Temporary Lane Closures W Kennedy Blvd & S to begin April 2, 2018 for Utility Construction

03/27/18
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A portion of W Kennedy Boulevard between N Ashley Drive and N Boulevard and S Plant Avenue between W Brorein Street and W Kennedy Boulevard will close on Monday, April 2, 2018, as part of the SR 60 (Kennedy Blvd /Jackson St) Repaving project.  The two westbound lanes on W Kennedy Boulevard between S Hyde Park Avenue and UT Poe Parkway will close at 12:01 am on April 2, 2018, as contractors install storm drainage facilities on the north side of W Kennedy Boulevard at the intersection of S Hyde Park Avenue. 

One (1) westbound lane on W Kennedy Boulevard between N Ashley Drive and S Hyde Park Avenue will remain open for access to S Hyde Park Avenue only. 

The northbound left turn lane on S Plant Avenue between W Grand Central Avenue and W Kennedy Boulevard will also close at 12:01 am on April 2, 2018 during construction.  Northbound motorists on S Plant Avenue will be restricted to right turns only onto W Kennedy Boulevard.

All lanes on W Kennedy Boulevard between N Ashley Drive and UT Poe Parkway and on S Plant Avenue between W Grand Central Avenue and W Kennedy Boulevard are scheduled to open to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, April 6, 2018, weather permitting. 

The sidewalk on the north side of W Kennedy Boulevard between S Hyde Park Avenue and U T Poe Parkway will be closed during construction.  Pedestrian access will be maintained on the south side of W Kennedy Boulevard, at all times.

The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion. 

For additional information, please contact:

Catherine M. Coyle, Planning & Urban Design Manager

City of Tampa, Planning & Development

(813) 274-3100, Option 4: Catherine.coyle@tampagov.net

Florida Department of Transportation, Tampa Operations

(813) 612-3200; roadwork@dot.state.fl.us

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