TAMPA-- The southbound lanes on Himes Avenue between Main and Arch streets are closed while the water department repairs a water main break.

Barricades and signs are located in the area to assist with traffic flow and rerouting. The Tampa Water Department advises drivers to use caution when driving in the area.

The repair is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. today, Oct. 24. Roadway restoration with a return to normal traffic patterns is expected to be completed by 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28.