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Temporary Lane Closures N McKinley Drive to begin December 6, 2021 for Utility Construction

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A portion of N McKinley Drive between E Bougainvillea Avenue and E Fowler Avenue will close beginning on Monday, December 6, 2021, for utility construction.  A private contractor will be installing a new sanitary sewer connection across N McKinley Drive for the new Moffitt Hospital located on the east side of N McKinley Drive directly across from the Moffitt McKinley Cancer Center.  The work will be completed in two (2) phases.

During Phase 1, one (1) southbound lane and the northbound left turn lane on N McKinley Drive between E Bougainvillea Avenue and E Fowler Avenue will close at 9 am beginning on December 6, 2021. 

The northbound left turn lane on N McKinley Drive at the Moffitt McKinley Cancer Center signalized intersection will remain closed during both phases of work.

One (1) southbound lane and two (2) northbound lanes on N McKinley Drive between E Bougainvillea Avenue and E Fowler Avenue will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

Phase 1 is expected to be completed by 4 pm on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, weather permitting, with Phase 2 beginning immediately after the completion of Phase 1.

During Phase 2, all northbound lanes on N McKinley Drive between E Bougainvillea Avenue and Moffitt McKinley Cancer Center signalized intersection will close on December 8, 2021, weather permitting.

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

It is anticipated that all lanes on N McKinley Drive between E Bougainvillea Avenue and Moffitt McKinley Cancer Center signalized intersection will be open by 4 pm on Friday, December 17, 2021, weather permitting. 

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

Northbound and southbound motorists can use N 30th Street or N 46th Street between E Bougainvillea Avenue and E Fowler Avenue, in lieu of N McKinley Drive.

Northbound and southbound trucks can use N 30th Street between E Bougainvillea Avenue and E Fowler Avenue, in lieu of N McKinley Drive.

 

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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