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Temporary Lane Closures on Bayshore Boulevard and S Howard Avenue began on November 12, 2021 for Utility Construction

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A portion of Bayshore Boulevard between S Rome Avenue and W Bay to Bay Boulevard and a portion of S Howard Avenue between W Morrison Avenue and W Swann Avenue closed daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Friday, November 12, 2021 for utility construction.   A utility contractor will install communication conduit along S Howard Avenue between Bayshore Boulevard and W Swann Avenue as part of the City of Tampa Traffic Signal Upgrade project.

One (1) southbound lane on Bayshore Boulevard between S De Soto Avenue and S Ardson Place closed beginning at 9 am on November 12, 2021.

One (1) southbound lane on Bayshore Boulevard between S Desoto Avenue and S Ardson Place will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

The northbound lane on S Howard Avenue between W Morrison Avenue and W Swann Avenue also closed beginning at 9 am on November 12, 2021.

Northbound and southbound traffic on S Howard Avenue between W Morrison Avenue and W Swann Avenue will be intermittently maintained on the west side of S Howard Avenue at all times during construction, with delays.

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

All lanes on Bayshore Boulevard between S De Soto Avenue and S Ardson Place and on S Howard Avenue between W Morrison Avenue and W Swann Avenue will be open by 4 pm on Monday, September 19, 2022, weather permitting.

The Citywide Tampa Traffic Signal Upgrade project is scheduled for completion in March of 2024.

Subsequent lane closures on Bayshore Boulevard between S De Soto Avenue and S Ardson Place and on S Howard Avenue between W Morrison Avenue and W Swann Avenue are expected to occur during the project timeframe.

The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion. 

Southbound motorists can use W Swann Avenue between S Rome Avenue and S MacDill Avenue/W Bay to Bay Boulevard in lieu of Bayshore Boulevard.

Northbound and southbound motorists can use S MacDill Avenue W Swann Avenue and W Bay to Bay Boulevard in lieu of S Howard Avenue.

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


For additional information, please contact:
Traffic Management Center, Smart Mobility Division

City of Tampa Mobility Department
(813) 274-7358; TrafficManagement@tampagov.net