Be Prepared for Traffic Delays on Monday, August 27
Reminder: Expect significant delays in downtown Tampa during Monday morning traffic.
If you typically park in the Fort Brooke Garage, security screenings will cause unavoidable delays. Please be patient throughout this process.
Leroy Selmon Expressway - Closed at 12:30 a.m., Monday, August 27 from 50th Street to Willow Avenue and will remain closed until Friday, August 31 at approximately 5:00 a.m. The Selmon Reversible Elevated Lanes (REL) will remain OPEN during this time to enter downtown Tampa and will operate as normal.
Coalition to March on the RNC is also planning a large midday demonstration and march starting at Perry Harvey Park that may sporadically impact traffic. Tampa Police will send out additional alerts if this prompts unplanned road closures.
The RNC Call Center can provide up-to-date information on any additional temporary street closures, downtown parking options, basic directional assistance, and hospitality information for visitors. The RNC Call Center number is (866) RNC-8687, and it is toll-free. It is operational 24 hours a day until noon on Friday, August 31, 2012.