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Temporary Closure of Riverwalk to begin October 13, 2021 for Building Construction

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A portion of the Riverwalk between W Platt Street/Channelside Drive and S Harbour Island Boulevard will close beginning on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 for building construction.  A private contractor will be renovating the Tampa Convention Center at 333 S Franklin Street adjacent to the Riverwalk.

The Riverwalk between the Platt Street Bridge and the south side of the Tampa Convention Center (Sail Plaza) will close beginning at 9 am on October 13, 2021.

Riverwalk access between Platt Street Bridge and the Sail Plaza will be maintained via a designated Riverwalk detour route at all times during the construction. 

Access to the Cross Bay Ferry St Pete-Tampa dock will only be available from the south side of the Tampa Convention Center.

The Riverwalk will reopen by 4 pm on Friday, December 23, 2022, weather permitting. 

The City of Tampa recommends that pedestrians use the designated Riverwalk detour route between Platt Street Bridge and the Sail Plaza.

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For additional information, please contact:

Debbie Herrington, P.E., Transportation ROW Engineer

City of Tampa Mobility Department

(813) 274-3104; debbie.herrington@tampagov.net

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