Project Info

The Channel District improvements involve the design and construction within right-of-way areas along nine street segments within the Channel District of Tampa, Florida. Construction is divided into nine phases and began fall 2019. The overall completion of the project is anticipated for early 2022.

Construction Schedule

PHASE E1

N. 12th Street



  • North of E. Twiggs Street


  • Construction is anticipated to begin summer 2021.

Improvements:



  • Street resurfacing


  • Sidewalk improvements


  • Burying of overhead utilities


  • Remediation of localized flooding

PHASE C1

E. Twiggs Street



  • From N. Meridian Avenue to Channelside Drive


  • Construction is anticipated to begin summer 2022.

Improvements:



  • Street resurfacing


  • Sidewalk improvements


  • Burying of overhead utilities


  • Remediation of localized flooding

PHASE C2

E. Cumberland Avenue



  • From Channelside Drive to S. Meridian Avenue


  • Construction is anticipated to begin early 2021.

Improvements:



  • On-street parking & loading areas


  • Street resurfacing


  • Crosswalks


  • Utility upgrades

PHASE D

E. Whiting Street



  • From N. Meridian Avenue to Channelside Drive


  • Construction is anticipated to begin spring 2021.

Improvements:



  • Landscaping


  • Sidewalk improvements


  • Upgraded on-street parking


  • Street resurfacing & new curbing


  • Remediation of localized flooding

PHASE A1

N. 12th Street



  • From E. Kennedy Boulevard to E. Washington Street


  • Construction began fall 2019.

Improvements:



  • Utility upgrades


  • Sidewalk & street improvements

PHASE E3

S. 12th Street



  • From E. Whiting Street to E. Cumberland Avenue


  • Construction is anticipated to begin late 2021.

Improvements:



  • Sidewalk improvements


  • Burying of overhead utilities

PHASE E2

N. 11th Street



  • From E. Whiting Street to E. Washington Street


  • Construction is anticipated to begin fall 2020.

Improvements:



  • Street resurfacing


  • Sidewalk improvements


  • Burying of overhead utilities


  • Remediation of localized flooding


  • Reconfigure angle parking to parallel parking

PHASE A2

N. 11th Street



  • From Kennedy Boulevard to Washington Street


  • Construction is anticipated to begin early 2020.

Improvements:



  • Sidewalk improvements


  • Burying of overhead utilities


  • New landscaping & irrigation

PHASE A1

N. 12th Street

  • From E. Kennedy Boulevard to E. Washington Street
  • Construction began fall 2019.

Improvements:

  • Utility upgrades
  • Sidewalk & street improvements

PHASE A2

N. 11th Street

  • From Kennedy Boulevard to Washington Street
  • Construction is anticipated to begin early 2020.

Improvements:

  • Sidewalk improvements
  • Burying of overhead utilities
  • New landscaping & irrigation

PHASE B

Channelside Drive

  • From E. Kennedy Boulevard to E. Cumberland Avenue
  • Construction is anticipated to begin Septermber/October.

Background:

Channelside Drive, from south of E. Cumberland Avenue to E. Kennedy Boulevard, is a complex corridor housed within the Channel District of downtown Tampa. Encompassed by existing and planned future residential and commercial developments, this district is also home to popular attractions and venues for locals and tourists, to include The Florida Aquarium, Port Tampa Bay, Amalie Arena, and Sparkman Wharf. With Channelside Drive playing an integral role within the district, designs for this project segment considered a variety of factors, such as pedestrian and bicyclist safety, flow of traffic/improved connectivity, parking, transit and streetcar access and operation, and aesthetics.

Improvements:

  • Landscaping
  • Wayfinding signage
  • Wide multi-purpose sidewalk & street furniture
  • Street resurfacing & curbing
  • Additional pedestrian crossings
  • Single lane roundabout
  • Improved access to TECO Streetcar stations
  • Center landscaped median

For more information on design of this project segment, visit the City of Tampa’s Channelside Drive Design Project website.

PHASE C1

E. Twiggs Street

  • From N. Meridian Avenue to Channelside Drive
  • Construction is anticipated to begin summer 2022.

Improvements:

  • Street resurfacing
  • Sidewalk improvements
  • Burying of overhead utilities
  • Remediation of localized flooding

PHASE C2

E. Cumberland Avenue

  • From Channelside Drive to S. Meridian Avenue
  • Construction is anticipated to begin early 2021.

Improvements:

  • On-street parking & loading areas
  • Street resurfacing
  • Crosswalks
  • Utility upgrades

PHASE D

E. Whiting Street

  • From N. Meridian Avenue to Channelside Drive
  • Construction is anticipated to begin spring 2021.

Improvements:

  • Landscaping
  • Sidewalk improvements
  • Upgraded on-street parking
  • Street resurfacing & new curbing
  • Remediation of localized flooding

PHASE E1

N. 12th Street

  • North of E. Twiggs Street
  • Construction is anticipated to begin summer 2021.

Improvements:

  • Street resurfacing
  • Sidewalk improvements
  • Burying of overhead utilities
  • Remediation of localized flooding

PHASE E2

N. 11th Street

  • From E. Whiting Street to E. Washington Street
  • Construction is anticipated to begin fall 2020.

Improvements:

  • Street resurfacing
  • Sidewalk improvements
  • Burying of overhead utilities
  • Remediation of localized flooding
  • Reconfigure angle parking to parallel parking

PHASE E3

S. 12th Street

  • From E. Whiting Street to E. Cumberland Avenue
  • Construction is anticipated to begin late 2021.

Improvements:

  • Sidewalk improvements
  • Burying of overhead utilities