Beginning at 9 am today (05/02/2023), the outside westbound lane on West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be closed between North Armenia Avenue and North Howard Avenue while the Tampa Water Department conducts maintenance on the water distribution system. Additionally, the outside eastbound lane that was previously closed has now reopened. Barricades and signs will be located in the area to assist with traffic flow. All lanes will reopen daily at 5pm, and close again at 9am the following morning to continue work. Please use caution when driving in the area.
Restoration with a return to normal traffic patterns is expected by 5pm, Wednesday, May 3. Work schedules are contingent upon weather conditions. The staff and crews of the Tampa Water Department appreciate everyone's patience during this time.
For additional information, contact:
Elias Franco, Water Operations Director
Office: (813) 274-8335
Cell: (813) 352-3607