December 12, 2018 - 4:45pm

Temporary Lane Closures of W Azeele Street to begin December 19, 2018 for Utility Construction

For additional information, please contact:

Catherine M. Coyle, Planning & Urban Design Manager

City of Tampa Planning & Development Department

(813) 274-3100, Option 4; catherine.coyle@tampagov.net

 

A portion of W Azeele Street between S MacDill Avenue and S Dale Mabry Highway will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing gas service connections and monitoring utility crossings on W Azeele Street between Gables Court and S Sterling Avenue. One (1) westbound lane on W Azeele Street between S Bradford Avenue and S Sterling Avenue will close at 9 am on December 19, 2018.  

During portions of the work, one (1) westbound lane and one (1) eastbound lane on W Azeele Street between S Bradford Avenue and S Sterling Avenue will also be closed.

One (1) westbound lane and one (1) eastbound lane of traffic on W Azeele Street between S Bradford Avenue and S Sterling Avenue will remain open at all times during construction, with delays.  Access to W Azeele Street from all side streets within the lane closure area will be maintained, during construction.

All lanes on W Azeele Street between S Bradford Avenue and S Sterling Avenue will be open to traffic by 4 pm on Friday, December 21, 2018, weather permitting.

The sidewalk on W Azeele Street in the construction area will be closed during construction.  Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks in the area via signage.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternate routes to avoid congestion.  Westbound and eastbound motorists can use W Kennedy Boulevard or W Swann Avenue between S MacDill Avenue and S Dale Mabry Highway in lieu of W Azeele Street.

 

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

December 12, 2018 - 11:45am

Tampa Solid Waste Department Revises Collection Schedule in Observance of Christmas Day

In observance of Christmas Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed. 

 

  • Commercial and Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Tuesday, December 25, 2018.  The revised collection schedule is as follows:

 

    • Residential customers who normally receive service on Tuesday will receive service on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.  Regular Solid Waste collection service schedules will resume Thursday, December 27, 2018.

 

    • Commercial Customers who normally receive service on Tuesday will receive service on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.  Collection service will continue to run one day behind through Saturday, December 29, 2018.  Regular Solid Waste collection service schedules will resume Monday, December 31, 2018.   

 

  • McKay Bay Transfer Station and Scale House located at 114 S. 34th St., will be closed on Christmas Day (Tuesday, December 25, 2018) and will reopen on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.

 

Christmas Tree Collection Service will occur Monday, December 31, 2018 through Friday, January 11, 2019. In order to receive service, residents must remove all decorations and lights, cut tree limbs to four feet lengths, bundle, and place curbside on their regularly scheduled yard waste collection day. 

               

Customers may contact the City of Tampa Utilities Consolidated Call Center at (813) 274-8811 or visit the website at www.tampagov.net/solidwaste  if they have any questions or concerns.   

 

NOTE: New Tampa residents are encouraged to contact Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management at (813) 272-5680 for their holiday collection schedule.

December 11, 2018 - 5:30pm

Temporary Road/Lane Closures on Channelside Drive and Old Water Street to begin December 17, 2018 for Road and Utility Construction

A portion of Channelside Drive between S Jefferson Street  and S Meridian Avenue and Old Water Street between S Franklin Street and S Florida Avenue will close on Monday, December 17, 2018 for road and utility construction.  A private contractor will reconstruct Channelside Drive between Old Water Street and S Meridian Avenue in three (3) phases.  A City contractor will also install a sewer force main in Old Water Street between S Franklin Street and S Morgan Street in the five (5) phases.

 

Channelside Drive Road Construction

As part of Phase 1 of the regrading of Channelside Drive between Old Water Street and S Meridian Avenue, the eastbound lanes on Channelside Drive between S Jefferson Street and S Meridian Avenue and one (1) westbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue and S Nebraska Avenue will close at 9 am on December 17, 2018. 

 

One (1) westbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Meridian Avenue and S Nebraska Avenue will be maintained during construction of the south side of Channelside Drive, with delays.

 

The sidewalk on the north side of Channelside Drive between Old Water Street and S Meridian Avenue will remain closed during construction.  Pedestrian access will be maintained via signage to other sidewalks in the area, during construction. 

