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Temporary Lane Closure on E Columbus Drive to begin March 23, 2022 for Utility Construction

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A portion of E Columbus Drive between N Avenida Republica De Cuba and N Nebraska Ave will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing a gas service line on the north side of W Columbus Drive between N 13th Street and N 12th Street.

The westbound lane on E Columbus Drive between N 13th Street and N 12th Street will close at 9 am on March 23, 2022.

Westbound and eastbound traffic on E Columbus Drive between N 13th Street and N 12th Street will be intermittently maintained on the south side of E Columbus Drive.

The sidewalks within the work areas will be closed during construction. Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area during construction.

It is anticipated that all lanes on E Columbus Drive between N 13th Street and N 12th Street will be open by 4 pm on Thursday, May 12 , 2022, weather permitting.

The City recommends that motorists use alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Westbound and eastbound motorists can use E Palm Avenue between N Nuccio Parkway / N 15th Street / N Avenida Republica De Cuba and N Nebraska Ave, in lieu of E Columbus Drive between N 13th Street and N 12th Street.

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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