Traffic issues continue at Tampa water main breaks

12:18 PM, Dec 12, 2012   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida -- Portions of two Tampa roadways continue to remain closed following water main breaks Tuesday evening.

Photo Gallery: Tampa area water main breaks

The Tampa Water Department reports all lanes of northbound Florida Avenue are closed between Fletcher and Fowler avenues. Through traffic approaching this area is being detoured at Fowler Avenue.

Normal traffic patterns are expected to resume following road restoration by 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, depending on weather conditions.

Also, both directions of East 7th Avenue are closed between North 39th and North 50th streets. Marked detours are in place at 39th and 50th streets for all traffic approaching this section of 7th Avenue. Local traffic westbound on 7th Avenue can access locations between 50th and 42nd streets.

Normal traffic patterns are expected to resume following road restoration by 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, depending on weather conditions.

Drivers that use either route should try to avoid the areas and use a different route.

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