 

It is anticipated that this phase of construction work will be completed by 4 pm on Sunday, January 6, 2019, weather permitting. 

 

Two (2) additional phases will follow upon completion of Phase 1 construction work.   

 

The entire Channelside Drive road project is expected to be completed by Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

 

Old Water Street Sewer Force Main Construction

A portion of Old Water Street between S Franklin Street and S Florida Avenue will close on Monday, December 17, 2018, as part of Phase 1 of the Wastewater Capital Improvement project.  A City contractor will be installing a 54” diameter sewer force main in 5 phases on Old Water Street between S Franklin Street and S Morgan Street. 

 

During Phase 1, Old Water Street between S Franklin Street and S Florida Avenue will close at 9 am on December 17, 2018. 

 

The crosswalks on Old Water Street to the west and east of S Florida Avenue will be closed during construction.  Pedestrians will be detoured to other sidewalks in the area via signage.

 

It is anticipated that this phase of construction work will be completed by 4 pm on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, weather permitting. 

 

Four (4) additional phases will follow upon completion of Phase 1 construction work.  The following streets will have road closures.

Phase 2: Old Water Street at the intersection of S Florida Avenue

Phase 3: Old Water Street between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street

Phase 4: Old Water Street between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street

Phase 5: Old Water Street at the intersection of S Morgan Street

 

It is anticipated that these 5 phases of the Sewer Force Main Project will be completed on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, weather permitting.  The entire Wastewater project is expected to be completed by fall 2020, weather permitting.

 

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

 

For hockey fans planning on seeing the Lightning at AMALIE Arena, please go to:

tampabaylightning.com/parking

 

Others planning on seeing a family show, event or concert, please go to:

amaliearena.com/plan-your-visit

 

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

CWS-19-0000067, CWS-19-0000052

The public can stay connected with the ongoing construction project by visiting DowntownTampaGrid.com. Questions or comments should be directed to the project team by email at contactus@downtowntampagrid.com or by phone at (813) 607-GRID (4743).

 

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

Road Closure

For additional information, please contact:

Albert Calloway, Construction Engineer

City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management

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

December 11, 2018 - 2:45pm

East Hanna Avenue to Close Tomorrow Between North 22nd Street and North 20th Street

East Hanna Avenue will close in both directions between North 22nd and North 20th streets tomorrow at 9 a.m. while the Tampa Water Department makes repairs to the water distribution system.  Barricades and signs will be located in the area to assist with traffic flow. Please use caution when driving in the area. Modifications to lane closures may be necessary during the course of restoration.

 

The repair work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 12. Roadway restoration, with a return to normal traffic patterns, is expected to be completed by 4 p.m., Friday, December 14. Repair and restoration schedules are contingent upon weather conditions. The staff and crews of the Tampa Water Department appreciate everyone's patience during this time.

 

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

For additional information, contact:

Elias Franco, Water Distribution & Consumer Services Manager

Office: (813) 274-8335

Cell: (813) 352-3607

Fax: (813) 274-7435

Elias.Franco@TampaGov.net

December 10, 2018 - 3:00pm

Intermittent closures of Bayshore Boulevard and Interbay Boulevard on December 10, 2018 for Utility Maintenance Work

Starting tonight at 9pm, Bayshore Boulevard between  W Gandy and Marlin Avenue and Interbay Boulevard between Marlin Avenue and S Crescent Drive will close intermittently while department crews clean and televise the collection system in the area. While this work is going on, flaggers will be in place to direct motorists.

 

This work will continue nightly between the hours of 9pm – 5am through Friday, December 14, 2018, weather permitting. The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

 

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

Road Closure

For additional information, please contact:

Eric Weiss, P.E., Director

City of Tampa – Wastewater Department

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

December 10, 2018 - 8:30am

Lane Closure on East Fletcher Avenue Between North Nebraska Avenue and North Central Avenue

The westbound lanes of East Fletcher Avenue between North Nebraska Avenue and North Central Avenue are closed while the Tampa Water Department repairs  a water main break. Barricades and signs are located in the area to assist with traffic flow. Please use caution when driving in the area. Modifications to lane closures may be necessary during the course of restoration.

