Temporary Lane Closures N 34th Street and E 18th Avenue to begin August 3, 2020 for Utility Construction

Posted
09/10/20
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A portion of N 34th Street between E Columbus Drive and E 18th Avenue and a portion of E 18th Avenue between N 40th Street and N 34th Street will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Monday, August 3, 2020 for utility construction.   A utility contractor will be installing telecommunications lines on the south side of E 18th Avenue between N 40th Street and N 34th Street. One (1) northbound lane on N 34th Street between E Columbus Drive and E 18th Avenue and one (1) westbound lane on E 18th Avenue between N 35th Street and N 34th Street will close beginning at 9 am on August 3, 2020.

One (1) northbound lane on N 34th Street between E Columbus Drive and E 18th Avenue and one (1) westbound lane on E 18th Avenue between N 35th Street and N 34th Street will be maintained at all times, with delays.

Sidewalks in the work area will be closed during construction.  Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks in the area with signage.

All lanes on E 34th Street between E Columbus Drive and E 18th Avenue and all lanes on E 18th Avenue between N 35th Street and N 34th Street will be open to traffic by 4 pm on Monday, October 5, 2020, weather permitting.

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

Northbound motorists and trucks can use N 40th Street between E Columbus Drive and E Lake Avenue, in lieu of N 34th Street.

Westbound motorists can use E 7th Avenue between N 40th Street/N 39th Street and N 34th Street, in lieu of E 18th Avenue.

Westbound trucks can use E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard between N 40th Street and N 34th Street, in lieu of E 18th Avenue.

 

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

 

For additional information, please contact:

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

City of Tampa Planning & Development Department

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