/07 by AARoads.
  • 07/06/13 by AARoads.
  • 09/09/13 by AARoads.
  • 01/18/14 by AARoads.
  • 11/07/14 by AARoads.
  • 04/15/15 by AARoads.
  • 04/27/15 by AARoads.
  • 06/26/15 by AARoads.
  • 08/15/15 by AARoads.
  • 09/05/15 by AARoads.
  • 10/09/15 by AARoads.
  • 10/31/15 by AARoads.
  • 10/01/16 by AARoads.
  • 05/06/17 by AARoads.
  • 05/29/19 by AARoads.
  • 01/17/20 by AARoads.
  • 02/23/20 by AARoads.

Connect with:
Interstate 275
U.S. 41
U.S. 41 Business - Tampa
U.S. 92
State Road 569
Former State Road 585
State Road 685 - Henderson Boulevard

Page Updated 03-02-2020.