U.S. 92 West - Hillsborough County

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U.S. 92 west
U.S. 92 travels west from rural Youmans to reach the Plant City line at Park Road. Park Road provides an easterly truck bypass around Plant City for State Road 39, which until December 23, 2013, ran north-south through Downtown. Photo taken 07/04/08.
SR 553, Park Road to the north, is a 1.41-mile divided highway that connects U.S. 92 with Interstate 4 at Exit 22 in Plant City. Park Road south from U.S. 92 (Baker Street) doubles as unsigned County Road 574A to Alsobrook Road, where it becomes unsigned County Road 39B leading southwest to SR 39 (Redman Parkway). Photo taken 07/04/08.
U.S. 92 (Baker Street) expands to a four-lane boulevard to Gordon Street. 47 miles of the route remain west to St. Petersburg. Photo taken 07/04/08.
Maryland Avenue intersects U.S. 92 west at this traffic light north of Marshall Middle School. Photo taken 07/04/08.
Collins Street originally carried SR 39 southward from U.S. 92 (Reynolds Street) east to Alexander Street and Redman Parkway in south Plant City. The state road now bypasses Downtown to the west along Alexander Street. Photo taken 07/04/08.
Wheeler Street leads due north from Downtown Plant City as the former SR 39 to Interstate 4 and Buchman Highway. This route was redesignated as County Road 39 in December 2013. Photo taken 07/04/08.
U.S. 92 west formerly shared a two-block overlap with SR 39 between Collins and Wheeler Streets. This reassurance marker stands just beyond their former split along Baker Street westbound. Photo taken 07/04/08.
Heading west from Downtown Plant City, Tampa (23 miles away) is the next control city of U.S. 92 west. Photo taken 07/04/08.
U.S. 92 (Baker Street) kinks westward at Franklin Street, a north-south residential street. Photo taken 07/04/08.
Bending northward, U.S. 92 (Baker Street) passes by Rowena Mays Park ahead of SR 39 (Alexander Street). Signed previously as SR 39A north to Interstate 4, Alexander Street was redesignated as SR 39 when the four-lane extension opened from the freeway to Paul Buchman Highway near Knights on December 23, 2013. Photo taken 07/04/08.
Alexander Street angles northeast one mile to a parclo interchange (Exit 20) with Interstate 4. Photo taken 07/04/08.
SR 39A connected U.S. 92 and adjacent SR 574 (Reynolds Street) with Interstate 4. It also formed part of a truck bypass for SR 39 around Downtown Plant City along with unsigned County Road 39A south from SR 574 to SR 39 at Redman Parkway.
State Road 39 overall travels between SR 60 south of Plant City to U.S. 301 at Zephyrhills. Photo taken 07/04/08.
The couplet of U.S. 92 along Baker Street west and Reynolds Street east comes together at Mobley Street two blocks west of SR 39 (Alexander Street). Photo taken 07/04/08.
SR 566 (Thonotosassa Road) branches northwest from U.S. 92 as a 0.93-mile route to Exit 19 of Interstate 4. Photo taken 07/04/08.
U.S. 92 (Hillsborough Avenue) continues west from County Road 579 through the Mango community. Photo taken 04/15/15.
Williams Road parallels Interstate 75 to the east from SR 582 in the Thonotosassa area south to intersect U.S. 92 (Hillsborough Avenue) en route to Broadway (CR 574) at Mango. Photo taken 04/15/15.
U.S. 41 North U.S. 92 West
Decommissioned in 2016, SR 585 followed 22nd Street south to Ybor City and the east split of U.S. 41 Business and SR 60 at Adamo Drive. 22nd Street extends north to the Seminole Heights neighborhood. Photo taken 03/19/06.
U.S. 41 north & 92 (Hillsborough Avenue) west combine for 2.3 miles west from North 40th Street to Nebraska Avenue. The pair split one mile west of North 22nd Street (old R 585). Photo taken 05/26/16.
Hillsborough Avenue west intersects 19th Street by big box retail. Photo taken 05/26/16.
15th Street runs north through Old Seminole Heights and south to Historic YBor. A second section of 15th Street forms a minor arterial route north of the Hillsborough River as well. Photo taken 05/26/16.
Trailblazers prepare motorists for the forthcoming parclo interchange with Interstate 275 after U.S. 41 & 92 intersect 15th Street. Photo taken 05/26/16.
A HAWK signal was installed along Hillsborough Avenue at 11th Street by April of 2016 to improve pedestrian safety. Photo taken 05/26/16.
