North Florida Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from East Hillsborough Avenue to East Osborne Avenue for at least three weeks beginning Aug. 22, 2022. This closure may extend beyond three weeks, depending on weather, underground conditions and other factors.
Northbound thru traffic on North Florida Avenue will be detoured at Osborne Avenue to Nebraska Avenue. Southbound thru traffic on North Florida Avenue will be detoured at East Hillsborough Avenue to Nebraska Avenue (see map). Two police officers will be in the area for the first few days of the closure to deter traffic from residential roads.
During this closure, access to businesses on Florida Avenue remains open; traffic to local businesses is considered local traffic. The contractor will place signs at both ends of the closure indicating that businesses are accessible.