Temporary Lane Closures on N Ashley Drive and W Kennedy Boulevard to begin February 19, 2019 for Utility Construction

Posted
02/08/19

A portion of N Ashley Drive between E Whiting Street and E Twiggs Street and Kennedy Boulevard between S Hyde Park Avenue/S Plant Avenue and S Tampa Street will close nightly from 7 pm to 6 am beginning on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing underground telecommunication utilities on the east side of N Ashley Drive between E Whiting Street and E Twiggs Street.

One (1) northbound lane on N Ashley Drive between E Whiting Street and E Twiggs Street, one (1) eastbound left turn lane on W Kennedy Boulevard between S Hyde Park Avenue/S Plant Avenue and N Ashley Drive and one (1) westbound right turn lane on E Kennedy Boulevard between N Tampa Street and N Ashley Drive will close beginning on February 19, 2019.

One (1) lane of northbound traffic on N Ashley Drive between E Whiting Street and E Twiggs Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays. 

All traffic movements from W Kennedy Boulevard onto Ashley Drive will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.  

The sidewalk on the east side of N Ashley Drive between E Whiting Street and E Twiggs Street will be closed during construction.  Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area at all times.

It is anticipated that all lanes on N Ashley Drive and W Kennedy Boulevard will be open to traffic by 6 am on Thursday, February 21, 2019, weather permitting.

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

For additional information, please contact:

Catherine M. Coyle, Planning & Urban Design Manager

City of Tampa Planning & Development Department

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

road closure map

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