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Lane Closure: northbound I-75 at Bruce B. Downs

Lane Closure: northbound I-75 at Bruce B. Downs

 

Tampa, Florida -- Accordig to a release from the Florida Department of Transportation, one lane will be closed on northbound I-75 in the Bruce B. Downs Boulevard (Exit 270) interchange area from 9:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22 to 6 a.m. Monday, April 23.

By Monday morning, both northbound lanes will be shifted to the temporary bridge over Bruce B. Downs Boulevard. All interchange ramps will remain open.

Traffic is expected to use the temporary bridge for about two years. The speed limit on the bridge will be reduced to 55 miles-per-hour.

 

New traffic signal to benefit Double Branch Elementary

New traffic signal to benefit Double Branch Elementary

 

Wesley Chapel, Florida – According to a Pasco County release, a new traffic signal has been constructed at the intersection of Meadow Pointe Boulevard and Chancey Road, to be activated on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. 

The project was funded through the School Infrastructure Program, in coordination with Pasco County and the District School Board of Pasco County. 

This is the first traffic signal constructed in East Pasco, and only the second one in Pasco County that is an audible pedestrian signal for the visually impaired. 

Lane closure on North Tampa Street

Lane closure on North Tampa Street

Tampa, Florida -- The Tampa Water Department says it has closed the southbound left hand lane on Tampa Street between Scott and Fortune streets while their crews repair a damaged water main.

Repairs and a temporary road patch are expected to be completed by 3:30 p.m. today.  Final road restoration is expected to be completed by 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 26, depending on weather conditions.

Barricades and signs will be located in the area to assist with traffic flow. Drivers should seek alternate routes during this period.

Clearer bike lanes for Hwy 39

Clearer bike lanes for Hwy 39

Plant City, Fla. - Starting next week, crews are working on SR 39 between Knights Griffin Road and the Pasco County Line to add bike lane markings.

There will be nightly lane closures Sunday - Thursday from 8 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

Motorists will be directed through the work zone in a single lane by a traffic flagger.

Columbus Avenue closure for water main repair

Columbus Avenue closure for water main repair

 

Flashing yellow arrow added to traffic signal

Flashing yellow arrow added to traffic signal

Thonotosassa, FL -- Drivers traveling on Fowler Ave. at the intersection of Jefferson St. will now see a new type of traffic signal, a flashing yellow arrow.  

A flashing yellow arrow allows motorists to turn left with caution, after yielding the right of way to oncoming traffic. 

Depression in road closes lane on Bougainvillea Avenue

Depression in road closes lane on Bougainvillea Avenue

Tampa, FL -- City of Tampa's Wastewater Department crews are working to repair a sewer main line that has caused a depression in the road on East Bougainvillea Avenue.

The depression is located near the 4000 to 4600 blocks of East Bougainvillea Avenue and while the road is under repair the eastbound lane will be closed. Flagmen will be in the area to direct traffic. Signage will also be in place advising motorists of the work site. Motorists should avoid the area if possible.

Work is expected to be done by the end of the day, weather permitting.