Wednesday, April 25, 2018
News Roundup

Gasparilla Distance Classic closing downtown Tampa roads

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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