Media Alert November 4, 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 5 through Thursday, November 7, 2019, there will be detours on the east and west ends of Gandy Boulevard between 9 pm – 6 am.
Gandy Boulevard between Dale Mabry Highway and Church Street will be closed in both directions for steel beam erection operation. The Selmon off-ramp to westbound and eastbound Gandy will be closed. Travelers will detour using Dale Mabry Highway, Euclid Avenue or Bay to Bay Boulevard.
In addition, crews will temporarily close the intersection at Westshore and Gandy Boulevard to set bridge segments.
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.