City of Tampa Traffic Advisory for Downtown Tampa this weekend.

03/02/18
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Traffic is expected to be heavier than normal this weekend in and around downtown Tampa due to multiple events taking place. Drivers and pedestrians alike are advised to allow for extra travel time and to travel through the area with caution.

 

EVENTS:

 

Friday, March 2nd

5:00pm – 8:00pm     Florida Volleyball,

Tampa convention Center

6:30pm – 10:30pm   Wine Fest,

Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin Street

 

Saturday, March 3rd

8:00am – 10:00pm   Florida Volleyball,

Tampa convention Center

9:00am – 6:00pm     Gasparilla Festival of the Arts,

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

1:00pm – 3:30pm     Hockey - Lightning vs Philadelphia,

Amalie Arena

1:00pm – 6:00pm     Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival,

Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park

3:30pm – 5:30pm     Road Race - HCBA Pro Bono Run (5K),

Waterworks Park, N. Blvd. & Palm Avenue

7:00pm – 10:30pm   Wine Fest

Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin Street

 

Sunday, March 4th

7:00am – 6:00pm     Florida Volleyball,

Tampa convention Center

8:00am – 4:30pm     Hockey Day in Tampa Bay,

Amalie Arena

10:00am – 5:00pm   Gasparilla Festival of the Arts,

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

11:30am – 5:00pm   Brewers Ball,

Waterworks Park

3:30pm – 5:30pm     Road Race - HCBA Pro Bono Run (5K),

Waterworks Park, N. Blvd. & Palm Avenue

6:30pm – 11:00pm   Hollywood Awards Night

Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin Street

 

STREET / LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULE:

Friday, March 2nd 8:00am – 7:00pm

N. Ashley Drive - southbound westerly lane closure - from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street

 

Friday, March 2nd 6:30pm – 11:59pm

N. Franklin Street - E. Zack Street to E. Polk Street

 

Saturday, March 3rd 6:00am – 9:00am

N. Ashley Drive - southbound westerly lane closure - from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street

 

Saturday, March 3rd, 8:00am – 8:00pm

Old Water Street – eastbound southerly lane closure – from S. Florida Avenue to Tampa Bay History Center at 801 Old Water Street

 

Saturday, March 3rd, 6:30pm – 11:59pm

N. Franklin Street - E. Zack Street to E. Polk Street

 

Saturday, March 3rd, 3:30pm – 6:30pm

N. Boulevard - W. Main St. to Columbus Drive

W. Palm Avenue - N. Boulevard thru N. Ola Avenue intersection

N. Ola Avenue - W. Palm Avenue to W. 7th Avenue

N Garcia Avenue - W. Palm Ave. to W. Ross Avenue

 

Sunday, March 4th, 7:00am – 10:00am

N. Ashley Drive - southbound westerly lane closure - from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street

 

Sunday, March 4th, 2:00pm – 9:00pm

N. Franklin Street - E. Zack Street to E. Polk Street

 

Sunday, March 4th, 5:00pm – 11:59pm

N. Ashley Drive - southbound lanes closure - from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street

The Tampa Police Department would like to remind all run participants and spectators to report suspicious activity. If you see something, say something. No tip is too small. Report anything suspicious to the nearest police officer or submit an anonymous tip using the TPD mobile app available on iPhones and Androids.

For additional information, please contact:

Brian Gentry, P.E., PTOE, Traffic Management Center Operations Manager

813.274.8009

brian.gentry@tampagov.net