City of Tampa, FL

08/07/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/07/2020 09:44

Temporary Lane Closures on S Morgan Street and Channelside Drive to begin August 17, 2020 for Road Improvements

A portion of S Morgan Street between E Brorein Street and Water Street (formerly Old Water Street) and Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will close daily from 9 am to 4 pm beginning on Monday, August 17, 2020 for road improvements. A City contractor will be installing stormwater facilities, signalization and re-striping on the southwest and northwest corners of S Morgan Street and Channelside Drive.

The work will be completed in three (3) phases.

During Phase 1, the City contractor will be working on the southwest corner of S Morgan Street and Channelside Drive. One (1) southbound lane on S Morgan Street between E Brorein Street and Water Street and two (2) southernmost eastbound lanes on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will close at 9 am on August 17, 2020.

One (1) southbound lane on S Morgan Street between E Brorein Street and Water Street and two (2) northernmost eastbound lanes on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

It is anticipated that the Phase 1 construction work will be completed by 4 pm on Sunday, August 30, 2020, weather permitting.

Phase 2 construction is scheduled to begin at 9 am on Monday, August 31, 2020 after the completion of Phase 1.

During Phase 2 and Phase 3, the City contractor will be working on the northwest corner of S Morgan Street and Channelside Drive.

During Phase 2, one (1) northernmost lane on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will close. In addition, the eastbound S Morgan Street exit ramp from the LeRoy Selmon Expressway will be narrowed.

Two (2) eastbound thru lanes and the right turn lane on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

Phase 3 construction is scheduled to begin at 9 am on Monday, September 7, 2020 after the completion of Phase 2.

During Phase 3, one (1) southbound lane on S Morgan Street between E Brorein Street and Channelside Drive will be closed.

One (1) southbound lane on S Morgan Street between E Brorein Street and Channelside Drive will be maintained at all times during construction, with delays.

Sidewalks in the work areas will be closed during all phases the construction. Pedestrians will be detoured to other available sidewalks with signage.

All lanes on S Morgan Street between E Brorein Street and Water Street and on Channelside Drive between S Florida Avenue and S Morgan Street will reopen to traffic by 4 pm on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, weather permitting.

The City recommends using alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

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

For additional information, please contact:

Albert Calloway, Chief Construction Engineer

City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management

(813) 635-3400; [email protected]