Temporary Lane Closure on E Tyler Street and N Tampa Street to begin August 22, 2019 for Building Construction

Posted
11/18/19

A portion of E Tyler Street between N Franklin Street and N Ashley Drive and N Tampa Street between E Laurel Street and E Tyler Street will close beginning on Thursday, August 22, 2019, for building construction.  A private contractor will be making improvements to the sidewalks on the northeast corner of N Tampa Street and E Tyler Street in preparation for temporary sidewalk and lane closures on E Tyler Street and N Tampa Street.  The temporary sidewalk and lane closures on E Tyler Street are for a new 23 floor residential high-rise on the north side of E Tyler Street between N Tampa Street and N Ashley Drive.  The construction work will be completed in two (2) phases.

Phase 1 work includes the installation of new sidewalks on the east side of N Tampa Street between E Royal Street and E Tyler Street and on the north side of E Tyler Street between N Franklin Street and N Tampa Street.  In addition, a temporary pedestrian crosswalk will be installed on N Tampa Street between E Royal Street and I-275 N Tampa Street exit ramp as part of the Phase 1 work.

During Phase 1, one (1) southbound lane on N Tampa Street between E Royal Street and E Tyler Street and one (1) westbound lane on E Tyler Street between N Franklin Street and N Tampa Street will close at 9 am beginning on August 22, 2019.     

Two (2) southbound lanes on N Tampa Street between E Royal Street and E Tyler Street and one (1) westbound lane on E Tyler Street between N Franklin Street and N Tampa Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

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.

Phase 1 work is scheduled to be completed by 4 pm on Thursday, September 12, 2019, weather permitting.

Phase 2 work will immediately follow the completion of the Phase 1 work.  During Phase 2, one (1) westbound lane on E Tyler Street between N Tampa Street and N Ashley Drive will close at 9 am beginning on Monday, September 16, 2019 for deliveries of construction materials.

One (1) westbound lane on E Tyler Street between N Tampa Street and N Ashley Drive will be maintained in the center of the road at all times during construction, with delays.

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.

All lanes on E Tyler Street are scheduled to reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Saturday, July 31, 2021, weather permitting.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

A hi-resolution map with the City of Tampa’s suggested alternate routes can be found embedded below.

Road Closure

ROW-19-0001693

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

For additional information, please contact:

Catherine M. Coyle, Planning, Design & Development Coordination Manager

City of Tampa Planning & Development Department

(813) 274-3100, Option 4; catherine.coyle@tampagov.net