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Gasparilla Distance Classic closing downtown Tampa roads

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Police will be closing numerous roads in and around downtown Tampa this weekend to accommodate runners participating in the Gasparilla Distance Classic. Below is a schedule:

Saturday

3 a.m.: Closure of Bayshore: Brorein to Swann

Downtown closures: 3 to 11 a.m.

Brorein: Jefferson to Little Bayshore closed

Selmon: Eastbound exit ramp to Florida Ave. (Morgan ramp remains open)

Franklin: Old Waters to Whiting northbound closed

Franklin: Channelside to Old Waters southbound closed

Franklin: Whiting to Brorein southbound closed

Franklin/Channelside: Set southbound dual lefts

Florida Ave: Channelside to Brorein closed

Morgan: Old Waters to Brorein northbound close

Morgan: Brorein north closed to southbound

Jefferson: north of Brorein closed to southbound Selmon ramp

Florida Ave./Whiting: closed westbound

Whiting: Ashley to Florida Ave. set up

Other closures/reopenings

3 a.m: Closure of Platt — Hyde Park to Florida Ave.

6 a.m.: Closure of Bayshore — Swann Ave. to Price St.

7 a.m.: Lane closure on Old Waters from Marriott loading dock east of Morgan St.

11 a.m. to noon: Reopening of Bayshore — Price to Swann

Noon: Reopening of Platt Street Bridge — Plant to Franklin St.

1 p.m.: Reopening of Bayshore — Brorein to Swann

2 p.m.: Removal of Old Waters lane closure

Sunday

3 a.m.: Closure of Bayshore; Brorein St. Bridge, Little Bayshore to Swann

3 a.m.: Closure of Platt St. from Plant St. to Florida Ave.

Downtown Closures: 4 a.m.

Franklin: Old Waters to Whiting norhtbound closed

Franklin: Channelside to Old Waters southbound closed

Franklin: Whiting to Brorein southbound closed

Franklin/Channelside: Set southbound dual lefts

Florida Ave./Whiting: closed westbound

Whiting: Ashley to Florida Ave.

4 a.m.: Lane closure of Old Waters from Marriott loading dock to east of Morgan St.

Other closures/reopenings:

5 a.m.: Closure of Bayshore — Swann to Gandy

5 a.m.: Closure of Davis Islands

11 a.m. to noon: Reopening of Bayshore from Gandy to Swann

1130 a.m.: Reopening of Platt Street Bridge from Plant to Franklin St.

1130 a.m.: Reopening of Franklin St. from Old Waters to Whiting

Noon: Reopening of Bayshore from Brorein to Swann

2 p.m.: Removal of Old Water lane closure

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