Temporary Road/Lane Closures of S Morgan Street, E Brorein Street and LeRoy Selmon Expressway Westbound Morgan Street exit ramp to begin August 4, 2020 for Signal Construction

Posted
09/10/20
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A portion of S Morgan Street between Channelside Drive and E Whiting Street, E Brorein Street between S Jefferson Street and S Florida Avenue and the LeRoy Selmon Expressway westbound S Morgan Street exit ramp to close nightly from 9 pm to 5 am beginning on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 for signal construction.  A City contractor will be installing new signal pole and mast arms on the southwest corner and northwest corner of S Morgan Street and E Brorein Street.  The construction work will be completed in two (2) phases. 

During Phase 1, S Morgan Street between Channelside Drive and E Brorein Street will close at 9 pm beginning on August 4, 2020.  In addition, one (1) southbound lane on S Morgan Street between E Whiting Street and E Brorein Street and one (1) westbound lane on E Brorein Street between S Jefferson Street and S Florida Avenue will close at 9 pm on August 4, 2020.  One (1) southbound lane on S Morgan Street between E Whiting Street and E Brorein Street and two (2) westbound lanes on E Brorein Street between S Jefferson Street and S Florida Avenue will remain open during construction, with delays.

Phase 2 will begin immediately following the completion of Phase 1 construction. 

During Phase 2, one (1) northbound lane on S Morgan Street between Channelside Drive and E Brorein Street, one (1) northbound lane and two (2) southbound lanes on S Morgan Street between E Brorein Street and E Whiting Street and a portion of the LeRoy Selmon Expressway westbound S Morgan Street exit ramp will close nightly, immediately following the completion of Phase 1 construction.  One (1) northbound lane on S Morgan Street between Channelside Drive and E Brorein Street, one (1) northbound lane on S Morgan Street between the LeRoy Selmon Expressway westbound S Morgan Street exit ramp and E Whiting Street will remain open during construction, with delays.   

During Phase 2, westbound motorists exiting the LeRoy Selmon Expressway onto S Morgan Street/E Brorein Street will be restricted to a right turn only movement onto S Morgan Street.

Sidewalks in the work area will be closed during the construction. Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area at all times.

It is anticipated that all lanes on S Morgan Street, E Brorein Street and the LeRoy Selmon Expressway westbound S Morgan Street exit ramp will be open to traffic by 5 am on Saturday, August 8, 2020, weather permitting.

The City recommends using alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

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

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For additional information, please contact:

Albert Calloway, Chief Construction Engineer

City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management

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