State Road 676 lines Causeway Boulevard east from U.S. 41 and 41 Business through the Palm River and Clair-Mel communities to U.S. 301 near South Tampa. The state road was expanded to urban arterial standards with four through lanes as part of a $42-million project completed by summer 2010.1


Florida 676 west
Unsigned County Road 676 along Causeway Boulevard becomes State Road 676 west of U.S. 301. This first shield quickly follows. Photo taken 01/19/14.
A former trailblazer for the Tampa Crosstown Expressway directed motorists onto 78th Street north. Shields for the Crosstown were replaced in 2008 when a new design was unveiled. This assembly however was not retained during the SR 676 widening. Photo taken 10/16/07.
Unsigned Hillsborough County 573 travels along 78th Street between Florida 60 (Adamo Drive) and Riverview Drive. The north-south roadway meets the Selmon Expressway at a partial interchange (Exit 12) to the north. Photo taken 01/19/14.
Westbound reassurance marker posted for Florida 676 after the Causeway Boulevard intersection with 78th Street. The state road travels 3.189 miles. Photo taken 01/19/14.
Widening of SR 676 (Causeway Boulevard) included the signalization of the intersection with Maydell Drive. Maydell Drive stems north from 36th Avenue to SR 60 (Adamo Drive) across the Palm River. Photo taken 01/19/14.
Florida 676 ends opposite the northbound beginning of U.S. 41 Business at U.S. 41 (50th Street). U.S. 41 Business continues Causeway Boulevard northwest between McKay Bay and the East Bay Channel Turning Basin. Photo taken 01/19/14.
U.S. 41 crosses the west end of SR 676 between Port Sutton and Palm River. Unsigned SR 45 turns from U.S. 41 north onto U.S. 41 Business as unsigned SR 599 also begins and travels north with U.S. 41 into the city of Tampa. Photo taken 01/19/14.
U.S. 41 Business curves northwest to Port Tampa Bay across McKay Bay at Hooker Point. The business loop combines with SR 60 into Downtown Tampa, before joining Nebraska Avenue through north Tampa. Photo taken 01/19/14.

Sources:

  1. "Causeway Boulevard Project ‘Drops Business To Nothing’" Tampa Tribune, October 27, 2008.


Photo Credits:

10/16/07, 01/19/14 by AARoads

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U.S. 41 Business - Tampa
U.S. 301

Page Updated 07-10-2014.