 

The repair work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. this evening, December 8. Roadway restoration, with a return to normal traffic patterns, is expected to be completed by 5 p.m., Wednesday, December 12. Repair and restoration schedules are contingent upon weather conditions. The staff and crews of the Tampa Water Department appreciate everyone's patience during this time.

 

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

For additional information, contact:

Elias Franco, Water Distribution & Consumer Services Manager

Office: (813) 274-8335

Cell: (813) 352-3607

Fax: (813) 274-7435

Elias.Franco@TampaGov.net

December 7, 2018 - 4:15pm

Temporary lane closures on Channelside Drive, East Twiggs Street and Kennedy Boulevard on December 10, 2018 for Utility Maintenance Work

Temporary lane closures will begin on Monday, December 10, 2018 while department crews clean and televise the collection system in the area.

 

These closures will occur in the following areas:

 

Both inside eastbound and westbound lanes of East Twiggs Street between Channelside Drive and North Meridian Avenue will close. The outside eastbound and westbound lanes will remain open.  

 

The outside westbound lane of East Kennedy Boulevard from Channelside Drive to North Meridian Avenue will close.

 

Channelside Drive between Adamo Drive and East Whiting Street will close one (1) block at a time. Flaggers will be used direct traffic.

 

This work will be completed by close of business on Friday, December 14, 2018, weather permitting. The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

 

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

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For additional information, please contact:

Eric Weiss, P.E., Director

City of Tampa – Wastewater Department

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

 

December 6, 2018 - 8:45am

Appointments to be made by City Council to various Boards/Committees

From: Frank Reddick, Chairman

City Council of the City of Tampa

Dear Citizens:

The City Council of the City of Tampa depends on citizens like you who volunteer their time to make our City a better place for all of our residents.

Please review the current vacancies/positions, as listed below, on the Boards and Commissions to be appointed by City Council.

Additional information on these Boards and Commissions, including current appointments, can be reviewed on the City of Tampa Website:

http://www.tampagov.net/city-clerk/info/boards-and-commissions

Thank you,
Frank Reddick, Chairman
City Council of the City of Tampa

CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TAMPA

December 4, 2018

For additional information, please contact:
The Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-8397.

City Council Seeks Applications For Citizens Boards and Commissions

The members of the City Council of the City of Tampa are seeking citizens to serve on several City of Tampa Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Councils/Commissions.

Citizens interested in seeking appointment must be residents and registered voters in the City of Tampa. However, there are several Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Councils/Commission that do not require citizens to be residents and registered voters of the City of Tampa. These positions are voluntary. Individuals being appointed to serve on these Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Councils/Commissions serve without compensation. Individuals being appointed may be required to file financial disclosure.

The deadline for submission of applications is 5:00 p.m. on Friday-January 11, 2019.

The City Council of the City of Tampa has scheduled three-minute presentations of the applicants on Thursday-January 24, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. under Ceremonial Activities and/or Presentations during the regular sessions of Council. The meetings are held in the Tampa City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Third Floor, Tampa, Florida.

Applications are available in the Office of the City Clerk, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor, Tampa, Florida and are also available on the City of Tampa’s website at:

http://www.tampagov.net/city-clerk/info/boards-and-commissions

The application can be filled out on-line and can be submitted via U.S. Mail, fax, or e-mail. Directions for submission are listed on the application.

The Boards, Commissions, & Advisory Councils/Commissions that have current openings between now and February 28, 2019:

AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE – (COMMITTEE HAS BEEN RE-ACTIVATED): (REMAINING POSITIONS HAVE BEEN RE-ADVERTISED:

