Temporary Lane Closures on N Avenida Republica de Cuba and E 17th Avenue to begin on January 21, 2020 for Utility Construction

Posted
09/10/20
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A portion of N Avenida Republica de Cuba between E Lake Avenue and E 17th Avenue/E Columbus Drive and a portion of E 17th Avenue between N 21st Street and N Avenida Republica de Cuba/E Columbus Drive will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing streetlights and poles along N Avenida Republica de Cuba and E 17th Avenue as part of the Mayor’s Initiative/Bright Lights, Safe Nights program.

 

One (1) southbound lane on N Avenida Republica de Cuba between E 28th Avenue and E 17th Avenue/E Columbus Drive and one westbound lane on E 17th Avenue between N 16th Street and N Avenida Republica de Cuba/E Columbus Drive will close at 9 am beginning on January 21, 2020. 

 

One (1) southbound lane on N Avenida Republica de Cuba between E 28th Avenue and E 17th Avenue/E Columbus Drive will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

 

One (1) westbound lane on E 17th Avenue between N 16th Street and N Avenida Republica de Cuba/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. 

 

All lanes on N Avenida Republica de Cuba between E 28th Avenue and E 17th Avenue/E Columbus Drive and on E 17th Avenue between N 16th Street and N Avenida Republica de Cuba/E Columbus Drive will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, January 31, 2020, weather permitting.    

 

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

   

Southbound motorists can use N 21st Street between E Lake Avenue and E 17th Avenue, in lieu of N Avenida Republica de Cuba.

Westbound motorists can use E Palm Avenue between N 21st Street and N Nebraska Avenue, in lieu of E 17th Avenue.

 

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