TAMPA-- A water main break is to blame for a lane closure that is expected to cause delays.

The westbound curbside lane of West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be closed at 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, October 18, between Highland Avenue and Ola Avenue while the Water Department repairs a water main break.

Barricades and signs are located in the area to assist with traffic flow and rerouting. Please use caution when driving in the area.

Modifications to lane closures may be necessary during the course of repair and restoration.

The repair is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2016.

Roadway restoration with a return to normal traffic patterns is expected to be completed by 5 p.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2016.