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Public Notices

Public Notices

August 3, 2020

PROJECT UPDATE: Upper Peninsula Stormwater Capital Improvement Project

Weather permitting, the current intersection closure at West Watrous Avenue and Henderson Boulevard is anticipated to be re-opened on August 26th. Crews will begin work on West Watrous Avenue between Henderson Boulevard and South Dale Mabry Highway on August 7th. This work will require temporary driveway closures at several locations within this section. Anticipated closure and re-opening dates are reflected in the map below and are subject to change.


Should changes in the above listed schedule be necessary, a public notice with updated timelines will be issued and also posted on the project website at www.tampastormwater.com. Any questions can be directed to the project hotline: 813-235-0364.

Upper Peninsula Stormwater Capital Improvement Project

July 29, 2020

 

West Watrous Avenue at the intersection of Henderson Boulevard and S Church Avenue will be closed from July 6, 2020 at 9:00 AM through August 26, 2020 at 4:00 PM as part of the Upper Peninsula Stormwater Capital Improvement Project.  A city contractor will be installing 8’x5’ stormwater box culvert, stormwater inlets, 8” wastewater, 16” water main and new roadway.  Pedestrian access will be maintained at the intersection during construction if possible.

 

Should any changes in the above listed schedule be necessary, a public notice with updated timelines will be issued. Any questions can be directed to the project hotline: 813-235-0364.

Upper Peninsula Stormwater Capital Improvement Project

June 15, 2020

Crews working on the Upper Peninsula Stormwater Capital Improvement Project will continue moving East on W. Watrous Avenue towards Henderson Boulevard. Weather permitting, intersection openings and closures are planned for the following dates:

  • S. Clark Avenue and W. Watrous Avenue (open 6/30/20)
  • S. Grady Avenue (West) and W. Watrous Avenue (open 7/19/20)
  • S. Grady Avenue (East) will be closed on 6/16/20, and will re-open on 8/3/20
  • West exit from Grady Elementary’s faculty parking lot and bus drop off will be closed on 6/16/20, and will re-open on 8/3/20
  • East entrance from Grady Elementary’s faculty parking lot and bus drop off will be closed on 7/20/20, and will re-open in mid-August 2020
  • The intersection of W. Watrous Avenue and Henderson Boulevard will be closed on 7/6/20 and will re-open in mid-August 2020

 

Should any changes in the above listed schedule be necessary, a public notice with updated timelines will be issued. Any questions can be directed to the project hotline: 813-235-0364.

Map

April 21, 2020

On Wednesday, April 22, 2020, crews will begin moving from Lois Avenue eastbound through W. Watrous Avenue towards Henderson Boulevard as work continues to progress on the Upper Peninsula Stormwater Capital Improvement Project. A portion of the road will be closed as construction progresses east, with restoration and reopening of the road to follow. These activities are anticipated to be completed in November 2020.

 

Any questions can be directed to the project hotline: 813-235-0364.

March 27, 2020

Beginning Friday, April 3, 2020, the intersection of Lois Avenue and W. Watrous Avenue will be temporarily closed as crews continue work on the Upper Peninsula Stormwater Capital Improvement Project. This intersection closure will be in affect through April 23, 2020.

 

Any questions can be directed to the project hotline: 813-235-0364.

March 23, 2020

As the effects of Covid-19 continue to change our daily lives, the Upper Peninsula project team wants to help.

 

We are, for a time, your neighbors and understand the complications that these recent changes have brought.  With our community at risk, businesses closing, and supplies in demand, Kimmins is making our team available to you. We have the resources and manpower to help with project-related issues and requests in a safe and conscientious way.

 

Should you require assistance of any kind or find yourself in need in some way, please contact us.  We can be reached by speaking directly with one of our project supervisors on site, or through the project hotline at (813) 235-0364.

February 19, 2020

Beginning Monday, March 2, 2020, W. Watrous Avenue will be temporarily closed between Hubert Avenue and Lois Avenue as crews continue work on the Upper Peninsula Stormwater Capital Improvement Project. Road closures will be in affect through approximately June 30, 2020, or earlier.

 

In order to ensure that residents are aware of the road closure, we are asking you to please distribute the information to the appropriate homeowners. Any questions can be directed to the project hotline: 813-235-0364.

