University of Tampa

Temporary Road/Lane Closures Channelside Drive, E Kennedy Boulevard, Adamo Drive and E Twiggs Street to begin November 5, 2021 for Road Construction

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A portion of Channelside Drive between Adamo Drive (SR60) and E Kennedy Boulevard (SR60), E Kennedy Boulevard between N Meridian Avenue and Channelside Drive, Adamo Drive (SR60) between N 15th Street and Channelside Drive and E Twiggs Street between N Meridian Avenue and Channelside Drive will close on Friday, November 5, 2021 for road construction.  A City contractor will be installing utilities and other road improvements along E Twiggs Street between Channelside Drive and N 12th Street to accommodate new development along E Twiggs Street.  The work will be completed in three (3) phases.

During Phase 1, the southbound lanes and one northbound lane on Channelside Drive between Adamo Drive (SR60) and E Kennedy Boulevard (SR60), one (1) eastbound left turn lane on E Kennedy Boulevard between N Meridian Avenue and Channelside Drive, one (1) westbound left turn lane on Adamo Drive (SR60) between N 15th Street and Channelside Drive and all lanes on E Twiggs Street between N 12th Street and Channelside Drive will close at 9 am on November 5, 2021.

One (1) northbound lane and one (1) southbound lane on Channelside Drive between Adamo Drive (SR60) and E Kennedy Boulevard (SR60) will be maintained on the east side of Channelside Drive, with delays.  In addition, the eastbound left/thru lane and the right turn lane on E Kennedy Boulevard between N Meridian Avenue and Channelside Drive and one (1) westbound left turn lane on Adamo Drive (SR60) between N 15th Street and Channelside Drive will be maintained during construction, with delays.

Phase 2 will begin immediately upon the completion of Phase 1 work.

During Phase 2, one (1) additional northbound lane on Channelside Drive between E Kennedy Boulevard (SR60) and Adamo Drive (SR60) is scheduled to reopen to traffic by 4 pm on November 8, 2021.

All lanes on Channelside Drive between Adamo Drive (SR60) and E Kennedy Boulevard (SR60) will open to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, November 19, 2021, weather permitting.

Phase 3 will begin immediately upon the completion of Phase 2 work.

During Phase 3, E Twiggs Street between Channelside Drive and N 12th Street will remain closed.

All lanes on E Twiggs Street are scheduled to be open to traffic by 4 pm on Monday, February 28, 2022, weather permitting. 

The City recommends using alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

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

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For additional information, please contact:

Albert Calloway, Chief Construction Engineer

City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management

(813) 635-3400; albert.calloway@tampagov.net

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