Media Alert November 12, 2019 Contact Information: Kym Graves, Project Information Officer Kym@SelmonExtension.com 813-613-2306
DETOURS SCHEDULED THIS WEEK ON GANDY AND WESTSHORE BOULEVARD FOR CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY
Tuesday, November 12 through Thursday, November 14, 2019, there will be nightly detours on the east and west ends of Gandy Boulevard between.
Gandy Boulevard between Dale Mabry Highway and Church Street will be closed in both directions for steel beam erection operation between 9 pm and 6am. Both off-ramps from Selmon Expressway to Gandy will be closed starting at 7 pm. Travelers will detour using Dale Mabry Highway or Bay to Bay Boulevard.
In addition, crews will temporarily close the intersection at Westshore and Gandy Boulevard to set bridge segments between 9 pm -6 am.
Drivers going north or south on Westshore must take a right-turn onto Gandy Boulevard. Once on Gandy Boulevard, drivers can take the nearest U-Turn opportunity. The intersection will be open to east/west traffic, but not north/south traffic. Detour signs will be posted.
Please remember the posted construction speed limit is 45 miles per hour. Speed enforcement will be in place in the signed construction zones. The fine for speeding in a construction zone is double the amount of a regular ticket.