December 30, 2019

The intersection at W Watrous Avenue and S Manhattan Avenue will be temporarily closed on January 6, 2020 beginning at 9:00 A.M. as part of the Upper Peninsula Stormwater Capital Improvement Project. It is anticipated that all lanes will return to normal traffic patterns by June 1, 2020 at 4:00 P.M.

 

Construction will be taking place on S Manhattan Avenue between the intersection at W Watrous Avenue and the intersection at W Zelar Avenue.

 

Any questions can be directed to the project hotline: 813-235-0364.

November 20, 2019

The single lane closure on South Westshore Blvd. at the intersection of West Estrella Street and S. Westshore Blvd has been rescheduled for 11/26/19 – 11/27/19.

 

Lane closures will be between 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. each day. It is anticipated that all lanes on S Westshore Blvd. will return to normal traffic patterns by November 27, 2019 at 4:00 P.M. Pedestrian access will be maintained on S Westshore Blvd. at all times during construction.

 

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the date change.

 

Any questions can be directed to the project hotline: 813-235-0364.

November 20, 2019

PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC ADVISORY

 

Tampa, FL (Monday, October 19, 2019)

 

Due to construction on South Manhattan, a portion of the sidewalk will be closed between W. Zelar St. and W. Neptune St. beginning on Monday, October 19. To view the pedestrian detour map, click here.

October 7, 2019

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

 

Phase 1 – Estrella Street

  • 2725’ LF of Box Culvert installed (Completes Estrella Box Culvert).
  • Sanitary System completed on Estrella.
  • Water Main on Estrella completed.
  • All storm inlets are installed and tied to box along Estrella.
  • All homes along Estrella have had their driveways restored.
  • Paving of Estrella up to Manhattan completed.

 

Phase 2 – Manhattan

  • 637’ LF of Box Culvert installed on Manhattan From Estrella to Neptune.
  • 1300’ LF of Water Main installed on Manhattan Estrella to Zelar.
  • 200’ LF Paved from Estrella to 100’ South of Clear.

 

Phase 3 – Watrous

  • 2700’ LF of Water Main HDD completed (Drilled from Manhattan to Henderson along Watrous, minus road crossings).
  • 20 Service taps installed.

August 19, 2019

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Tampa, FL – The outfall on the west end of W. Estrella St. has been completed.

 

Installation of 2,500 linear feet of new box culvert and associated connections is complete from the outfall to approximately 175′ west of the W. Estrella Street and Manhattan Ave. intersection.

 

New sanitary system and water main on both sides of W. Estrella St. from the west end of the Project to Hesperides are complete and in service.

 

2,200 linear feet of roadway, including new concrete curb and a new bottom lift of asphalt, is open to traffic.

 

New concrete driveways for 15 homes west of West Shore Blvd. have been completed, along with new irrigation systems, sod, and landscaping.  New concrete driveways for 32 homes on the east side of West Shore Blvd. have been completed.

 

Driveways and restoration work for the remaining 18 homes up to the Manhattan Ave. intersection are scheduled to be completed by September 30, 2019.

June 7, 2019

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Temporary Road Closure – South Manhattan Avenue from West Estrella Street to West Watrous Avenue from June 17, 2019 to September 23, 2019 for a Capital Improvement Project

Tampa, FL – South Manhattan Avenue will be temporarily and intermittently closed between West Estrella Street and West Watrous Avenue in approximately 400 linear feet sections from Monday, June 17, 2019 through Monday, September 23, 2019 as part of the Upper Peninsula Stormwater Capital Improvement Project.

 

A City contractor will be installing an 8’ x 5’ stormwater box culvert, relocating an 8” water main, and 8”sanitary sewer line, and storm inlets along South Manhattan Avenue from West Estrella Street to West Watrous Avenue. The 400 linear foot work area will be fenced and barricaded off as the project progresses north up South Manhattan Avenue. As installation progresses, restoration will follow.

 

Any resident who is blocked from vehicular access to their home, transportation will be available to and from their vehicle by a security guard in a golf cart that will be stationed on South Manhattan Avenue. A sidewalk detour will be in place during the duration of the work. The road will be restored and sidewalk pattern will be returned to normal prior to the end of the closure.

 

If you would like additional information, please call the Project Hotline at (813) 235-0364.