A portion of Channelside Drive between E Twiggs Street and E Cumberland Avenue will close beginning on Monday, June 21, 2021 for road construction. A City of Tampa contractor will be resurfacing Channelside Drive between E Kennedy Boulevard and E Washington Street as part of the Channel District Community Redevelopment Area’s Transformative Complete Streets Project. Construction project includes lane reductions from 4 lanes to 3 lanes, landscape medians, pedestrian safety improvements and other safety enhancements on Channelside Drive between E Cumberland and E Kennedy Boulevard.
Channelside Drive between E Kennedy Boulevard and E Cumberland Avenue and two (2) southbound lanes on Channelside Drive between E Twiggs Street and E Kennedy Boulevard will close at 8 pm on June 21, 2021.
The southbound left turn lane and right turn lane on Channelside Drive between E Twiggs Street and E Kennedy Boulevard will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.
All lanes on Channelside Drive will be open to traffic by 5 am on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, weather permitting.
The entire construction project is scheduled to be completed in January of 2022.
The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.
For additional information, please contact:
Albert Calloway, Chief Construction Engineer
City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management