Purpose: The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) shall serve as the advisory review board to periodically evaluate established policies, procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and the local government comprehensive plan, and reports its finding to the Mayor and City Council with recommended changes.
  • Term of Office: Three years – (Members shall not serve more than two consecutive full terms)
  • Membership:
    • Consists of 11 members:
      • 6 appointed by the Mayor with approval by City Council
      • 5 appointed by City Council
  • Special Requirements:
    • Members shall have a demonstrated interest, competence, professional experience or knowledge in the development of affordable housing, planning, building, real estate, mortgage lending, law of other related discipline.
    • Oath of Office Requirement: No
    • Residency: Yes - All appointees shall be residents of the City of Tampa
    • Financial Disclosure Requirement: No
  • Appointing members, City Council shall include:
    • One citizen who is actively engaged as a real estate professional in connection with affordable housing.
    • One citizen who actively serves on the local planning commission board as a member.
    • One citizen who represents employers within the City of Tampa.
    • One citizen who represents essential services personnel, as defined in the local housing assistance plan.
  • Terms Expiring:
    • 1 Position-Essential Services Personnel (As defined in Local Housing Assistance Plan) - (Position is being re-advertised)
    • 1 Position-Representative of employers in the City of Tampa - Term expired on February 19, 2017 - (Position is being re-advertised)
  • Meeting Schedule:
    • Meeting dates and time: Contact Vanessa McCleary, Housing and Community Development Manager, at (813) 274-7992

Board Coordinator: For further information contact: Vanessa McCleary, Housing and Community Development Manager, at (813) 274-7992


INDEPENDENT OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE:

  • Term of Office: Three Years
  • Membership:
    • 13-member committee will be composed of the following:
      • Four members – two experts and two citizens – appointed by the Hillsborough County Commissions
      • One member each appointed by the Mayors of Temple Terrace and Plant City;
      • Two members appointed by the City of Tampa – one by the Mayor, one by the City Council;
      • Two members appointed by the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority’s governing board;
      • One Florida Bar-certified attorney appointed by the Clerk of the Court;
      • One land use or real estate expert appointed by the Hillsborough County Property Appraiser;
      • One certified public accountant appointed by the County Tax Collector;
    • To qualify as an expert, a committee member would need at least seven (7) years experience in either transportation, planning, sustainability; engineering or construction.
    • Members would serve three-year terms in the unpaid position. Elected officials cannot be appointed nor can anyone who would benefit from approval of projects.
    • Oath of Office Requirement: Yes
  • Terms Expiring:
    • 1 Position to be appointed by City Council – (See the bullet highlighted above in bold & italics.)
  • Meeting Schedule:
    • Meeting location, dates, and time: To be determined at a later date

Board Coordinator: For further information contact: To be determined at a later date.


Barrio Latino Commission – (Remaining position has been re-advertised):

Purpose: The Barrio Latino Commission has the responsibility of preserving the historic fabric of the District and maintaining its architectural integrity. The Ybor City Historic District has many character defining features: pedestrian scale, mixed-use main streets, as well as its unique structures such as the Social Clubs and Cigar Factory buildings. The Barrio Latino Commission balances the historic past with the growth of the present prosperity.
  • Term of Office: Three Years
  • Special Requirements:
    • City Council appoints three (3) members and one alternate (1) appointed by City Council.
    • Members and alternate members shall have a demonstrated interest, competence, professional experience or knowledge in architecture, historic preservation, history, architectural history, planning, archaeology, development, real estate appraisals, real estate marketing, law or other related disciplines.
    • In appointing members, the Mayor and City Council shall include, to the extent that such individuals are available in the community and will to serve, two (2) registered architects, individuals with demonstrated experience in historic preservation, architecture, architectural history, archaeology, landscape architecture or urban design, building construction or real estate, and individuals who reside in or operate a business in the Ybor City Historic District. The two (2) alternate members shall be from any of the categories shown above.
      • Oath of Office Requirement: Yes
      • Financial Disclosure Requirement: Yes
      • Members shall not serve more than two consecutive full terms
  • Terms Expiring:
    • 1 Position – Alternate – Due to term limitations – Term expired January 24, 2018 - (Position is being re-advertised)
    • 1 Position – Attorney – Due to term limitations - Term expired June 6, 2018 - (Position is being re-advertised)
  • Meeting Schedule:
    • Meeting dates and time: Contact Dennis Fernandez, Historic Preservation and Urban Design Manager at (813) 274-7706
    • Location: Tampa City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor, Tampa

Board Coordinator: For further information contact: Dennis Fernandez, Historic Preservation and Urban Design Manager at (813) 274-7706.


EQUAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL – (Remaining position has been re-advertised (UPDATED):

Purpose: To serve as a citizen advisory committee (i) to promote the participation and use of SLBE and, when authorized by law, WMBE businesses in City contracting and procurement and (ii) to relay concerns of minority contractors, women contractors, non-minority contractors and citizens at-large to the City about the operation of this program.
  • Term of Office: Two years
  • Special Requirements:
    • Oath of Office Requirement: Yes
    • Financial Disclosure Requirement: No
    • All appointees shall be residents of the City of Tampa or Hillsborough County
    • In appointing members, City Council may include a combination of subcontractors, prime contractors, non-vocation professionals and civic leaders wherein the composition of membership represents at least:
    • One (1) citizens who is African American
    • One (1) citizen who is Hispanic American
    • One (1) citizen who is Caucasian Female
    • One (1) citizen who is Caucasian Male
    • One (1) ethnic minority citizen (non-specific)
    • Two (2) citizens at large (Designated as being from the WMBE Community)
  • Terms Expiring:
    • 1 Position – Caucasian Male - Term expired September 27, 2017- (Position is being re-advertised)
    • 1 Position – Hispanic American - Term expired June 6, 2015 - (Position is being re-advertised)
  • Meeting Schedule:
    • For meeting information, contact Gregory Hart at (813) 274-5522.

Board Coordinator: For further information: Gregory Hart at (813) 274-5522.


HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION:

Purpose: To recommend designations, conservation districts and historic districts. The Historic Preservation Commission is eager to access Tampa's historic resources and has incorporated into its work plan the goal to systematically survey and hopefully, protect previously un-surveyed areas of the city. (Powers and duties of the Commission and Commission staff are contained in Section 27-231.1 of the City of Tampa Code.)
  • Term of Office: Three Years
  • Special Requirements:
    • Council appoints 3 members and 1 alternate. - (Special Note: Members shall have a demonstrated interest, competence, experience or knowledge in historic preservation, architecture, history, architectural history, planning, archaeology, development, real estate appraisals, real estate marketing, law or other related disciplines. 4 of the members shall be architects, architectural historians, historic preservationists, urban planners, historians or archaeologists with at least 1 architect and 1 architectural historian or historic preservationist. Members of the HPC shall not sit as officers or board members of local preservation related organizations.)
    • Oath of Office Requirement: Yes
    • Residency Requirement: Yes – (All appointees shall be residents of the City of Tampa.)
    • Financial Disclosure Requirement: Yes
    • Members shall not serve more than two consecutive full terms
  • Term(s) Expiring:
    • 1 Position – Alternate – Due to Term Limitation - Term expired on February 6, 2017 - (Position is being re-advertised)
    • 1 Position – Architect – Due to Term Limitation – Term expired on May 31, 2017 - (Position is being re-advertised)
    • 1 Position – Urban Planner – Due to Term Limitation– Term expired on May 31, 2017- (Position is being re-advertised)
  • Meeting Schedule:
    • Meeting dates and time: For information, contact Dennis Fernandez, Historic Preservation and Urban Design Manager at (813) 274-8920
    • Location: Tampa City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor, Tampa

Board Coordinator: For further information contact: Dennis Fernandez, Historic Preservation and Urban Design Manager at (813) 274-8920


VARIANCE REVIEW BOARD:

Purpose: VRB receives its direction from Chapter 27-Powers and Duties. VRB is able to grant variances to portions of Chapter 13 (Tree and Landscape), Chapter 20.5 (Signs) and Chapter 27 (Zoning). The VRB also hears appeals from decisions rendered by the administrator of the aforementioned chapters.
  • Term of Office: Four Years
  • Special Requirements:
    • Oath of Office Requirement: Yes
    • Residency Requirement: Yes – (All appointees shall be residents of the City of Tampa.)
    • Financial Disclosure Requirement: Yes
    • Each VRB member shall serve until appointment and qualification of his/her successor
    • Members shall not serve more than two consecutive full terms
  • Terms Expiring:
    • One (1) Position – Neighborhood Civic Representative – Term expires on January 15, 2019
  • Meeting Schedule:
    • Meeting dates and time: VRB usually meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
    • Location: Tampa City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor, Tampa

Board Coordinator: For further information contact: Eric Cotton, Land Development Coordination, at 274-3100 option 2

For more information, contact the Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-7077.

