Temporary Lane Closures on Channelside Drive to begin July 15, 2019 for Road Construction

Posted
07/09/19

A portion of Channelside Drive between E Cumberland Avenue and S Meridian Avenue/S Beneficial Drive will close beginning on Monday, July 15, 2019 for road construction.  A private contractor will be modifying utility manholes and valves, installing pedestrian crossing warning signage and modifying the center median for the installation of a pedestrian crosswalk at the Aquarium on Channelside Drive between E Cumberland Avenue and S Meridian Avenue/S Beneficial Drive. This construction work will be completed in two (2) phases.

 

During Phase 1, the westbound lane on Channelside Drive between E Cumberland Avenue and S 12th Street will close at 9 am on Monday, July 15, 2019.  One eastbound lane will be maintained during this portion of work.  Phase 1 work is anticipated to be completed by 5 am on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, weather permitting.

 

The second phase of work will begin immediately upon the completion of Phase 1.  On Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at approximately 5 am, the eastbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue/S Beneficial Drive and E Cumberland Avenue will close and the westbound lane on Channelside Drive between E Cumberland Avenue and S 12th Street will reopen to traffic.

 

All lanes on Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue/S Beneficial Drive and E Cumberland Avenue will be open to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, July 19, 2019, weather permitting.

 

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

 

For patrons planning on seeing a family show, event or concert at AMALIE Arena, please go to:

amaliearena.com/plan-your-visit

 

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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).

 

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