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Temporary Lane Closures W Cypress Street and N Himes Avenue to begin August 23, 2021 for Road Maintenance

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A portion of W Cypress Street between N Dale Mabry Highway and N MacDill Avenue and N Himes Avenue between W Spruce Street and W Kennedy Boulevard will close nightly from 9 pm to 5 am beginning on Monday, August 23, 2021 for road maintenance. A private contractor will repaint the crosswalks on W Cypress Street and on N Himes Avenue at the W Cypress Street/N Himes Avenue intersection.

One (1) eastbound on W Cypress Street between N Dale Mabry Highway and N Glen Avenue, one (1) westbound lane on W Cypress Street between N Glen Avenue and N Dale Mabry Highway, one (1) southbound on N Himes Avenue between W Arch Street and W Himes Avenue, and one (1) northbound lane on N Himes Avenue between W Lemon Street and W Grace Street will close,  one lane at a time, beginning at 9 pm on August 23, 2021.

Two (2) eastbound lanes and two (2) westbound lanes on W Cypress Street and two (2) southbound lanes and two (2) northbound lanes on N Himes Avenue at the W Cypress Street/N Himes Avenue intersection, as well as all left turn movements will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

Sidewalks within the construction area will be closed. Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks in the area, with signage.

All lanes on W Cypress Street and N Himes Avenue at the W Cypress Street/N Himes Avenue intersection will be open by 5 am on Friday, September 3, 2021, weather permitting.

The City recommends using alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Eastbound and westbound motorists can use W Kennedy Boulevard or W Spruce Street between N Dale Mabry Highway and N MacDill Avenue, in lieu of W Cypress Street. Eastbound and westbound trucks can use W Kennedy Boulevard or W Columbus Drive between N Dale Mabry Highway and N MacDill Avenue, in lieu of W Cypress Street. Southbound and northbound motorists and trucks can use N Dale Mabry Highway or N MacDill Avenue between W Spruce Street and W Kennedy Boulevard, in lieu of N Himes Avenue.

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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