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Temporary Lane Closures of S Franklin Street to begin March 14, 2022 for Banner Removals

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A portion of S Franklin Street between E Brorein Street and Water Street (formerly Old Water Street) will close beginning on Monday, March 14, 2022 for banner removals.  A private contractor will remove the two (2) temporary SEC Basketball Tournament 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. 

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 March 14, 2022.

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 be maintained at all times during construction.

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 Tuesday, March 15, 2022, weather permitting.

The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Road Closure

ROW-22-0000625

For additional information, please contact:

Debbie Herrington, P.E., Transportation ROW Engineer

City of Tampa Mobility Department

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