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Temporary Lane Closures on N Florida Avenue to begin February 26th 2021 for Building Construction and Road Maintenance

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A portion of N Florida Avenue between E Jackson Street and E Kennedy Boulevard will close beginning on Friday, February 26, 2021 for building construction and road maintenance.  A private contractor will stage a crane and installing pavement markings on N Florida Avenue between E Jackson Street and E Kennedy Boulevard for the new Hyatt hotel.  The work will be completed at night in two phases.

During Phase 1, the contractor will stage a crane in the eastern most lane of N Florida Avenue between E Jackson Street and E Kennedy Boulevard to remove materials from the roof of the Hyatt hotel.  One (1) lane on N Florida Avenue between E Jackson Street and E Kennedy Boulevard will close at 7 pm on February 26, 2021. 

Two (2) northbound lanes will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

Sidewalk on the east side of N Florida Avenue between E Jackson Street and E Kennedy Boulevard will be closed during Phase 1 construction.  Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks in the area with signage.

All lanes on N Florida Avenue will reopen to traffic by 5 am on Saturday, February 27, 2021. 

Phase 2 construction is scheduled to begin on Sunday, March 7, 2021 and will be completed over two (2) consecutive nights from 8 pm to 5 am the following morning.   During Phase 2, the contractor will install final pavement markings on N Florida Avenue between E Jackson Street and E Kennedy Boulevard.  One (1) northbound lane will close on N Florida Avenue between E Jackson Street and E Kennedy Boulevard at 8 pm on March 7, 2021 and will reopen to traffic by 5 am on Monday, March 8, 2021. 

Two (2) northbound lanes will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

All lanes on N Florida Avenue between E Jackson Street and E Kennedy Boulevard will reopen to traffic by 5 am on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, weather permitting.

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

Northbound motorists can use N Morgan Street between E Jackson Street and E Kennedy Boulevard in lieu of N Florida Avenue. 

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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

Phone: (813) 274-3104 Email: debbie.herrington@tampagov.net