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Temporary Lane Closures of W Gandy Boulevard to begin October 11, 2021 for Road Construction

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A portion of W Gandy Boulevard between S Dale Mabry Highway and Bayshore Boulevard will close beginning on Monday, October 11, 2021 for road construction.  A Hillsborough County contractor will be constructing road improvements on W Gandy Boulevard between S Dale Mabry Highway and Bayshore Boulevard in two (2) phases.

Phase 1 will include construction of sidewalks, curbing, and driveways on the north side and south side of W Gandy Boulevard between S Dale Mabry Highway and Bayshore Boulevard. During Phase 1, one (1) eastbound lane and one (1) westbound lane of W Gandy Boulevard between S Dale Mabry Highway and Bayshore Boulevard will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on October 11, 2021. 

One (1) eastbound lane and one (1) westbound lane of W Gandy Boulevard between S Dale Mabry Highway and Bayshore Boulevard will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

Phase 2, which will include milling, paving and restriping W Gandy Boulevard between S Dale Mabry Highway and Bayshore Boulevard, S Himes Avenue between W Hawthorne Road and W Marlin Avenue, and S MacDill Avenue between W Hawthorne Road and W Marlin Avenue, will take place at a later date.

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

All lanes on W Gandy Boulevard between S Dale Mabry Highway and Bayshore Boulevard will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Monday, February 28, 2022, weather permitting.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion. 

Eastbound and westbound motorists can use W Euclid Avenue or Interbay Boulevard between S Dale Mabry Highway and Bayshore Boulevard, in lieu of W Gandy Boulevard.

Eastbound and westbound trucks can use W Bay to Bay Boulevard or Interbay Boulevard between S Dale Mabry Highway and S MacDill Avenue, in lieu of W Gandy Boulevard.

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