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Florida 574 curves southwest from West Reynolds Street to merge with Sammonds Road. Sammonds Road is former County Road 574A leading east to Florida 39 (South Alexander Street). Photo taken 03/02/14.
Turkey Creek Road straddles the western reaches of Plant City northward from Beatty's Corner to U.S. 92 (West Baker Street). The northernmost 1.02 miles is unsigned County Road 574B. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Continuing west, SR 574 runs along side a CSX Railroad from Plant City to Mango. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Now outside the Plant City limits, SR 574 becomes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to Tampa. Meeting the state road ahead is Forbes Road, a rural north-south route linking MLK Boulevard with Interstate 4 at Exit 17. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Forbes Road heads south to Trapnell Road and north from U.S. 92 (Hillsborough Avenue) as Branch Forbes Road. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Reassurance marker posted for SR 574 west beyond Forbes Road. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Florida 574 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard) west enters the rural community of Dover ahead of Sydney Dover Road. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Sydney-Dover Road extends Pettie Road south from SR 574 to the community of Sydney. Photo taken 03/02/14.
North Dover Road and Moores Lake Road come together at the next signalized intersection along SR 574 west through Dover. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard remains rural west from Dover toward Seffner. Photo taken 03/02/14.
McIntosh Road links the Seffner area with Interstate 4 via Exit 4 near Antioch to the north. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Continuing west, Florida 574 retains rural highway standards. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Valrico Road heads south from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to Valrico and eastern reaches of Brandon. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Kingsway Road follows at the subsequent signal along SR 574 west north to Thonotosassa and south to the heart of Brandon. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Florida 574 expands into a four-lane arterial at Parsons Avenue. Parsons Avenue provides another main route south to Brandon. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Heading west from Parsons Avenue, SR 574 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard) bisects the unincorporated community of Mango. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Pine Street serves residential areas both north and south of this signal on SR 574. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Highview Road follows north to Clay Pit Road and south to Mango Lake and Limona. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard expands into a six-lane arterial from Highview Road west to Interstate 75. Photo taken 03/02/14.
A branch of County Road 579 travels 6.02 miles north from State Road 579 along Mango Road to U.S. 301 at Thonotosassa. This route is mostly signed with green street blades versus county pentagon markers. Photo taken 03/02/14.
One quarter mile separates the south end of CR 579 from the east end of CR 574 (Hewitt Street) on SR 574 west. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Hewitt Street connects Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard with East Broadway as part of the mostly unsigned route of Hillsborough County 574. Broadway and East 7th Avenue comprise the 9.25-mile route west to Ybor City in Tampa. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Passing through the center of Mango along Florida 574 west of Hewitt Street (CR 574). Photo taken 03/02/14.
Lakewood Drive provides another route south to Brandon via Limona and Providence Road near Brandon Town Center mall. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Westbound shield assembly for SR 574 posted after Lakewood Drive. Photo taken 03/02/14.
Williams Road links SR 574 with CR 574 near the Broadway Center business park to the south. Northward the road parallels I-75 to the Thonotosassa area. Photo taken 03/02/14.
The right lane of Florida 574 west defaults onto Interstate 75 north beyond Williams Road. I-75 encircles the east side of Tampa from Riverview north to Land O' Lakes in Pasco County. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Interstate 75 straddles eastern reaches of Temple Terrace before reaching New Tampa over the next 15 miles. The freeway otherwise travels 89 miles north to Ocala. Photo taken 04/15/15.
A left turn approaches for Interstate 75 south to Ruskin, Bradenton, Sarasota, Fort Myers and Naples. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Interstate 75 forms a busy commuter route south to Riverview and Gibsonton. The freeway ends in 260 miles at SR 826 (Palmetto Expressway) by Miami Lakes. Photo taken 04/15/15.
A closer look at the internally lit street sign for the southbound ramp to I-75 reveals an unusual color scheme for the Interstate highway. Photo taken 03/02/14.
