Temporary Lane Closures on W Platt Street/Channelside Drive and S Florida Avenue to begin March 9, 2020 for Utility Construction

Posted
09/10/20
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A portion of W Platt Street/Channelside Drive between Bayshore Boulevard and S Florida Avenue and S Florida Avenue between Channelside Drive and Water Street (formerly Old Water Street)  will close daily beginning on Monday, March 9, 2020, for utility construction.  A utility contractor will install a gas main and service for the new JW Marriott hotel at the corner of Water Street and S Florida Avenue.

One (1) eastbound lane on W Platt Street between Bayshore Boulevard and N Ashley Drive, two (2) eastbound lanes on Channelside Drive between N Ashley Drive and S Florida Avenue and one (1) southbound lane on S Florida Avenue between Channelside Drive and Water Street will close at 9 am beginning on March 9, 2020.    

Three (3) eastbound lanes on W Platt Street between Bayshore Boulevard and N Ashley Drive, two (2) eastbound lanes on Channelside Drive between N Ashley Drive and S Florida Avenue and one (1) southbound lane on S Florida Avenue between Channelside Drive and Water Street will be maintained during construction, with delays.

The sidewalk on both sides of S Florida Avenue between Channelside Drive and the mid-block crosswalk (Thunder Alley) will remain open during construction.  

All lanes on W Platt Street/Channelside Drive and both southbound lanes on S Florida Avenue between Channelside Drive and Water Street will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, March 13, 2020, weather permitting.

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

road closure map

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

For additional information, please contact:

Debbie Herrington, P.E., Right of Way Management

City of Tampa Planning & Development Department

(813) 274-3100, Option 5; debbie.herrington@tampagov.net