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

Posted
03/21/19
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(This is a revision to a Traffic Advisory issued on February 5, 2019)

 

Tampa, FL (March 20, 2019) –  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 that closed daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Monday, February 11, 2019, for building maintenance will be extended.  A City contractor will be performing repairs to the façade of the Fort Brooke Garage in four (4) phases.  Phase 1 (east side of garage, north and south of E Whiting Street) was completed on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.  Repairs to the east and west sides of the garage over E Whiting Street will be done on Saturday, March 23, 2019 and Sunday, March 24, 2019. The remaining lane/road closures and associated access to the Fort Brooke Parking Garage entrances will be as follows:

Phase 2: South side repairs

The south garage entrance from S Florida Avenue and from S Franklin Street will close beginning at 8:30 am on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. The northbound left turn lane on S Florida Avenue between E Brorein Street to E Cumberland Avenue/Fort Brooke Garage south side driveway entrance/exit and the southbound left turn lane on S Franklin Street between E Whiting Street and the Fort Brooke Garage south side driveway entrance/exit will close during this Phase.  Motorists can access the garage from E Whiting Street.

 

Phase 2A: East side repairs over E Whiting Street

E Whiting Street between S Florida Avenue and the Fort Brooke Parking Garage entrances/exit drives will close from 7 am to 5 pm on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  One (1) northbound lane closure on S Florida Avenue between E Brorein Street to E Washington Street, 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 this work.  The garage entrance on E Whiting Street for westbound motorists will be closed.  Motorists can access the garage using the south entrance from S Florida Avenue or S Franklin Street.  The E Whiting Street garage entrance/exit drive can be accessed from the west on E Whiting Street. 

 

Phase 2B: West side repairs over E Whiting Street

E Whiting Street between S Franklin Street and the Fort Brooke Parking Garage entrances/exit drives will close from 7 am to 5 pm on Sunday, March 24, 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 this work.  The garage entrance on E Whiting Street for eastbound motorists will be closed.  Motorists can access the garage using the south entrance from S Florida Avenue or S Franklin Street and from the east on E Whiting Street. 

 

Phase 3: West side repairs south of E Whiting Street

No lane closures are required. All Fort Brooke Parking Garage entrances/exit drives will remain open during this Phase.

 

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 using the south entrance from S Florida Avenue or S Franklin Street or the entrances on E Whiting Street.

 

All lanes on S Florida Avenue, E Whiting Street and S Franklin Street are scheduled to be open to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, May 17, 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.

 

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

 

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For additional information, please contact:

Albert Calloway, Construction Engineer

City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management

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