Temporary Road Closure on S Manhattan Avenue to begin January 22, 2018 for Utility Construction

01/18/18

(This is a revision to a Traffic Advisory sent out on January 17, 2018)

A portion of S Manhattan Avenue between W El Prado Boulevard and W Bay to Bay Boulevard will close on Monday, January 22, 2018, as part of a 3 phase Capital Improvement Project. As part of Phase 1, the City contractor will install stormwater pipe and structures, sewer main and water main in S Manhattan Avenue between W El Prado Boulevard and W Sevilla Street. W Vasconia Street will be closed at the intersection of S Manhattan Avenue.
Access to businesses and a residence on the west side of S Manhattan Avenue located between W El Prado Boulevard and W Sevilla Street will be maintained from the west using W El Prado Boulevard and W Vasconia Street or from the north using S Manhattan Avenue.
Access to businesses on the east side of S Manhattan Avenue located between W El Prado Boulevard and W Sevilla Street will be maintained from the east using W El Prado Boulevard and W Vasconia Street or from the north using S Manhattan Avenue.
Directional business signs will be placed within the construction area.
Sidewalks along S Manhattan Avenue will be closed intermittently throughout the construction area. Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks with signage.
It is anticipated that all lanes on S Manhattan Avenue between W El Prado Boulevard and W Sevilla Street will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Monday, May 14, 2018, weather permitting.

Phases 2 and 3 will include closing S Manhattan Avenue from W El Prado Boulevard to W Euclid Avenue and W El Prado Boulevard between S Hesperides Street and S Hubert Avenue. All 3 phases of the project are scheduled to be completed by September 2018.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use detour routes to avoid traffic congestion. A hi-resolution map with the suggested detour routes can be found embedded below:

Traffic Advisory: Temporary Road Closure S Manhattan Avenue to begin January 22, 2018 for Utility Construction, to be released today, January 18, 2018
CWS-17-0000735
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