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Temporary Lane Closures of S Franklin Street to begin January 19, 2021 for Banner Installation

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A portion of S Franklin Street between E Brorein Street and Water Street (formerly Old Water Street) will close on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, for banner installation.  A private contractor will install temporary banners on the north and south sides of the Embassy Suites/Tampa Convention Center sky bridge over S Franklin Street between Channelside Drive and Water Street for Super Bowl LV.  One (1) southbound lane on S Franklin Street between E Brorein Street and Water Street and one (1) northbound lane on S Franklin Street between Water Street and Channelside Drive will close at 10 pm on January 19, 2021 and will reopen to traffic by 2 am on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. 

One (1) southbound lane and one (1) northbound lane on S Franklin Street between E Brorein Street and Water Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

The sidewalk on the west side of S Franklin Street between Channelside Drive and Water Street will be closed during construction.  Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area at all times.

All lanes on S Franklin Street between E Brorein Street and Water Street will reopen to traffic by 2 am on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, weather permitting.

The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Road Closure

ROW-21-0000517

 

For additional information, please contact:

Debbie Herrington, P.E., Transportation ROW Engineer

City of Tampa Mobility Department

(813) 274-3104; 

debbie.herrington@tampagov.net