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Temporary Lane Closure W Columbus Drive to begin February 16, 2022 for Utility Construction

Posted Date

A portion of W Columbus Drive between N Tampa Street/N Florida Avenue and N Boulevard will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, for utility construction. A utility contractor will be installing new gas service connections on the north side of W Columbus Drive between N Highland Avenue and N Ola Avenue. The westbound lane on W Columbus Drive between N Highland Avenue and N Ola Avenue will be closed beginning at 9 am on February 16, 2022.

Westbound and eastbound traffic on W Columbus Drive between N Highland Avenue and N Ola Avenue will be intermittently maintained on the south side of W Columbus Drive 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 W Columbus Drive between N Highland Avenue and N Ola Avenue will be open by 4 pm on Friday, April 8, 2022, weather permitting.

The City recommends using alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Westbound and eastbound motorists can use W Palm Avenue between N Tampa Street/N Florida Avenue and N Boulevard, in lieu of W Columbus Drive.

Westbound and eastbound trucks can use W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard between N Tampa Street/N Florida Avenue and N Boulevard, in lieu of W Columbus Drive.

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See all road closures at www.tampa.gov/RoadClosures


For additional information, please contact:
Debbie Herrington, P.E., Transportation ROW Engineer

City of Tampa Mobility Department
(813) 274-3104; debbie.herrington@tampagov.net