Temporary Road Closure of Willow Ave at Cass Street to begin November 15, 2019 for Stormwater Construction

Posted
11/14/19

The intersection of North Willow Avenue at Cass Street will close beginning on Friday, November 15,  2019, as part of the Cypress Street Outfall Regional Stormwater Improvements Design-Build project. This project will be completed in multiple phases.  During this phase, a City contractor will be installing stormwater box culverts, water mains, sanitary sewer, sidewalks and associated improvements along W Cass Street between N Boulevard and N Willow Avenue.  The project also includes signalization upgrade at the intersection of W Cass Street and N Willow Avenue. 

 

During Phase 1B, the intersection of North Willow Avenue at Cass street will close at 9 am on November 15, 2019 and the intersection of West Cass Street and North Willow Avenue will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, weather permitting.

 

Phase 1A construction is ongoing. W Cass Street between N Boulevard and N Willow Avenue was closed at 9 am on August 27, 2019 and will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Monday, January 20, 2020, weather permitting.

 

Sidewalks on the north and south sides of West Cass Street from North Boulevard through North Willow Avenue will be closed during construction. Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area at all times. 

 

After the completion of Phases 1A and 1B, there will be closures on North Rome Avenue between West Cass Street and West Kennedy Boulevard and on West Gray Street between North Rome Avenue and North Tampania Avenue.

 

For local access, contact the Project Hotline (813) 744-3246.

 

The entire Cypress Street Outfall project is schedule to be completed in the summer 2021.

 

The City recommends using alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

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Matt Anderson, Project Manager

Woodruff & Sons, Inc.

(941) 756-1871, matta@woodruffandson.com

 

Albert Calloway, Construction Engineer

City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management

(813) 635-3400; albert.calloway@tampagov.net