Thank you

December 5, 2018 - 2:30pm

Mayor Buckhorn Appoints Una Garvey to Acting Convention & Tourism Director

Mayor Buckhorn has appointed Una Garvey to Acting Convention & Tourism Director. 


“Una has been a steadfast employee with the City of Tampa for the last 35 years,” said Mayor Bob Buckhorn. “Her ability to provide top-notch customer service while managing a world class team and facility will be integral as we continue to elevate our customer service and, next year, unveil an impressive renovation. We couldn’t be more pleased by the leadership she’s shown throughout her tenure and we wish Rick Hamilton well as he moves on to his retirement.”

“I am honored by the opportunity and the confidence that Mayor Buckhorn places in me as the newly appointed Acting Convention & Tourism Director,” said Una Garvey. “It will be a pleasure to serve in this new capacity as we continue to make the center one of the best in the nation. Having been involved in the grand opening in 1990, this facility and city run passionately through my veins.  I look forward to working with this team of consummate professionals that strive for excellence every day and make Tampa the place where people want to come.”

 

Una is a 35 year City of Tampa employee with 17 years prior experience working in Facilities Management.  She has been at the Tampa Convention Center since 2000 serving in the capacity of Guest Services Manager, Exhibit Services Manager, Community Relations Director and Convention & Guest Services Director. She graduated from Northwood University with a  BS in Business Administration.  

For additional information, please contact:

Ashley Bauman, Marketing & Communications Director

(813) 274-8262

Ashley.bauman@tampagov.net                                              

 

 

December 5, 2018 - 8:45am

Temporary Lane Closures E 7th Avenue, Nuccio Parkway and E Palm Avenue to begin December 4, 2018 for Tree Maintenance

A portion of E 7th Avenue between N 34th Street and Nuccio Parkway, Nuccio Parkway between E Palm Avenue and N Nebraska Avenue, and E Palm Avenue between N 21st Street and N Nebraska Avenue will close beginning on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 for tree maintenance.  A City contractor will be removing and pruning trees on E 7th Avenue between N 23rd Street and Nuccio Parkway, Nuccio Parkway between E Palm Avenue and N Nebraska Avenue, and E Palm Avenue between N 21st Street and N Nebraska Avenue beginning at 9 pm on December 4, 2018. 

One (1) lane of traffic on E 7th Avenue between N 23rd Street and Nuccio Parkway will close nightly from 9 pm to 6 am beginning on December 4, 2018.  One (1) lane of traffic will be maintained intermittently at all times during construction, with delays.  This work is scheduled to be completed by 6 am on Friday, December 7, 2018, weather permitting.

One (1) southbound or northbound lane of traffic on Nuccio Parkway between E Palm Avenue and N Nebraska Avenue and one (1) eastbound or westbound lane of traffic on E Palm Avenue between N 21st Street and N Nebraska Avenue will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Monday, December 10, 2018.  At least one (1) southbound and northbound lane of traffic on Nuccio Parkway and at least one (1) eastbound and westbound lane of traffic on E Palm Avenue will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.  Tree maintenance will also be performed daily on N 16th Street between E 7th Avenue and E 5th Avenue without requiring lane closures. This work is scheduled to be completed by 4 pm on Friday, December 21, 2018, weather permitting.

The sidewalks within the work areas will be closed during the maintenance operations.  Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks with signage.

All lanes on E 7th Avenue, Nuccio Parkway and E Palm Avenue will be open by 4 pm on Friday, December 21, 2018, weather permitting.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorist use alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion. Westbound or eastbound motorists can use E Palm Avenue or Channelside Drive and E 4th Avenue between the Nuccio Parkway and N 23rd Street in lieu of E 7th Avenue. Southbound or northbound motorists can use N Nebraska Avenue to E Palm Avenue in lieu of the Nuccio Parkway. Eastbound or westbound motorists can use E 7th Avenue between N 21st Street and N Nebraska Avenue in lieu of E Palm Avenue.

CWS-19-0000104

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