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Temporary Lane Closures E Sligh Avenue and N Armenia Avenue to begin January 18, 2021 for Utility Construction

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A portion of E Sligh Avenue between N Habana Avenue and N Armenia Avenue and N Armenia Avenue between W Waters Avenue and W Hillsborough Avenue will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Monday, January 18, 2021 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing a small wireless facility on the south side of E Sligh Avenue between N St. Peter Avenue and N Armenia Avenue and electrical conduit on the west side of N Armenia Avenue between W Sligh Avenue and W Hiawatha Street.

One (1) eastbound lane on E Sligh Avenue between N Tampania Avenue and N Armenia Avenue and one (1) southbound lane on N Armenia Avenue between W Cluster Avenue and W Hiawatha Street will close at 9 am beginning on January 18, 2021.

One (1) lane of eastbound on E Sligh Avenue between N Tampania Avenue and N Armenia Avenue and one (1) southbound lane on N Armenia Avenue between W Cluster Avenue and W Hiawatha Street will be maintained 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.

All lanes on E Sligh Avenue between N Tampania Avenue and N Armenia Avenue and on N Armenia Avenue between W Cluster Avenue and W Hiawatha Street will be open 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. 

Eastbound motorists can use W Waters Avenue or W Hillsborough Avenue between N Habana Avenue and N Rome Avenue, in lieu of E Sligh Avenue. Eastbound trucks can use W Waters Avenue or W Hillsborough Avenue between N Himes Avenue and N Florida Avenue, in lieu of E Sligh Avenue.

Southbound motorists can use N Rome Avenue or N Habana Avenue between W Waters Avenue and W Hillsborough Avenue, in lieu of N Armenia Avenue. Southbound trucks can use N Himes Avenue or N Florida Avenue between W Waters Avenue and W Hillsborough Avenue, in lieu of N Armenia Avenue.

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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