Temporary Lane Closures on W Kennedy Boulevard and S Howard Avenue to begin August 1, 2018 for Utility Maintenance

07/27/18

(This is a revision to a Traffic Advisory issued on April 27, 2018)

 

A portion of W Kennedy Boulevard between N Willow Avenue and N Armenia Avenue and S Howard Avenue between W Cleveland Street and W Kennedy Boulevard will close nightly beginning on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 for utility maintenance.  A City contractor will be cleaning and relining sewer lines in W Kennedy Boulevard between S Freemont Avenue and S Moody Avenue.  One (1) westbound lane and one (1) eastbound lane on W Kennedy Boulevard between S Freemont Avenue and S Moody Avenue and two (2) northbound lanes on S Howard Avenue between W Cleveland Street and W Kennedy Boulevard will close nightly beginning on August 1, 2018 from 7 pm to 5 am the following morning.

Left turn movements for eastbound motorists on W Kennedy Boulevard at N Howard Avenue and left turn movements for northbound motorists on S Howard Avenue at W Kennedy Boulevard will be prohibited during construction.

The eastbound lane on W North A Street between N Westland Avenue and N Albany Avenue and the southbound lane on N Albany Avenue between W North A Street and W Kennedy Boulevard will also be closed during a portion of the work.

One (1) westbound lane and one (1) eastbound lane on W Kennedy Boulevard between S Freemont Avenue and S Moody Avenue and two (2) lanes on S Howard Avenue between W Cleveland Street and W Kennedy Boulevard will be maintained during construction, with delays.

The crosswalk on the west side of S Howard Avenue at the intersection of W Kennedy Boulevard will be closed during construction.  Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area at all times.

No work will take place on nights of special events at the arena or on holidays.

All lanes on W Kennedy Boulevard and S Howard Avenue will reopen to traffic by 5 am on Friday, August 31, 2018, weather permitting.

The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

A hi-resolution map with the City of Tampa’s suggested alternate routes can be found embedded below.

 

Traffic Advisory: Temporary Lane Closures W Kennedy Boulevard and S Howard Avenue August 1, 2018 for Utility Maintenance, to be released today, July 27, 2018

CWS-18-0000336

 

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

For additional information, please contact:

Don Cermeno, Construction Engineer

City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management

(813) 635-3400; don.cermeno@tampagov.net