Temporary Lane Closures Channelside Drive to begin August 16, 2018 for Traffic Control Maintenance

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A portion of Channelside Drive between S Beneficial Drive/S Meridian Avenue and E Cumberland Avenue will close for two (2) consecutive nights beginning on Thursday, August 16, 2018 for traffic control maintenance.  A private contractor will be replacing an overhead variable message sign on eastbound Channelside Drive at the S 12th Street intersection. 

One (1) eastbound lane and one (1) westbound lane on Channelside Drive between S Beneficial Drive/S Meridian Avenue and E Cumberland Avenue will close from 10 pm to 5 am the following morning beginning August 16, 2018.

At least one (1) lane of intermittent traffic will be maintained in both directions on Channelside Drive between S Beneficial Drive/S Meridian Avenue and E Cumberland Avenue at all times during construction, with delays. 

No construction will occur during nights with special events at the arena.

The project is anticipated to be completed by 5 am on Saturday, August 18, 2018, weather permitting. 

The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

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

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

Traffic Advisory: Temporary Lane Closures Channelside Drive to begin August 16, 2018 for Traffic Control Maintenance, to be released today, August 9, 2018

For additional information, please contact:

Catherine M. Coyle, Planning & Urban Design Manager

City of Tampa, Planning & Development

(813) 274-3100, Option 4: Catherine.coyle@tampagov.net