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Temporary Lane Closures E Twiggs Street to begin July 13, 2021 for Road Construction

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A portion of E Twiggs Street between N Meridian Avenue and N Jefferson Street will close beginning at 9 am on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 for road construction.  A private contractor will be widening and resurfacing E Twiggs Street between N Meridian Avenue and N East Street and performing intersection improvements at the intersection of E Twiggs Street and N Nebraska Avenue.  One (1) westbound lane and one (1) eastbound lane on E Twiggs Street between N Meridian Avenue and N Nebraska Avenue will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on July 13, 2021. 

During portions of the construction, there will also be some nightly lane closures from 7 pm to 7 am on E Twiggs Street between N Meridian Avenue and N East Street.

One (1) westbound lane and one (1) eastbound lane on E Twiggs Street between N Meridian Avenue and N East 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.

It is anticipated that all lanes on E Twiggs Street Street between N Meridian Avenue and N East Street will be open to traffic by 4 pm on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, weather permitting. 

The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Westbound motorists can use E Kennedy Boulevard between N Meridian Avenue and N Morgan Street, in lieu of E Twiggs Street.

Eastbound motorists can use E Jackson Street between N Pierce Street and N Meridian Avenue, in lieu of E Twiggs Street.

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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
(813) 274-3104; debbie.herrington@tampagov.net