Beginning at 9am today, Orient Road will be closed between E 14th Ave and E Broadway Ave while the Tampa Water Department conducts maintenance on the water distribution system. Barricades and flaggers will be located in the area to assist with rerouting and traffic flow. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 5pm and then close again the following morning at 9am to continue the work. Please consider alternate routes and use caution when driving in the area. Modifications to lane closures may be necessary during the course of the work.
The completion of the work with a return to normal traffic patterns is expected by 5pm, Tuesday, July 12. 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 tampa.gov/RoadClosures.
For additional information, contact:
Elias Franco, Water Operations Director
Office: (813) 274-8335
Cell: (813) 352-3607