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Temporary Lane Closure on S Florida Avenue to begin January 6, 2021 for Utility Construction

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A portion of S Florida Avenue between Water Street (formerly Old Water Street) and Channelside Drive will close beginning on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will install communication facilities along the east side of S Florida Avenue between Water Street and Channelside Drive for the JW Marriott hotel.

One (1) northbound lane on S Florida Avenue between Water Street and Channelside Drive will close at 9 am on January 6, 2021. 

One (1) northbound lane on S Florida Avenue between Water Street and Channelside Drive will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

The sidewalk on the east side of S Florida Avenue between Water Street will be closed during construction.  Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks in the area with signage.

All lanes on S Florida Avenue between Water Street and Channelside Drive will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, January 22, 2021, weather permitting.

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

Northbound motorists can use S Franklin Street between Water Street and Channelside Drive, in lieu of S Florida Avenue.

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 See all road closures at 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