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Temporary Lane Closures of W Cass Street and N Rome Avenue beginning February 8th 2021 for Utility Construction

Posted Date

A portion of W Cass Street between N Howard Avenue and N Willow Avenue and a portion of N Rome Avenue between W Cypress Street and W Kennedy Boulevard will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Monday, February 8, 2021, for utility construction. A utility contractor will be installing communication conduit on the south side of W Cass Street between N Freemont Avenue and N Oregon Avenue and on the west side of N Rome Avenue between W Cass Street and W Carmen Street. The eastbound traffic lane on W Cass Street between N Freemont Avenue and N Oregon Avenue will close at 9 am on February 8, 2021.

Eastbound and westbound traffic will be intermittently maintained on the north side of W Cass Street during construction, with delays.

The southbound lane on N Rome Avenue between W Cass Street and W Carmen Street will also close.

Southbound and northbound traffic will be intermittently maintained on the east side of N Rome Avenue during construction, with delays.

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

It is anticipated that all lanes on W Cass Street between N Freemont Avenue and N Oregon Avenue and all lanes on N Rome Avenue between W Cass Street and W Carmen Street will reopen by 4 pm on Monday, March 15, 2021, weather permitting.

The City recommends using alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Eastbound and westbound motorist can use W Cypress Street or W Kennedy Boulevard between N Howard Avenue and N Willow Avenue, in lieu of W Cass Street.

Southbound and northbound motorist can use N Willow Avenue between W Cypress Street and W Kennedy Boulevard, in lieu of N Rome Avenue.

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See all road closures at www.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