A short distance beyond I-75 is the signalized intersection with Falkenburg Road. Falkenburg Road serves a number of industrial and business parks south from U.S. 92 (Hillsborough Avenue) to Progress Village and Riverview. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Florida 574 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard) again widens to six lanes from I-75 west to Interstate 4. Photo taken 04/15/15.
MLK Boulevard travels between Sabal Park business park and a number of apartment complexes ahead of this shield assembly posted at Coconut Palm Drive. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Florida 574 proceeds west to span the Tampa Bypass Canal, a diversion channel built to relieve the Hillsborough River of excess water to Tampa Bay during heavy rains. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Just west of Tampa Bypass Canal along SR 574 is the junction with U.S. 301. Photo taken 04/15/15.
U.S. 301 travels north to a cloverleaf interchange (Exit 7) with Interstate 4 and U.S. 92 and Thonotosassa. Southward the arterial route curves toward suburban areas of Riverview and Bloomingdale. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Pushing westward from U.S. 301, Florida 574 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard) passes by the Florida State Fairgrounds toward Orient Park. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Orient Road intersects SR 574 at a traffic light south of the half diamond interchange (Exit 6) with Interstate 4. The road serves the CSX Uceta Rail Yard southward to SR 60 (Adamo Drive). Photo taken 04/15/15.
Reassurance marker for SR 574 west posted between Orient Road and the diamond interchange (Exit 5) with Interstate 4. Photo taken 04/15/15.
68th Street and Coroplex Park Drive, short local roads, come together at SR 574 in Orient Park. Photo taken 04/15/15.
A lane drop occurs along Florida 574 west at the forthcoming eastbound on-ramp for Interstate 4. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Interstate 4 leads back east toward Eureka Springs, Plant City and Orlando. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Florida 574 (MLK Boulevard) passes under six lanes of Interstate 4 ahead of the westbound on-ramp into Tampa. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Interstate 4 angles southwest another 1.5 miles to U.S. 41 where it turns west to Ybor City and its conclusion at the Downtown Interchange with I-275. Photo taken 04/15/15.
West from I-4, Florida 574 reduces to three overall lanes and enters the Tampa city limits after 57th Street. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Straddling the north side of the Grant Park street grid, Florida 574 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard) west approaches Florida 583 (North 50th Street). Photo taken 04/15/15.
SR 583 spurs northward 6.01 miles from U.S. 41 (Melbourne Boulevard) near Grant Park to Florida 582 (Fowler Avenue) in the city to Temple Terrace. Photo taken 04/15/15.
SR 574 reduces to two lanes beyond Lake Avenue as it travels between Myrtle Hill and Garden of Memories Cemeteries. A U.S. 41 trailblazer directs motorists to northbound in lieu of SR 583 south. Photo taken 04/15/15.
U.S. 41 runs due north along North 40th Street to intersects MLK Boulevard between Melbourne Boulevard and U.S. 92 (Hillsborough Avenue). Photo taken 04/15/15.
Traveling nearly 480 miles through the state, U.S. 41 joins Tampa with Land O' Lakes and Brooksville to the north and Bradenton and Sarasota to the south. Within Tampa, U.S. 41 generally serves local traffic between Port Tampa Bay, Seminole Heights, Sulphur Springs, the USF area in north Tampa and Lutz. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Continuing west from U.S. 41 (North 40th Street), Florida 574 expands into a four-lane urban boulevard for the remainder of its route to Drew Park. Photo taken 04/15/15.
North 34th Street runs south through College Hill to the industrial east side of Ybor City. Photo taken 04/15/15.
North 29th Street comprises a residential street through College Hill. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Florida 585 (North 22nd Street) and Florida 574 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard) intersect near Belmont Estates north of Ybor City and south of Seminole Heights. Photo taken 04/15/15.
SR 585 will be turned back to the city in 2016, leaving North 22nd Street to U.S. 41 & 92 (Hillsborough Avenue), and southbound 21st Street through Historic Ybor City as a local through route to SR 60 (Adamo Drive). Photo taken 04/15/15.
