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Temporary Road Closure N Armenia Avenue that began October 18, 2021 for Road Construction to be Extended

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(This is a revision to a Traffic Advisory issued on October 14, 2021)

Tampa, FL (January 3, 2022) – A portion of N Armenia Avenue between W Waters Avenue and W Busch Boulevard closed on Monday, October 18, 2021 for road construction will be extended.  A City of Tampa contractor will be widening N Armenia Avenue between W Waters Avenue and W Busch Boulevard for Phase 2B of a multi-phase project for reconstruction of the N Armenia Avenue intersection at W Busch Boulevard.

In Phase 2B, all northbound and southbound lanes on N Armenia Avenue between W Humphrey Street and W Skagway Avenue closed at 9 am on October 18, 2021.

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.

Phase 2B is expected to be completed by 4 pm on Monday, February 7, 2022, weather permitting.

Future phases will commence immediately after completion of the previous phase and include the following:

  • Phase 5: The northbound lane on N Armenia Avenue between W Busch Boulevard and Armenia Place and one (1) westbound lane on W Busch Boulevard between N Albany Avenue and N Armenia Avenue will close.
  • Phase 6: Three (3) southbound lanes on N Armenia Avenue between Armenia Place and W Busch Boulevard and one (1) westbound lane on W Busch Boulevard between N Albany Avenue and N Arrawana Avenue will close.
  • Phase 7: Three (3) northbound lanes on N Armenia Avenue between W Skagway Avenue and W Busch Boulevard and one (1) eastbound lane on W Busch Boulevard between N Arrawana Avenue and N Albany Avenue will close.
  • Phase 8: The southbound lane on N Armenia Avenue between W Busch Boulevard and W Skagway Avenue and one (1) eastbound lane on W Busch Boulevard between N Arrawana Avenue and N Armenia Avenue will close.

All phases of the construction of the N Armenia Avenue intersection at W Busch Boulevard are expected to be completed by Friday, August 5, 2022, weather permitting.

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

Northbound and southbound motorists can use N Boulevard or N Dale Mabry Highway between W Waters Avenue and W Busch Boulevard, in lieu of N Armenia Avenue.

Northbound and southbound trucks can use N Florida Avenue or N Dale Mabry Highway between W Waters Avenue and W Busch Boulevard, in lieu of N Armenia Avenue.

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