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Temporary Lane Closures on N 46th Street to begin March 15, 2021 for Road Construction

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A portion of N 46th Street between E Busch Boulevard and E Fowler Avenue will close at 9 am beginning on Monday, March 15, 2021 for road construction.  A City of Tampa contractor will be constructing road improvements on N 46th Street from E Busch Boulevard and E Fowler Avenue. The construction will be accomplished in five (5) phases.

Phase 1 (milling, paving and striping the northbound and southbound lanes on N 46th Street between E Busch Boulevard and E Bougainvillea Avenue/E Serena Drive): One (1) lane of traffic at a time will close beginning at 9 am on March 15, 2021. One (1) lane of northbound and southbound traffic will be intermittently maintained on the opposite side of the road at all times, with delays. Phase 2 will begin immediately following completion of Phase 1.

Phase 2 (milling, paving and striping the northbound and southbound lanes on N 46th Street between E Bougainvillea Avenue/E Serena Drive and E Fowler Avenue): One (1) lane of traffic at a time will close. One (1) lane of northbound and southbound traffic will be intermittently maintained on the opposite side of the road at all times, with delays. Phase 3 will begin immediately following completion of Phase 2.

Phase 3 (improvements outside of the roadway on the east and west sides of N 46th Street between E Busch Boulevard and E Fowler Avenue): One (1) lane of traffic at a time will close. One (1) lane of northbound and southbound traffic will be intermittently maintained on the opposite side of the road at all times, with delays.

Phases 4 and 5 will take place at a later date and will include the construction of a roundabout at the E Linebaugh Avenue/N 46th Street intersection and road improvements at the E Bougainvillea Avenue/E Serena Drive/N 46th Street intersection. 

Sidewalks within the work area will be closed.  Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area at all times during construction.

All lanes on N 46th Street between E Busch Boulevard and E Fowler Avenue for Phases 1-3 will be open to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, September 24, 2021, weather permitting.  

All phases of construction will be completed by 4 pm on Friday, April 8, 2022. 

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

Northbound and southbound motorists can use N 56th Street or N Malcolm McKinley Drive between E Busch Boulevard and E Fowler Avenue, in lieu of N 46th Street.

 

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For additional information, please contact:

Albert Calloway, Chief Construction Engineer

City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management

(813) 635-3400; 

albert.calloway@tampagov.net