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Partial Lane closures on E Columbus Avenue between N 28th and N 29th Streets begin August 31 for Utility Maintenance Repair

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Starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 31, sections of the eastbound lanes on E Columbus Drive between N 28th and N 29th Streets are closing while department crews repair a wastewater pipe. This repair will be completed in two (2) parts:

The repair will begin in the northbound lane of E Columbus Drive between N 28th and N 29th Streets. Motorists will be directed to merge into the open lane. Normal traffic patterns will resume immediately after the work site.

After this section of the repair is completed, crews will close the southbound lane of  E Columbus Drive between N 28th and N 29th Streets. Motorists will be directed to merge into the open lane. Normal traffic patterns will resume immediately after the work site.

Signage and barricades will be on-site to assist with traffic flow and reroute traffic. The scheduled completion date for this repair is by close of business on Friday, September 3, weather permitting.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion. See all road closures at www.tampagov.net/RoadClosures

Permit: CWS-21-0000530

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For additional information, please contact:

Eric Weiss, P.E., Director

City of Tampa – Wastewater Department

(813) 274-8039; eric.weiss@tampagov.net