Beginning at 9am today, the outside northbound lane on North Florida Avenue will be closed between East Pocahontas Avenue and East Hiawatha Street while the Tampa Water Department conducts maintenance on the water distribution system. 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 Tuesday, October 3, 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, Tuesday, October 3. 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.
See all road closures at www.tampa.gov/RoadClosures
For additional information, contact:
Elias Franco, Water Operations Director
Office: (813) 274-8335
Cell: (813) 352-3607