15th Street heads north to U.S. 41 & 92 (Hillsborough Avenue) at Seminole Heights and south to Lake Avenue, where it forms a one-way couplet along side Avenida Republica De Cuba to Ybor City. Photo taken 04/15/15.
The next signal along SR 574 westbound joins the route with SR 45 (Nebraska Avenue). Photo taken 04/15/15.
Florida 45 travels 3.17 miles independent of U.S. 41 along Nebraska Avenue between U.S. 41 Business (Kennedy Boulevard) near Channelside and U.S. 41 & 92 (Hillsborough Avenue) at Seminole Heights. The remainder of the route doubles as an unsigned state road component of U.S. 41 south to Naples and north to High Springs. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Two tenths of a mile separates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard from SR 45 and the diamond interchange (Exit 46B) with Interstate 275. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Interstate 275 heads north along side Nebraska Avenue to north Tampa and Lutz as a busy commuter route. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Within the city of Tampa, the control point for Interstate 275 south is St. Petersburg. The freeway turns west from the Downtown Interchange with I-4 to straddled northern reaches of Downtown en route to Westshore and the Howard Frankland Bridge across Old Tampa Bay. Photo taken 04/15/15.
A state-named shield directs motorists onto I-275 south to Downtown and Hyde Park. I-275 reaches Downtown St. Petersburg in 23 miles. Photo taken 04/15/15.
A traffic light governs movements between SR 574 and Central Avenue to the immediate west of I-275. Photo taken 04/15/15.
A reassurance marker stands west of Central Avenue for motorists joining MLK Boulevard from Interstate 275. Photo taken 04/15/15.
U.S. 41 Business crosses paths with Florida 574 next along a one-way couplet of Florida Avenue north and Highland Avenue and Tampa Street south. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Florida Avenue carries all of U.S. 41 Business northbound from SR 60 (Kennedy Boulevard) in Downtown Tampa to U.S. 92 (Hillsborough Avenue). North from there, Florida Avenue carries two-way traffic as an urban arterial to Lutz. Photo taken 04/15/15.
SR 574 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard) intersects Arlington Avenue midway between U.S. 41 Business north and south by this shield assembly. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Tampa Street extends south from MLK Boulevard to become U.S. 41 Business to Downtown. The US route mainline travels an S-curve nearby to join Tampa Street from Highland Avenue southbound. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Continuing west from Highland Avenue along SR 574 through the Riverside Heights community. Photo taken 04/15/15.
North Boulevard provides a through street south from MLK Boulevard to North Hyde Park and Bayshore Boulevard on Hillsborough Bay. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Florida 574 rises to cross the Hillsborough River between Ridge and Rome Avenues. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Rome Avenue passes below the Hillsborough River bridge to link with River View Avenue to the south of SR 574. There is no direct access to Rome Avenue north to Lowry Park from westbound. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Armenia Avenue follows at the next signal. The north-south boulevard connects Carrollwood, Forest Hills and Lowry Park to the north with West Tampa, I-275 (Exit 42) and Hyde Park to the south. Photo taken 04/15/15.
One half mile further west, Florida 574 west intersects MacDill Avenue south across from St. Joseph's Hospital. Photo taken 03/15/14.
The subsequent signal joins MLK Boulevard with Buccaneer Place south and Tampa Bay Park office complex. Buccaneer Place is home to the corporate offices of the Tampa Bay Bucs NFL franchise. Photo taken 03/15/14.
A second access road connects the north side of SR 574 with Tampa Bay Park across from an access road to the 2005 demolished Tampa Bay Center mall. Photo taken 03/15/14.
Himes Avenue intersects Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard at the northeast corner of the old site of Tampa Stadium. Raymond James Stadium lies just to the south as the home venue of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Himes Avenue otherwise parallels Dale Mabry Highway north to Carrollwood and south to South Tampa. Photo taken 03/15/14.

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03/02/14, 03/15/14, 04/15/15 by AARoads

Page Updated 04-30-2015.