Temporary Road Closures on Channelside Drive to begin March 26, 2019 for Road Construction
(This is a revision to Traffic Advisories issued on March 5, 2019 and on March 19, 2019)
Tampa, FL (March 22, 2019) – The second and final phase of roadwork on Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue/Beneficial Drive and E Cumberland Avenue is scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 26, 2019, upon the completion of the Phase 1 work. A private contractor will be milling, paving and paint striping the eastbound lane on Channelside Drive. The eastbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue/Beneficial Drive and E Cumberland Avenue will close at approximately 1 am on Tuesday morning, March 26, 2019.
Westbound traffic on Channelside Drive between E Cumberland Avenue and S Meridian Avenue/Beneficial Drive including access to the Port and Sparkman’s Wharf will be maintained during construction.
The crosswalks on Channelside Drive between E Cumberland Avenue and S Meridian Avenue/Beneficial Drive will be closed during construction. Pedestrians will be detoured to other sidewalks in the area via signage.
All lanes on Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue/Beneficial Drive and E Cumberland Avenue will be open to traffic by 5 am on Thursday, March 28, 2019, weather permitting.
The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.
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The public can stay connected with the ongoing construction project by visiting DowntownTampaGrid.com.
Questions or comments should be directed to the project team by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (813) 607-GRID (4743).
See all road closures at www.tampagov.net/RoadClosures
For additional information, please contact:
Catherine M. Coyle, Planning & Urban Design Manager
City of Tampa Planning & Development Department
(813) 274-3100, Option 4; email@example.com