Temporary Lane Closures S Florida Avenue, E Whiting Street and S Franklin Street to begin February 11, 2019 for Building Maintenance

Posted
02/05/19

A portion of S Florida Avenue between E Brorein Street and E Jackson Street and E Whiting Street between S Morgan Street and S Ashley Drive will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Monday, February 11, 2019, for building maintenance.  A City contractor will be performing repairs to the façade of the Fort Brooke Garage in four (4) phases. The lane closures and associated access to the Fort Brooke Parking Garage entrances will be as follows:

Phase 1: East side repairs

E Whiting Street between S Florida Avenue and the Fort Brooke Parking Garage entrances/exit drives and one (1) northbound lane on S Florida Avenue between E Brorein Street to E Washington Street will close at 9 am on February 11, 2019.  One (1) westbound lane on E Whiting Street between S Morgan Street and S Florida Avenue and one (1) eastbound lane on E Whiting Street between S Ashley Drive and S Franklin Street will also be closed during construction.  The garage entrance on E Whiting Street for westbound motorists will be closed.  Motorists can access the garage from the south entrance on S Florida Avenue/S Franklin Street and from the west on E Whiting Street. This phase is expected to take 2 weeks.

 

Phase 2: South side repairs

The northbound left turn lane on S Florida Avenue between E Brorein Street to E Cumberland Avenue and the southbound left turn lane on S Franklin Street between E Whiting Street and E Brorein Street will close after the completion of the Phase 1 work.  The south garage entrance from S Florida Avenue and from S Franklin Street will be closed.  Motorists can access the garage from E Whiting Street. This phase is expected to take 2 weeks.

 

Phase 3: West side repairs

E Whiting Street between S Franklin Street and the Fort Brooke Parking Garage entrances/exit drives will close after completion of the Phase 2 work, estimated to be March 11, 2019.  One (1) westbound lane on E Whiting Street between S Morgan Street and S Florida Avenue and one (1) eastbound lane on E Whiting Street between S Ashley Drive and S Franklin Street will also be closed during construction.  The garage entrance on E Whiting Street for eastbound motorists will be closed.  Motorists can access the garage from the south entrance on S Florida Avenue/S Franklin Street and from the east on E Whiting Street garage entrance. This phase is expected to take 2 weeks.

 

Phase 4: North side repairs

No lane closures are required.  The north garage entrance from S Florida Avenue will be closed during construction.  Motorists can access the garage from the south entrance on S Florida Avenue/S Franklin Street and from E Whiting Street. This phase is expected to take 2 weeks.

 

All lanes on S Florida Avenue, E Whiting Street and S Franklin Street are scheduled to be open to traffic by 4 pm on April 1, 2019, weather permitting.

 

Sidewalks within the work area will be closed during construction.  Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area at all times.

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

 

Traffic Advisory: Temporary Road and Lane Closures S Florida Avenue, E Whiting Street and S Franklin Street to begin February 11, 2019 for Utility Construction, to be released today, February 5, 2019

Traffic Advisory: Temporary Road and Lane Closures S Florida Avenue, E Whiting Street and S Franklin Street to begin February 11, 2019 for Utility Construction, to be released today, February 5, 2019

 

CWS-19-0000037

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

For additional information, please contact:

Albert Calloway, Construction Engineer

City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management

(813) 635-3400; albert.calloway@tampagov.net