TAMPA, Fla. — S. Himes Ave. and W. Gandy Blv.d are expected to reopen Saturday by 12 p.m. after closing due to a water main break Thursday.
All lanes on S Himes Ave. between W Hawthorne Rd. and W Marlin Ave. had been closed due to a water main break, along with all lanes on W Gandy Blvd. between S Dale Mabry Hwy. and S Sherwood Ave.
The expected repair date was April 19, but the water department said the remaining work needed to complete the road would be done by Saturday in an update.
(1/2) Heads up #SouthTampa: There is a full road closure on W Gandy Blvd between S Dale Mabry Hwy and S Sherwood Ave. Effective immediately, all travel lanes on S Himes Ave are closed between W Hawthorne and W Marlin Ave St while the Tampa Water Dept repairs a water main break. pic.twitter.com/B0bcbI2YGl— City of Tampa (@CityofTampa) April 14, 2022
Tampa Police asked drivers to be careful in the area and to pay attention to lane modifications.