Temporary Road Closure of S Himes Avenue to begin June 18, 2020 for Utility Construction

Posted
06/12/20

A portion of S Himes Avenue between W San Miguel Street and W Bay to Bay Boulevard will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Thursday, June 18, 2020 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing a gas main across S Himes Avenue at the intersection of W Barcelona Street.


The southbound  lane on S Himes Avenue between W Palmira Avenue and W Granada Street will close at 9 am on June 18, 2020. 


Southbound and northbound traffic will be intermittently maintained on the east side of S Himes Avenue between W Palmira Avenue and W Granada Street at all times during construction, with delays.


Sidewalks in the work area will be closed during construction.  Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks with signage.


All lanes on S Himes Avenue between W Palmira Avenue and W Granada Street will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Saturday, July 18, 2020, weather permitting. 


The entire Palma Ceia Phase 2 Gas Main Replacement project is scheduled to be completed by Wednesday, November 18, 2020, weather permitting.


The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternate routes to avoid congestion.  Southbound and northbound motorists can use S Dale Mabry Highway between W Neptune Street and W Bay to Bay Boulevard, in lieu of S Himes Avenue/S Frankland Road.


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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