Temporary Road Closures on W Tyler Street and Riverwalk Closure to begin June 11, 2020 for Road Construction

Posted
06/05/20
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A portion of W Tyler Street between N Ashley Drive and W Cass Street and the Riverwalk between W Laurel Street and W Cass Street will close beginning at 9 am on Thursday, June 11, 2020 for road construction.  A private contractor will be realigning W Tyler Street and W Cass Street as part of the AER development project.  The road construction will be completed in three (3) phases.  Access to the Straz Performing Arts Center drop-off entrance will be available at all times during construction.

During Phase 1, W Tyler Street between N WC Macinnes Place and W Cass Street and the Riverwalk between the Straz and W Cass Street will close at 9 am on Thursday, June 11, 2020.  Access to the Straz drop-off entrance will be available from the east using the new W Tyler Street extension. 

Sidewalks/Riverwalk in the work areas will be closed during the construction.  Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks with signage.

Phase 1 is scheduled to be completed by Friday, August 7, 2020, with Phase 2 immediately following the completion of Phase 1 work. 

During Phase 2,  W Tyler Street between N Ashley Drive and W Cass Street and N WC Macinnes Place between Fortune Street and W Tyler Street will be closed.  Access to the Straz drop-off entrance will be available from the W Tyler Street extension. 

During Phase 3, the contractor will build N WC Macinnes Place between W Tyler Street and W Cass Street.  Access to the Straz Performing Arts Center drop-off entrance will be available from the east on W Tyler Street and from the west on W Cass Street.

The entire project is scheduled to be completed by 4 pm on Monday, November 30, 2020, weather permitting.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

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

Traffic Advisory for West Tyler Street