Temporary Lane Closures on E Columbus Drive and N 34th Street to begin on December 16, 2019 for Utility Construction

Posted
09/10/20
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A portion of E Columbus Drive between N 22nd Street and N 40th Street and N 34th Street between E 18th Avenue and E 7th Avenue will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Monday, December 16, 2019, for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing streetlights and poles along E Columbus Drive and E 34th Street as part of the Mayor’s Initiative/Bright Lights, Safe Nights program.

 

One (1) eastbound lane on E Columbus Drive between N 27th Street and N 34th Street will close at 9 am beginning on December 16, 2019.

 

One (1 ) eastbound lane on E Columbus Drive between N 27th Street and N 34th Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

 

One (1) southbound lane on N 34th Street between E 18th Avenue and E Columbus Drive and one (1) northbound lane on N 34th Street between E 12th Avenue and E Columbus Drive will also close.

 

One (1) southbound lane on N 34th Street between E 18th Avenue and E Columbus Drive and one (1) northbound lane on N 34th Street between E 12th  Avenue and E Columbus Drive will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

 

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

 

It is anticipated that all lanes on E Columbus Drive between N 27th Street and N 34th Street and all lanes on N 34th Street between E 18th Avenue and E 7th Avenue will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, January 10, 2020, weather permitting.    

 

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

   

Eastbound motorists can use E 7th Avenue between N 22nd Street and N 39th Street, in lieu of E Columbus Drive. Eastbound trucks can use E Adamo Drive between Avenida Republica de Cuba/Nuccio Parkway/Channelside Drive and N 39th Street, in lieu of E Columbus Drive.

 

Southbound and northbound motorists can use N 39th Street/N 40th Street between E 7th Avenue and E Lake Avenue, in lieu of N 34th Street. Southbound and northbound trucks can use N 39th Street/N 40th Street between E 7th Avenue and E Hillsborough Avenue, in lieu of N 34th Street.

 

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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