Temporary Road Closures S Howard Avenue and W Morrison Avenue to begin March 4, 2019 for Roadway Improvements

Posted
03/01/19
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(This is a revision to a Traffic Advisory issued on October 25, 2018)

 

A portion of S Howard Avenue between Bayshore Boulevard and W Swann Avenue and W Morrison Avenue between S Rome Avenue and S MacDill Avenue will close on Monday, March 4, 2019  for a phased Capital Improvement project.  The City contractor will be installing new drainage facilities, curbing, sidewalks, and enhanced crosswalks on S Howard Avenue between W Jetton Avenue and W Swann Avenue, as part of a stormwater improvement project. This construction work will be completed in 2 phases over the next 5 weeks. 

In Phase 1, the northbound lane on S Howard Avenue between W Jetton Avenue and W Swann Avenue will be closed beginning at 9 am on March 4, 2019.  W Morrison Avenue will also be closed between S Eleta Street and S Howard Avenue.  Southbound traffic on S Howard Avenue will be maintained at all times during this phase.  Motorists approaching S Howard Avenue from the west on intersecting side streets and driveways within the construction area will be restricted to southbound movements only. This phase is expected to be completed by 4 pm on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

In Phase 2, the southbound lane on S Howard Avenue between W Swann Avenue and W Jetton Avenue will be closed beginning at 9 am on Thursday, March 21, 2019.  W Morrison Avenue will also be closed between S Moody Avenue and S Howard Avenue.  Northbound traffic on S Howard Avenue will be maintained at all times during this phase.  Motorists approaching S Howard Avenue from the east on intersecting side streets and driveways within the construction area will be restricted to northbound movements only. This phase is expected to be completed by 4 pm on Friday, April 5, 2019.

Sidewalks on S Howard Avenue between W Swann Avenue and W Jetton Avenue will be closed during the construction. Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks with signage.

It is anticipated that all lanes on S Howard Avenue and W Morrison Avenue will be open by 4 pm on Friday, April 5, 2019, weather permitting. 

The City recommends using alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

A hi-resolution map with the City of Tampa’s suggested detour routes can be found embedded below:

Temporary Road Closures S Howard Avenue and W Morrison Avenue to begin March 4, 2019 for Roadway Improvements

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

For additional information, please contact:

Albert Calloway, Construction Engineer

City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management

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