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Temporary Lane Closure on Channelside Drive to begin January 19, 2021 for Utility Construction

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A portion of Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 for utility construction. A private contractor will be installing electrical lines for a small wireless facility on the south side of Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street. The right turn lane on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will close at 9 am beginning on January 19, 2021.

Three (3) eastbound lanes on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

Right turns onto S Florida Avenue will be maintained at all times during construction from the right eastbound lane.

Sidewalks within the work area will be closed during construction. Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks with signage.

It is anticipated that all lanes on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, January 22, 2021, weather permitting.

The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

A high-resolution map with the City of Tampa’s suggested alternate routes can be found embedded below.

Road Closure January 14th
ROW-21-0000178

See all road closures at www.tampa.gov/RoadClosures


For additional information, please contact:

Debbie Herrington, P.E., Transportation ROW Engineer

City of Tampa Mobility Department

Phone: (813) 274-3104
Email: debbie.herrington@tampagov.net