This presentation will detail the new Howard Frankland Bridge replacement project that is currently underway. This project, the largest ever undertaken by FDOT in the Tampa Bay region, incorporates innovative features that will extend the service life while improving regional connectivity for multiple modes of transportation. The presentation will include unique design characteristics and resiliency features, detailed construction challenges, and showcase what will be the largest bridge in the state of Florida when complete.
Greg Deese is a professional engineer and has been an FDOT employee for 18 years. He has managed FDOT construction projects since 2013. He currently serves as resident engineer in the District 7 CCEI Construction office overseeing the largest road and bridge projects in the Tampa Bay area. Notable projects he has worked on include the Gateway Expressway, the Howard Frankland Bridge replacement, and the new Tampa Downtown Interchange project. Greg holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from the University of South Florida.