Belcher Road at Gulf to Bay Boulevard (S.R. 60) Intersection Improvement Study
Pinellas County held a virtual Project Information meeting on Mar. 16, 2021, via Zoom to share information and answer questions about a study the county has undertaken to evaluate alternatives for the intersection. To watch the recorded meeting, visit the Community Outreach web page.
Following the meeting, Pinellas County conducted an online survey to receive public input on the intersection alternatives presented. That feedback is currently being compiled and analyzed and will be presented to the Board of County Commissioners at an upcoming work session.
This website has been created to keep the community informed about the Belcher Road at Gulf to Bay Boulevard intersection improvement study and to provide an opportunity for your input.
Pinellas County is conducting a Project Development and Environmental (PD&E) Study to evaluate operational and safety improvement alternatives for the intersection of Belcher Road and Gulf to Bay Boulevard (S.R. 60) in Clearwater.
The purpose of the study is to identify alternatives to address the existing operational and safety issues at the intersection. Issues include significant traffic flow challenges and a high number of crashes. In 2019 and 2020, 158 crashes were reported that resulted in 19 injuries. Rear-end collisions were the most frequent accident type, followed by angle and left-turn collisions. Anticipated increases in traffic volumes will continue to impact operations at the intersection.
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