Closure of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway Lots

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Due to the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway deck widening and re-surfacing project that is about to be underway through the Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority (THEA), it is required that the surface parking lots directly beneath this expressway be closed.

While operated by the City of Tampa’s Parking Division, these surface parking lots are ultimately owned by THEA and are affected by this beneficial construction project to improve the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway. It is anticipated that these lots will be closed for a minimum of six months.

Please let this letter serve as notice that the surface parking lot for which you have obtained your monthly parking permit will be closed and your parking permit and privileges terminated for the following surface parking lots and dates:

Lee Roy Selmon Expressway Lot 2 December 1, 2011

Lee Roy Selmon Expressway Lot 3 December 1, 2011

Lee Roy Selmon Expressway Lot South December 1, 2011

Lee Roy Selmon Expressway Lot Health January 1, 2012

Additional surface parking lot closings will be communicated as we are made aware.

In efforts to assist you with your parking needs, the City of Tampa Parking Division is able to offer the following parking alternatives in the area:

South Regional Parking Garage: $37 / month – M-F, 6am – 7pm

Ft. Brooke Parking Garage: $86 / month
$156 / month - Reserved

Whiting St. Parking Garage: $64 / month

Twiggs St. Parking Garage: $72 / month
$144 / month – Reserved

On-Street Parking Permit Zone B $27 / month

Please visit or call 274-8179 for more information.

Freqently Asked Questions reference Crosstown Lots

I am paid up to the end of the year or further, what are my options?
You can transfer amount paid to another COT parking lot or garage. If you find parking elsewhere, we will issue you a refund.

I have my parking paid via checking account deduction, will that affect me?
Yes, you will need to come into the office and either sign cancellation paperwork or transfer your account to another COT parking lot or garage.

How long will the lots be closed?
Estimates currently are until August 31st, 2012. This is out of our control. The Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority, (THEA), owns the lots.

Will we be able to return to the lots and when?
The lots are anticipated to re-open in September of 2012. When the Parking Division receives the go ahead from THEA, we will call everyone who has filled out a “Customer Contact Form” to offer parking once again.

How much will other lots or garages cost us?
Visit our website or come in and view our map of available garages and lots we have available.

When can we transfer or sign up?

Can I get a refund on my parking?
Yes. Come in to the office and fill out appropriate paperwork to process a refund.

Can I still do deductions from my bank account?
Yes, ACH debit is available on any of our garages and lots.