Complete Streets Project on West Bay Drive

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To continue the momentum of implementing complete street treatments throughout Pinellas County, Forward Pinellas has announced another round of funding for complete street concept plans and construction projects. The West Bay Drive Complete Streets Plan would focus on a 2-mile area of West Bay Drive between Clearwater-Largo Road in Largo and the Belleair Causeway Bridge in Belleair Bluffs. The goal is to connect the Pinellas Trail and Largo’s Medical Arts District to the Belleair Causeway Bridge and beach communities.

Below are details regarding the project and construction schedule, or watch the December 8, 2020 Work Session Presentation. For questions, contact Engineering@largo.com

West Bay Drive Complete Streets Concept Plan

Project Background
  • Belleair Causeway Bridge to Clearwater/Largo Road – Over 2 miles
  • Builds on 2017 Forward Pinellas Concept Plan
  • Planned County Resurfacing Project
  • Agency Feedback
    • City of Largo
    • City of Belleair Bluffs
    • City of Belleair Beach
    • City of Belleair Shore
    • Forward Pinellas
    • Pinellas County
Why It's Important
  • Improve pedestrian/bicyclist mobility (connects Pinellas Trail to Belleair Causeway)
  • Ties into other City projects
  • Reduce crashes
  • Maintain travel time
  • Placemaking and developing a character
Project Segments
  • Segment One: Belleair Causeway Bridge to Indian Rocks Road
  • Segment Two: Indian Rocks Road to 20th St NW
  • Segment Three: 20th St NW to Pinellas Trail
  • Segment Four: Pinellas Trail to Clearwater-Largo Road
Proposed Options
Proposed - Indian Rocks Road to Clearwater-Largo Road
  • 12-foot Landscaped Median in select areas
  • Midblock Crossings
  • 11-foot Lanes
  • 10-foot Sidewalk on South Side (separate facility)

Proposed - Sunset Boulevard to Indian Rocks Road
  • Mast Arm Project at Indian Rocks Road
Next Steps
  • FY 2021/22 Design with Input from Partners
  • Business and Community Engagement
  • Continued City Commission Feedback
  • Anticipated FY2023 Construction

Population Size

4th

Largest City in Tampa Bay

Acres of Park Land

4.5K

Largo Businesses