Temporary Lane Closure of Channelside Drive to begin May 28, 2020 for Road Construction

Posted
05/22/20

A portion of Channelside Drive between S Ashley Drive and S Morgan Street will close daily beginning at 9 am on Thursday, May 28, 2020 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing communication conduits on the north side of Channelside Drive between S Franklin Street and S Florida Avenue and on the east side of S Franklin Street between Channelside Drive and Water Street (formerly Old Water Street) in two phases. 


During phase 1, the southernmost eastbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Ashley Drive and S Florida Avenue will close at 9 am on May 28, 2020.   The three (3) northernmost eastbound lanes on Channelside Drive between S Ashley Drive and S Florida Avenue will be maintained during construction, with delays.


Phase 2 will follow the completion of phase 1 construction.  During phase 2, the two (2) northernmost eastbound lanes on Channelside Drive between S Ashley Drive and S Florida Avenue and one northernmost eastbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will close.  The two (2) southernmost eastbound lanes on Channelside Drive between S Ashley Drive and S Morgan Street will be maintained during construction, with delays.


The sidewalk in the construction area will be closed during construction. Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area at all times.


It is anticipated that all lanes on Channelside Drive between S Ashley Drive and S Morgan Street will be open to traffic by 4 pm on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, weather permitting.


The City recommends using alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Road Closure

ROW-20-0000485


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


For additional information, please contact:

Debbie Herrington, P.E., Right of Way Management

City of Tampa Planning & Development Department

(813) 274-3100, Option 5; debbie.herrington@tampagov.net