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Temporary Lane Closure N Armenia Avenue to begin July 16, 2021 for Road Construction

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A portion of N Armenia Avenue between W Waters Avenue and W Busch Boulevard will close beginning on Friday, July 16, 2021 for road construction.  A City of Tampa contractor will be constructing a temporary sidewalk on the east side of N Armenia Avenue between W Skagway Avenue and W Busch Boulevard as Phase 2 of a multi-phase project for reconstruction of the N Armenia Avenue intersection at W Busch Boulevard. One (1) northbound lane on N Armenia Avenue between W Skagway Avenue and W Busch Boulevard will close at 9 am on July 16, 2021.

One (1) northbound lane on N Armenia Avenue between W Skagway Avenue and W Busch Boulevard will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

Phase 2 is expected to be completed by 4 pm on Monday, July 19, 2021, weather permitting.

Future phases will begin on Monday, July 26, 2021 and commence immediately after completion of the previous phase. Future phases include the following:

  • Phase 3: The northbound and southbound lanes on N Armenia Avenue between W Humphrey Street and W Busch Boulevard will close.
  • Phase 4: The northbound lane on N Armenia Avenue between W Waters Avenue and W Skagway Avenue will close.
  • Phase 5: The northbound lane on N Armenia Avenue between W Busch Boulevard and Armenia Place and one (1) westbound lane on W Busch Boulevard between N Albany Avenue and N Armenia Avenue will close.
  • Phase 6: Three (3) southbound lanes on N Armenia Avenue between Armenia Place and W Busch Boulevard and one (1) westbound lane on W Busch Boulevard between N Albany Avenue and N Arrawana Avenue will close.
  • Phase 7: Three (3) northbound lanes on N Armenia Avenue between W Skagway Avenue and W Busch Boulevard and one (1) eastbound lane on W Busch Boulevard between N Arrawana Avenue and N Albany Avenue will close.
  • Phase 8: The southbound lane on N Armenia Avenue between W Busch Boulevard and W Skagway Avenue and one (1) eastbound lane on W Busch Boulevard between N Arrawana Avenue and N Armenia Avenue will close.

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.

All phases of the reconstruction of the N Armenia Avenue intersection at W Busch Boulevard are expected to be completed by Friday, August 5, 2022, weather permitting.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion. 

Northbound motorists can use N Boulevard or N Dale Mabry Highway between W Waters Avenue and W Busch Boulevard, in lieu of N Armenia Avenue. 

Northbound trucks can use N Florida Avenue or N Dale Mabry Highway between W Waters Avenue and W Busch Boulevard, in lieu of N Armenia Avenue.

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