U.S. 41 turns northward onto Nebraska Avenue from U.S. 92 (Hillsborough Avenue) west at SR 45. SR 45 travels north from Downtown and Historic Ybor City to become the hidden counterpart of U.S. 41 northward to Sulphur Springs, North Tampa and Lutz. Photo taken 05/26/16.
U.S. 41 & SR 45 north follow Nebraska Avenue just east of Interstate 275 to Chapman, where the two shift west of the freeway into unincorporated Lutz. The pair overlap north from Tampa to High Springs. Photo taken 08/20/06.
U.S. 92 west
A lane drop quickly follows from U.S. 92 (Hillsborough Avenue) west for Interstate 275 north. Photo taken 08/12/14.
Interstate 275 runs north-south from the Downtown Interchange with I-4 to the merge with I-75 at the Pasco County line. The freeway turns west from I-4 to Westshore and the Howard Frankland Bridge across Old Tampa Bay. Photo taken 08/12/14.
Heading north from U.S. 92, Interstate 275 travels through Sulphur Springs and East Forest Hills to exit the city ahead of Lutz and Wesley Chapel in Pasco County. Photo taken 08/12/14.
U.S. 92 (Hillsborough Avenue) passes under I-275 ahead of the southbound on-ramp to Tampa Heights, Downtown and North Hyde Park. Photo taken 08/12/14.
Interstate 275 comprises a busy commuter route throughout the city of Tampa. U.S. 92 meets the freeway again at Macfarlane Park via Dale Mabry Highway south. Photo taken 08/12/14.
A traffic light operates to the immediate west of Interstate 275 at Central Avenue. Central Avenue serves Hillsborough High School just to the south. Photo taken 08/12/14.
The U.S. 92 reassurance shield following I-275 stands just west of Central Avenue. Photo taken 08/12/14.
U.S. 41 Business follows in four blocks along Florida Avenue. The business route parallels I-275 north to East Forest Hills and south to Tampa Heights. Photo taken 08/12/14.
Florida Avenue constitutes a four to five lane commercial boulevard between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard (SR 574) and the merge with U.S. 41 at Chapman. Southward toward Downtown, U.S. 41 Business separates into a couplet to SR 60. Photo taken 08/12/14.
Habana Avenue ties into U.S. 92 (Hillsborough Avenue) as a residential street to the north. Southward, the avenue expands into a five lane boulevard to SR 574 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard) at St. Josephs Children's Hospital. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Himes Avenue follows at the ensuing westbound signal as a parallel boulevard to Dale Mabry Highway south to Plaza Terrace and the Stadium Area neighborhoods an north to Egypt Lake Leto outside the Tampa city limits. Photo taken 09/05/15.
A trailblazer for SR 589 precedes the Hillsborough Avenue transition from U.S. 92 west to SR 580 west at Dale Mabry Highway. The six-lane arterial leads directly to the tolled Veterans Expressway at Town 'N Country. Photo taken 09/05/15.
SR 580 dog legs north along Dale Mabry Highway to Busch Boulevard at Carrollwood. Dale Mabry Highway proceeds north from there to Lutz and Land 'O Lakes in Pasco County as SR 597. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Westbound U.S. 92 turns south onto Dale Mabry Highway, while westbound SR 580 overtakes Hillsborough Avenue to Oldsmar in Pinellas County. Photo taken 01/02/06.
A loop ramp brings U.S. 92 west onto Dale Mabry Highway south as part of a six-ramp parclo interchange. Photo taken 01/02/06.
Dale Mabry Highway accommodates six overall lanes from Hillsborough Avenue southward to SR 60 (Kennedy Boulevard). The arterial south of SR 580 travels between Drew Park to the west and along side Al Lopez Park to the east. Photo taken 07/08/14.
One mile south of SR 580 is the western terminus of SR 574 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard) on U.S. 92 (Dale Mabry Highway) westbound. Photo taken 07/08/14.
Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers, comes into view as Dale Mabry Highway intersects Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. SR 574 lines the commercialized boulevard east to Riverbend, Old Seminole Heights and East Tampa across the city. The east end of SR 574 is also with U.S. 92 in Plant City. Photo taken 08/05/14.
A pedestrian bridge crosses over U.S. 92 from George M. Steinbrenner Field, spring training home of the New York Yankees. Raymond James Stadium lies just to the south ahead of Tampa Bay Boulevard. Photo taken 06/26/15.
