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Selmon Expressway project causes detour on Westshore Boulevard

The area will be closed to drivers headed north and south from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. through Friday.
DIRK SHADD   |   Times  
A look at the progress of the overhead extension of the Selmon Expressway in Tampa. [SHADD, DIRK  |  Tampa Bay Times]
DIRK SHADD | Times A look at the progress of the overhead extension of the Selmon Expressway in Tampa. [SHADD, DIRK | Tampa Bay Times]
Published Jan. 20

The intersection of Westshore and Gandy boulevards will be closed much of this week, due to the ongoing Selmon Expressway extension project.

Construction crews will be working there from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, according to project spokeswoman Kym Graves, so the area will be closed during those hours to northbound and southbound traffic.

Drivers headed in those directions on Westshore must turn right onto Gandy and use available u-turn lanes. Eastbound and westbound traffic will flow normally.

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