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Temporary Road/Lane Closures on N Florida Avenue, E Jackson Street, N Tampa Street, N Ashley Drive, Channelside Drive and E Washington Street to begin February 18, 2021 for Road Construction

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A portion of Florida Avenue between Channelside Drive and E Kennedy Boulevard, E Jackson Street between N Ashley Drive and N Marion Street, N Tampa Street between E Kennedy Boulevard and E Jackson Street, N Ashley Drive between E Madison Street and E Jackson Street, Channelside Drive between S Franklin Street and S Florida Avenue and E Washington Street between N Marion Street and N Florida Avenue will close beginning on Thursday, February 18, 2021, for road construction.  A private contractor will mill and resurface N Florida Avenue between E Jackson Street and E Kennedy Boulevard and E Jackson Street between N Florida Avenue and N Marion Street. The construction work will be completed in two (2) phases.

During Phase 1, N Florida Avenue between E Whiting Street and E Kennedy Boulevard and E Jackson Street between N Tampa Street and N Marion Street will close at 7 pm on February 18, 2021.

In addition, two (2) lanes on Florida Avenue between Channelside Drive and E Whiting Street, two (2) lanes on E Jackson Street between N Ashley Drive and N Tampa Street, one (1) southbound left turn lane on N Tampa Street between E Kennedy Boulevard and E Jackson Street, one (1) southbound left turn lane on N Ashley Drive between E Madison Street and E Jackson Street , one (1) eastbound left turn lane on Channelside Drive between S Franklin Street and S Florida Avenue and two (2) westbound lanes on E Washington Street between N Marion Street and N Florida Avenue will close at 7 pm on February 18, 2021.

All lanes on N Florida Avenue, E Jackson Street, N Tampa Street, N Ashley Drive, Channelside Drive and E Washington Street will reopen to traffic by 6 am on Friday, February 19, 2021, weather permitting.

During Phase 2, one (1) eastbound lane on E Jackson Street between N Florida Avenue and N Marion Street will close at 12:01 am on Saturday, February 20, 2021.

E Jackson Street between N Florida Avenue and N Marion Street will reopen to traffic by 3 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2021, weather permitting

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

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

Road Closure 2-12
ROW-21-0000594

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

Phone: (813) 274-3104
Email: debbie.herrington@tampagov.net