Temporary Lane Closure E 7th Avenue began March 2, 2020 for Road Construction

Posted
03/02/20
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A portion of E 7th Avenue between N 21st Street / N 22nd Street and Nuccio Parkway will close at 9 am beginning on Monday, March 2, 2020 for road construction.  A private contractor will be installing storm structures and realigning the existing curbs on E 7th Avenue at the intersection of N Avenida Republica De Cuba, as part of the new Ybor hotel construction.  The work is being completed in three (3) phases. Phase 1 work was completed on Friday, February 21, 2020. 

During Phase 2, the contractor will be installing storm structures and realigning the existing curb on the south side of E 7th Avenue at the intersection of N Avenida Republica De Cuba.  The eastbound lane on E 7th Avenue between Nuccio Parkway and N 15th Street will close at 9 am on March 2, 2020.  E 7th Avenue between Nuccio Parkway and N 15th Street will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, March 13, 2020, weather permitting. 

N Avenida Republica De Cuba between E 8th Avenue and E 7th Avenue will remain closed during Phase 2 construction.

Phase 3 construction is scheduled to begin Monday, March 16, 2020.  During Phase 3, the contractor will mill and overlay E 7th Avenue between N 15th Street and N 13th Street and N Avenida Republica De Cuba between E 6th Avenue and E 8th Avenue.  All lanes on E 7th Avenue between N 15th Street and N 13th Street and N Avenida Republica De Cuba between E 6th Avenue and E 8th Avenue will be closed during construction.  The entire construction project is scheduled to be completed by 4 pm on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

E 7th Avenue will be open to vehicular traffic for all parades in Ybor City.

The sidewalk within the work area will be closed during construction.  Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area, during construction.

The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

road closure map

ROW-20-0000571

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

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

City of Tampa Planning & Development Department

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