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Temporary Road Closure of N Franklin Street to begin June 5th 2021 for Special Event

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A portion of N Franklin Street between E Polk Street and E Zack Street will close for three (3) separate days beginning on Saturday, June 5, 2021 for Gasparilla International Film Festival held at the Tampa Theatre. N Franklin Street between E Polk Street and E Zack Street will close at 12 pm on June 5, 2021 and will reopen to traffic by 4 pm, weather permitting.  

N Franklin Street between E Polk Street and E Zack Street will also close during the following periods:

Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 2 pm to 12 am

Sunday, June 13, 2021 from 2 pm to 12 am

Pedestrian access will be available on both sides of Franklin Street, at all times during the road closure.

All lanes on N Franklin Street between E Zack Street and E Polk Street will reopen daily, weather permitting.

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

A high-resolution map with the City of Tampa’s suggested detour routes can be found embedded below.

Franklin Street Detour
ROW-21-00001180

For additional information, please contact:
Debbie Herrington, P.E., Transportation ROW Engineer

City of Tampa Mobility Department
(813) 274-3104; debbie.herrington@tampagov.net