Temporary Lane Closures on W Spruce Street and N Himes Avenue to begin August 3, 2020 for Utility and Driveway Construction

Posted
09/10/20
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A portion of W Spruce Street between N MacDill Avenue and N Himes Avenue and a portion of N Himes Avenue between W Cypress Street and W Columbus Drive will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning  Monday, August 3, 2020 for driveway construction.  A private contractor will be installing utility connections, new driveways, sidewalk and curbing on the north side of W Spruce Street and on the east side of N Himes Avenue for a new commercial development at the northeast corner of W Spruce Street and N Himes Avenue.

The westbound lane of W Spruce Street between N Glen Avenue and N Himes Avenue and one (1) northbound lane on N Himes Avenue between W Union Street and W Walnut Street will close at 9 am beginning on August 3, 2020.  

Eastbound traffic on W Spruce Street between N Himes Avenue and N Glen Avenue will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

One (1) northbound lane on N Himes Avenue between W Union Street and W Walnut Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

Sidewalks in the work area will be closed during construction.  Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times via signage to other sidewalks in the area.

All lanes on W Spruce Street between N Glen Avenue and N Himes Avenue and on N Himes Avenue between W Union Street and W Walnut Street will be open to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, August 21, 2020, weather permitting.

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

Westbound motorists can use W Cypress Street or W Columbus Drive between N MacDill Avenue and N Himes Avenue, in lieu of W Spruce Street.

Northbound motorists and trucks can use N Dale Mabry Highway or N MacDill Avenue between W Cypress Street and W Columbus Drive, in lieu of N Himes Avenue.

 

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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