Temporary Road Closure Water Street (formerly Old Water Street) to begin October 14, 2019 for Building Construction

Posted
10/10/19

A portion of Water Street (formerly Old Water Street) between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will close nightly beginning on Monday, October 14, 2019, for building construction.  A private contractor will place a crane on Water Street at the intersection of S Florida Avenue to complete the façade of the new overhead pedestrian bridge connecting the Marriott Waterside to the new JW Marriott.

Water Street between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will close nightly beginning at 11:59 pm on Monday, October 14, 2019 until 6 am the following morning.

The sidewalk on both sides of the Water Street between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will be closed during construction.  Pedestrians will be detoured to other sidewalks in the area with signage.

The sidewalk on the north side of Water Street between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will remain closed until August 14, 2020.

Water Street is scheduled to reopen to traffic by 6 am on Sunday, January 19, 2020, weather permitting.

The City recommends using alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

road closure map

ROW-19-0002700

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

For additional information, please contact:

Catherine M. Coyle, Planning, Design & Development Coordination Manager

City of Tampa, Planning & Development

(813) 274-3100, Option 4: Catherine.coyle@tampagov.net