Revised Traffic Advisory: Temporary Lane Closures N Himes Avenue April 9, 2018 for Road Construction, to be released today, April 3, 2018

04/03/18
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A portion of N Himes Avenue between W Kennedy Boulevard (SR60) and W Columbus Drive will close on Monday, April 9, 2018, as part of the Capital Improvement project.  The City contractor will mill and pave on N Himes Avenue between W Kennedy Boulevard and W Columbus Drive in the median areas.  The inside northbound and southbound lanes on N Himes Avenue and the median areas will close daily between 9 am and 4 pm beginning on April 9, 2018.  There will also be intermittent lane closures on the I-275 off-ramp at the intersection on N Himes Avenue.

One (1) northbound and one (1) southbound lane on N Himes Avenue between W Kennedy Boulevard (SR60) and W Columbus Drive will be maintained at all times, with delays.  The northbound and southbound left turn movements on N Himes Avenue will be restricted during portions of the work.

Traffic movements approaching N Himes Avenue from the side streets will be limited to right turns only during portions of the work.

The sidewalks on N Himes Avenue between W Kennedy Boulevard and W Columbus Drive will remain open during construction.

This phase of construction work is expected to be completed by 4 pm on Saturday, April 14, 2018, weather permitting.  

The previous phase of the construction work for this project (saw-cutting the pavement on N Himes Avenue between W Kennedy Boulevard and W Columbus Drive in the center two-way left turn lane in preparation for future center medians) is expected to be completed by 4 pm on Saturday, April 7, 2018, weather permitting.

The “Himes Avenue from SR60/Kennedy Boulevard to Columbus Drive Traffic Safety Improvements” project includes improvements on N Himes Avenue between W Kennedy Boulevard and W Columbus Drive and improvements on W Columbus Drive between N Himes Ave and N Lincoln Avenue.  The N Himes Avenue safety improvements include replacement of the two-way left turn lane with raised traffic separators and median islands, lane narrowing, dedicated bicycle lanes and speed limit reduction from 40 mph to 35 mph.  The improvements on W Columbus Drive between N Himes Avenue and N Lincoln Avenue include raised traffic separators.

The entire project is expected to be completed by September 15, 2018, weather permitting.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorist use alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Revised Traffic Advisory: Temporary Lane Closures N Himes Avenue  April 9, 2018 for Road Construction, to be released today, April 3, 2018

CWS-18-0000294

See all road closures at www.tampagov.net/RoadClosures

For additional information, please contact:

Don Cermeno, Construction Engineer
City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management
(813) 635-3400, Don.cermeno@tampagov.net