Tampa Bay Boulevard connects Dale Mabry Highway with Hillsborough Community College and the air cargo facilities of Tampa International Airport (TPA) to the west. East of U.S. 92, the street lines the Stadium Area and Macfarlane Park to Armenia Avenue. Photo taken 06/26/15.
U.S. 92 passes by the east-west runway area for Tampa International Airport (TPA) to SR 616 (Boy Scout Boulevard / Spruce Street). SR 616 provides the most direct route to the airport passenger terminal from Dale Mabry Highway south. Photo taken 08/05/14.
SR 616 winds southwest as a six-lane commercial arterial to International Plaza Mall along the Carver City / Lincoln Gardens neighborhood. The state road links U.S. 92 with SR 60 (Memorial Highway) west to Courtney Campbell Causeway and Clearwater. Photo taken 08/05/14.
Big box retail, fast food restaurants, car dealerships and other businesses line both sides of Dale Mabry Highway to Interstate 275. Photo taken 08/05/14.
Spruce Street runs along the north side of Walters Crossing shopping center west to Carver City / Lincoln Gardens and Manhattan Avenue. East from U.S. 92, the street continues to Macfarlane Park. Photo taken 07/08/14.
A signalized entrance to Walters Crossing and big box retail on the east side of Dale Mabry Highway precedes the diamond interchange between U.S. 92 and Interstate 275. Photo taken 07/08/14.
The new westbound roadway for Interstate 275 passed over U.S. 92 at the former ramp departure location for the freeway south to St. Petersburg. Photo taken 08/14/14.
The original overpasses for Interstate 275 were built in 1962. These were replaced as the freeway was expanded outward to modern standards through fall 2016. Photo taken 08/14/14.
Azeele Street intersects U.S. 92 (Dale Mabry Highway) east from the Beach Park and west from Bon Air neighborhoods. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Swann Avenue follows from Beach Park east across Dale Mabry Highway to adjacent Bon Air and Golfview en route to Historic Hyde Park and Bayshore Boulevard. Photo taken 09/05/15.
SR 685 (Henderson Boulevard) angles southwest from SR 60 (Kennedy Boulevard) through Palma Ceia Pines and Golfview to U.S. 92 (Dale Mabry Highway). The state road travels 14 miles south from U.S. 41 in Lutz to end here. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Henderson Boulevard extends southwest as an city-maintained roadway through Palma Ceia West to Manhattan Avenue at Culbreath Heights. This portion was historically a part of Florida Secondary 600A. Photo taken 09/05/15.
U.S. 92 (Dale Mabry Highway) progresses south along Palma Ceia West as a commercial boulevard. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Dale Mabry Highway ends five miles ahead at the main gate to MacDill Air Force Base. This stretch was formerly the southernmost extent of State Road 685.
U.S. 92 otherwise reaches Downtown St. Petersburg in 18 miles. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Neptune Street travels four blocks east to Himes Avenue at Palma Ceia Golf & Country Club. West the street provides a cutoff to Henderson Boulevard. Photo taken 09/05/15.
A traffic light controls movements of Dale Mabry Highway at San Carlos Street across from Henry B. Plant High School. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Bay To Bay Boulevard crosses the Interbay Peninsula between West Shore Boulevard (CR 587) at Sunset Park and Bayshore Boulevard at Bayshore Gardens. Photo taken 09/05/15.
El Prado Boulevard intersects U.S. 92 between Belmar Gardens and Bayshore Beautiful at the Virginia Park neighborhood of South Tampa. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Euclid Avenue quickly follows along U.S. 92 (Dale Mabry Highway) westbound at the subsequent traffic light. The east-west boulevard meets the Selmon Expressway at a half diamond interchange nearby. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Bay Vista Avenue comprises a local street west into the FairOaks / Manhattan Manor residential area from the entrance to Britton Plaza shopping center. Photo taken 09/05/15.
The ending Lee Roy Selmon Expressway (SR 618) spans U.S. 92 (Dale Mabry Highway) just ahead of its turn onto Gandy Boulevard west. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Forthcoming SR 573 continues Dale Mabry Highway south along the final 1.90 miles to MacDill AFB. Photo taken 09/05/15.
U.S. 92 takes Gandy Boulevard west along the Gandy / Sun Bay South neighborhood to the Gandy Bridge across Tampa Bay. Gandy Boulevard east extends locally to Bayshore Boulevard near Ballast Point. Photo taken 09/05/15.
