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Temporary Lane Closure E Columbus Drive to begin August 2, 2021 for Utility Construction

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A portion of E Columbus Drive between N 34th Street and N 40th Street will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Monday, August 2, 2021 for utility construction. A utility contractor will be installing a pole and electric conduits on the south side of E Columbus Drive between O’Berry Lane and N 35th Street. One (1) eastbound lane on E Columbus Drive between N 34th Street and N 35th Street will close beginning at 9 am on August 2, 2021.

Two (2) eastbound lanes on E Columbus Drive between N 34th Street and N 35th Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

Sidewalks within the work area will be closed during construction. Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area at all times.

It is anticipated that all lanes on E Columbus Drive between N 34th Street and N 35th Street will be open by 4 pm on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, weather permitting.

The City recommends using alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Eastbound motorists and trucks can use E 7th Avenue between N 34th Street and N 39th Street/N 40th Street in lieu of E Columbus Drive.

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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