Temporary Lane Closures W Osborne Avenue, N Highland Avenue and W Violet Street to begin January 23, 2019 for Utility Maintenance

Posted
01/22/19
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A portion of W Osborne Avenue between N Florida Avenue and N Highland Avenue, W Violet Street between N Florida Avenue and N Highland Avenue and N Highland Avenue between W Violet Street and W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will close daily beginning on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, for utility maintenance.  A City contractor will be cleaning and relining sewer lines on W Osborne Avenue between N Florida Avenue and N Highland Avenue. 
 
The westbound lane on W Osborne Avenue between N Florida Avenue and N Highland Avenue will close at 9 am on January 23, 2019.  Eastbound and westbound traffic will be intermittently maintained on the south side of W Osborne Avenue, with delays.
 
Also, beginning at 9 am on January 23, 2019, the contractor will also be working in the sewer manhole at the intersection of W Osborne Avenue and N Highland Avenue.    Two (2) southbound lanes on N Highland Avenue between W Violet Street and W Curtis Street and one (1) westbound lane on W Violet Street between N Florida Avenue and N Highland Avenue will be closed during construction.  Eastbound traffic on W Osborne Avenue approaching N Highland Avenue will be restricted to right only movements at the intersection.
 
One (1) southbound lane on N Highland Avenue between W Violet Street and W Curtis Street and one (1) westbound lane on W Violet Street between N Florida Avenue and N Highland Avenue will be maintained at all times, with delays. 
 
All lanes on W Osborne Avenue, N Highland Avenue and W Violet Street will be open to traffic by 4 pm on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, weather permitting.
 
The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion. 
 
Eastbound motorists at the intersection of W Osborne Avenue and N Highland Avenue can use W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between N Highland Avenue and N Florida Avenue in lieu of eastbound on W Osborne Avenue.  Westbound motorists can use W Hillsborough Avenue between N Florida Avenue and N Highland Avenue in lieu of W Osborne Avenue and W Violet Street. Southbound motorists can use N Central Avenue between W Hillsborough Avenue and W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in lieu of N Florida Avenue/W Violet Street/N Highland Avenue.
 
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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