Tropical Storm Debby City of Tampa Final Update

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The City of Tampa has the following update to report:

Street Closures

Clean up crews have been on scene along Bayshore Blvd. since late last night removing storm debris, and the City of Tampa plans to reopen Platt St. to Rome Ave. before afternoon rush hour begins.

We continue to encourage the motoring public to heed traffic advisories, obey traffic signs/detours, and to exercise caution when driving in and around standing water.

Parks Closures:

Ben T. Davis Beach, Picnic Island Park, and Cypress Point Park are all still closed due to flooding.

Solid Waste:

Storm debris disposal options available to City of Tampa residents are as follows:

Curbside Pick-up: City of Tampa residents may place storm debris at the curbside for collection. Debris should be placed away from obstructions such as mailboxes, parked vehicles, fences, water meters, etc.

Schedule Pick-up: Residential customers wishing to schedule storm debris pickups are encouraged to call the customer service call center at (813) 348-1111, or contact the Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management online via the customer service request center at

McKay Bay Transfer Station: With a current City of Tampa utility bill and driver’s license, residents may drop-off brush and large bulky items free of charge.

Hours of Operation: - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

- Wednesday, Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

- Sunday: Closed

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