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SWEEP Collection Update & New Video on Florida Closure

The City of Tampa’s Solid Waste Enhanced Environmental Program (SWEEP) collection service will be rescheduled for residents of West Crest Avenue between the Hillsborough River and Florida Avenue. The City will offer each resident a special pick up of up to 10 yards of debris once the project is complete. West Crest is scheduled to be fully restored by the end of August, barring unforeseen conditions. For more information on SWEEP, including a list of acceptable and unacceptable items, please visit www.tampa.gov/sweep.

Also, check out our latest video regarding the closure of Florida Avenue, which is scheduled for May 16-20, 2022. Click here to view.

Temporary Road Closure – N Florida Ave from E Frierson Ave to W Crest Ave

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 16, 2022, North Florida Avenue will be closed between East Frierson Avenue and West Crest Avenue through 5 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2022, for stormwater and wastewater utility construction.

Northbound motorists on North Florida Avenue will be detoured at Osborne Avenue to Nebraska Avenue. Northbound trucks should use East MLK Jr. Boulevard. Southbound traffic on North Florida Avenue will be detoured at East Hillsborough Avenue to Nebraska Avenue. Access for businesses on North Florida Avenue will be maintained. Residents of West Crest Avenue west of North Florida Avenue should use Highland Avenue as an alternate route.

See road closures at https://www.tampa.gov/roadclosures

See capital projects at https://www.tampa.gov/projects

See active permits at https://www.tampa.gov/permits

N Florida Avenue closure map

N Florida Avenue will be closed between E Frierson Avenue and West Crest Avenue from May 16, 2022 through May 20, 2022.

Crews Are Responding to Flooding/Erosion Caused by Rain

Between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 29, more than 1.25 inches of rain has fallen in the region. The rainfall has caused flooding and erosion in multiple locations where crews have been installing new stormwater infrastructure. David Nelson Construction has crews on site currently to shore up areas where erosion is occurring. They will be on site Saturday morning to handle additional cleanup.

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ADA Accommodations

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in a public hearing or meeting should contact the City of Tampa’s ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding. The ADA Coordinator may be contacted via phone at 813-274-3964, email at TampaADA@tampagov.net, or by submitting an ADA – Accommodations Request Form.