A parclo interchange joins the Selmon Expressway (SR 618) with separate ramps to Gandy Boulevard as U.S. 92 departs Dale Mabry Highway. Photo taken 04/21/18.
An on-ramp adds traffic to U.S. 92 (Gandy Boulevard) west ahead of an at-grade crossing with the CSX Railroad. The Selmon Expressway Extension project underway through fall 2020 adds elevated lanes within the median of Gandy Boulevard. These future toll lanes will link SR 618 with the Gandy Bridge, bypassing at-grade intersections along U.S. 92. Photo taken 09/05/15.
Gandy Boulevard bisects an industrial and commercial area west from the CSX Railroad crossing to Manhattan Avenue. Photo taken 04/21/18.
A mileage sign appears for U.S. 92 west to Downtown St. Petersburg for motorists joining the route from the Selmon Expressway or SR 573 north. Photo taken 04/21/18.
Lois Avenue travels locally south to an industrial area ahead of Tyson Avenue. This portion of Lois Avenue is discontinuous with other stretches to the north, including the busy portion at Westshore. Photo taken 04/21/18.
Manhattan Avenue comprises a multi-lane boulevard leading north from U.S. 92 (Gandy Boulevard) to the Virginia Park, Belmar Gardens and Sunset Park communities. Henderson Boulevard extends northeast from Manhattan Avenue, with both representing a former alignment of Florida Secondary 600A. Photo taken 04/21/18.
Reassurance marker posted west of Manhattan Avenue. The elevated Selmon Extension will continue between the roadways of Gandy Boulevard and default motorists onto U.S. 92 just ahead of Gandy Park. Photo taken 04/21/18.
The last traffic light along U.S. 92 west in Hillsborough County is with Westshore Boulevard (CR 587). Westshore Boulevard runs south to Port Tampa City and north through Bayside West to Beach Park and SR 60 at Westshore Plaza mall. Photo taken 04/21/18.
A number of businesses line the north side of Gandy Boulevard between Westhore Boulevard (CR 587) and Bridge Street. U.S. 92 traverses a narrow strip of land just ahead. Photo taken 04/21/18.
Downtown St. Petersburg is still a 14 mile drive from U.S. 92 and South Tampa. Photo taken 04/21/18.
U.S. 92 veers southward onto the causeway preceding the Gandy Bridge across Tampa Bay. Photo taken 04/21/18.
The Gandy Bridge consists of two girder bridges. The crossing was the first to link Tampa and St. Petersburg when it opened in 1924 as a toll bridge. That bridge was replaced in 1956, with a second span added in 1976 to accommodate increasing traffic demands on the causeway and bridge. Deterioration in the 1956-bridge led to the construction of a third span between 1994 and December 1996. Photo taken 04/21/18.
The 1956 bridge was slated for demolition after the new westbound bridge opened in 1996. It was repurposed into a fishing pier and hiking trail in 1999 as the Friendship Trail. Continued deterioration and increasing maintenance costs for the bridge however led to its permanent closure in 2008. Photo taken 12/23/15.
Advancing from the apex of the 1996-built westbound Gandy Bridge. Demolished in 2015/16, the former Friendship Trail bridge paralleled the north side of U.S. 92 here. Photo taken 04/21/18.
Entering Pinellas County along U.S. 92 west, two thirds of the way across the Gandy Bridge between Tampa Bay and Old Tampa Bay. Photo taken 04/21/18.


 


Photo Credits:

  • 01/02/06 by AARoads.
  • 03/19/06 by AARoads.
  • 08/20/06 by AARoads and Justin Cozart.
  • 07/04/08 by AARoads.
  • 07/08/14 by AARoads.
  • 08/05/14 by AARoads.
  • 08/12/14 by AARoads.
  • 08/14/14 by AARoads.
  • 04/15/15 by AARoads.
  • 06/26/15 by AARoads.
  • 09/05/15 by AARoads.
  • 12/23/15 by AARoads.
  • 05/26/16 by AARoads.
  • 04/21/18 by AARoads.

Connect with:
Interstate 4
Interstate 275
U.S. 41
U.S. 301
U.S. 41 Business - Tampa
State Road 45
State Road 60
State Road 553 - Park Road
State Road 573 - Dale Mabry Highway
State Road 574
State Road 580
State Road 583
Former State Road 585
State Road 616
State Road 685 - Henderson Boulevard

Page Updated 08-24-2018.