Beginning at 9 am today (08/04/2023), the outside westbound lane of East Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be closed between North 12th Street and North 13th Street while the Tampa Water Department repairs a water main break. Barricades and signs will be located in the area to assist with rerouting and traffic flow. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 5pm today and then close again on Monday, August 7, at 9am to continue the work. Please use caution when driving in the area.
The completion of the work with a return to normal traffic patterns is expected by 5pm, Monday, August 7. The Tampa Water Department may need to return at a later date to complete additional work. An update will be provided at that time. Work schedules are contingent upon weather conditions. The staff and crews of the Tampa Water Department appreciate everyone's patience during this time.
For additional information, contact:
Elias Franco, Water Operations Director
Office: (813) 274-8335
Cell: (813) 352-3607