Temporary Lane Closure on S Meridian Avenue and Channelside Drive to begin September 23, 2019 for Utility Construction

Posted
09/19/19
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A portion of S Meridian Avenue between E Cumberland Avenue and Channelside Drive and Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue and Water Street (formerly Old Water Street) will close on Monday, September 23, 2019 for utility construction.  A TECO contractor will be installing underground electrical service on the west side of S Meridian Avenue between E Cumberland Avenue and Channelside Drive. 

 

The southbound right turn lane on S Meridian Avenue between E Cumberland Avenue and Channelside Drive and one (1) westbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue and Water Avenue will close at 9 am on September 23, 2019. 

 

Two (2) southbound lanes on S Meridian Avenue between E Cumberland Avenue and Channelside Drive and one (1) westbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue and Water Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

 

During construction, the sidewalk on the west side of S Meridian Avenue between E Cumberland Avenue and Channelside Drive and the sidewalk on the north side of Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue and Water Street will be closed.  Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area, during construction. 

 

The sidewalk on the north side of Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue and Water Street will remain closed through the end of 2019, due to other on-going construction projects.

 

All lanes on S Meridian Avenue and on Channelside Drive will be open to traffic by 4 pm on Friday September 27, 2019, weather permitting.

 

The public can stay connected with the ongoing construction project by visiting DowntownTampaGrid.com. Questions or comments should be directed to the project team by email at contactus@downtowntampagrid.com or by phone at (813) 607-GRID (4743).

 

A high resolution map with the City of Tampa's suggested alternate routes can be found embedded below:

 

Traffic Advisory: Temporary Lane Closure on S Meridian Avenue and Channelside Drive to begin September 23, 2019 for Utility Construction, to be released Thursday, September 19, 2019

 

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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