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Temporary Lane Closures on S Morgan Street and Channelside Drive to begin September 2, 2021 for Signal Construction

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A portion of S Morgan Street between E Brorein Street and Water Street (formerly Old Water Street) and Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Jefferson Street will close beginning on Thursday, September 2, 2021 for signal construction.  A City contractor will be removing the old traffic signal poles and mast arms, installing pedestrian signal poles, installing a bulb-out and replacing sidewalks at the intersection of S Morgan Street and Channelside Drive. The work will be completed in five (5) phases as follows:

Phase 1

  • Construction on the northeast corner of S Morgan Street and Channelside Drive. 
  • The northbound lane on S Morgan Street between Channelside Drive and E Brorein Street, one (1) northbound lane on S Morgan Street between Water Street and Channelside Drive and one (1) eastbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will close at 9 am on September 2, 2021.
  • One (1) northbound lane on S Morgan Street between Water Street and Channelside Drive and one (1) eastbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.
  • It is anticipated that the Phase 1 construction work will be completed by 4 pm on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, weather permitting. 

Phase 2

  • Construction on the northwest corner of S Morgan Street and Channelside Drive.
  • One (1) southbound on S Morgan Street between E Brorein Street and Channelside Drive will close at 9 am on Thursday, September 16, 2021.
  • One (1) southbound on S Morgan Street between E Brorein Street and Channelside Drive will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.
  • It is anticipated that the Phase 2 construction work will be completed by 4 pm on Thursday, September 30, 2021, weather permitting.  

Phase 3

  • Construction includes the removal of the old poles and mast arms on all four (4) corners on the intersection. 
  • Construction will occur over two consecutive nights from 9 pm to 5 am. 
  • Beginning at 9 pm on Sunday, October 3, 2021, there will be intermittent lane closures at the intersection of S Morgan Street and Channelside Drive.

Phase 4

  • Construction on the southwest corner of S Morgan Street and Channelside Drive.
  • One (1) eastbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will close for two (2) consecutive days beginning at 9 am on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.
  • Two (2) eastbound lanes on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.
  • It is anticipated that the Phase 4 construction work will be completed by 4 pm on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, weather permitting. 

Phase 5

  • Construction on the southeast corner of S Morgan Street and Channelside Drive.
  • One (1) eastbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Jefferson Street and one (1) northbound lane on S Morgan Street between Water Street and Channelside Drive will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Thursday, October 7, 2021.
  • Two (2) eastbound lanes on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Jefferson Street and one (1) northbound lane on S Morgan Street between Water Street and Channelside Drive will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

Sidewalks in the work areas will be closed during construction.  Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks with signage.

All lanes on S Morgan Street between E Brorein Street and Water Street and Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Jefferson Street will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Monday, October 11, 2021, weather permitting.

Road Closure

The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

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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