Westbound Hillsborough Avenue closing at I-275 May 5, 2018 for Utility Maintenance Work

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On Saturday, May 5, 2018, the westbound lanes of Hillsborough Avenue between Nebraska Avenue and Cherokee Avenue will close while a department contractor repairs a sanitary sewer pipeline.  The closure will affect the following traffic patterns:


  • The westbound exit onto Hillsborough Avenue for motorists traveling north on I-275 will be closed.
  • Westbound traffic on Hillsborough Avenue will be detoured at Nebraska Avenue.


Variable message boards and detour signs will be in place to direct motorists around these closures. All other roadways and traffic directions will remain open.  


Repairs will be completed by Sunday, May 6, 2018, and normal traffic patterns will resume.


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


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

For additional information, please contact:

Eric A. Weiss, P.E., Director

City of Tampa – Wastewater Department

(813) 274-8039; eric.weiss@tampagov.net