Channelside Drive to Close for Utility Improvements to Support Area Redevelopment

07/28/15

Start: Monday, August 10, 2015

End: September 30, 2015

Closure: Channelside Drive between Jefferson Street and Old Water Street

The City of Tampa will install new water and stormwater pipes as well as new conduits for TECO, Brighthouse, and Verizon in the southern downtown area to support redevelopment.

The project will take approximately 8 weeks with work anticipated to be complete by the end of September 2015. Throughout that time, Channelside Drive between Jefferson Street and Old Water Street will be closed to motorists. Pedestrian access will be maintained along the south side of Channelside Drive between Morgan Street and Old Water Street throughout construction.

Total cost for the improvements is approximately $330,000 funded by the City of Tampa Downtown Community Redevelopment area. Stantec Inc. is the design engineer, and Kimmins will be the contractor.

A map of the suggested alternate routes is available at tampagov.net. Signage with detour information will also be posted for Harbour Island residents as well as area visitors to the Marriott Waterside, Tampa Convention Center, Port Tampa Bay, and local cultural assets in the immediate area.

Guests visiting Amalie Arena should visit AmalieArena.com for information on how the closures effect coming for your upcoming event.

Area residents or motorists with questions or concerns should contact the City of Tampa Contracts Administration Department at (813) 635-3400.

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