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WHO: Mayor Jane Castor
DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022
TIME: 12:30 PM
LOCATION: Meet outside the City of Tampa EOC (711 E. Henderson Ave)
Mayor Castor Continues to Inspect Storm Damage from Ian
Mayor Jane Castor will continue to inspect locations around Tampa, assessing storm damage from Hurricane Ian. She will visit and thank Tampa crews who are working to bring the city back online.
LATEST DAMAGE TOTALS
(Wednesday into Thursday)
206 wires down
143 trees or limbs down
139 traffic lights out
59 street obstructions
“Our push crews are working as quickly as possible to removed downed trees from the roads and those wrapped in power lines receive first priority for our response teams,” Mayor Castor said. “I’m grateful for their hard work and we will also be sending our resources to our neighbors to the south.”
Media crews are invited to follow behind in their vehicles as the mayor goes to the locations and conduct interviews on-site. Locations will be decided later and addresses provided.