Entries by Robin Bizjack

REMINDER: Florida Avenue Closed Nightly Dec. 6-8

Beginning tomorrow, North Florida Avenue will be closed nightly to thru traffic between East Hillsborough and East Osborne avenues for stormwater work on Florida near East Frierson. Florida Avenue will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night Tuesday Dec 6, Wednesday, Dec. 7, and Thursday, Dec. 8.  Northbound traffic on Florida Avenue […]

Paving Begins Next Week

Beginning Tuesday or Wednesday, Dec. 6 or 7, Nelson crews will start installing the first layer of asphalt on North Central, East Louisiana and East New Orleans avenues and East Ellicott Street. We ask residents of these streets not to park on the street next week to allow for paving. Door hangers will be distributed […]

Residents Intermittently Without Water Today While Crews Isolate and Repair Break

An existing 6-inch watermain broke today on East Frierson Avenue near North Suwanee Avenue. The City and Nelson are currently working to limit the number of customers inconvenienced by this break by closing surrounding watermain valves to isolate the broken pipe. We currently do not know how many customers are affected. If you live within […]

East Caracas Street Update

Work on East Caracas Street has taken longer than anticipated, but Nelson aims to have the first layer of asphalt installed on Caracas before Christmas. Please note this is a goal and contingent upon City staff review and approval. Nelson crews have completed the installation of the 72-inch stormwater pipe on East Caracas between I-275 […]

Florida Avenue Closed Nightly from Hillsborough to Osborne Dec. 6-8

North Florida Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between East Hillsborough and East Osborne avenues from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily Tuesday Dec 6, Wednesday, Dec. 7, and Thursday, Dec. 8, for stormwater work on Florida near East Frierson. Northbound traffic on Florida Avenue will be detoured at Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue […]

Reaching the Project Team Over the Holiday

From Wednesday, Nov. 23, through Sunday, Nov. 27, the project hotline will be forwarded to the answering service. During this time, if you have a project emergency, such as a pipe break or flooding, please call the project hotline at (813) 580-5313. The phone line is staffed 24/7 and is the best way to ensure […]

Support Local Business on Small Business Saturday

The holiday season is right around the corner – and the trifecta of sale days all surround the weekend of Thanksgiving: Black Friday, Cyber Monday and, most important to local business owners, Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday began in 2010 as a way to encourage consumers to patronize local enterprises during the highly profitable […]

Handling Construction Noise After Hours

Nelson Construction is working with our subcontractors to ensure that no work occurs outside work hours (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.) unless it is approved by the City and properly noticed. If you are inconvenienced or awakened from night work that was not previously noticed by door hanger, please feel free to contact the City […]

Thanksgiving Holiday Work Schedule

No construction work will take place from Nov. 24 through Nov. 27, as David Nelson Construction and its employees celebrate Thanksgiving with their families and friends. Full construction will resume Monday, Nov. 28. We wish you all a happy Thanksgiving and thank you for your support of this important infrastructure project.