Lots Going On In Tampa, City Urges Patience

TAMPA, FL — Traffic is expected to be heavier than normal this weekend in and around downtown Tampa and at Raymond James Stadium and Steinbrenner Field due to multiple events taking place.

The City of Tampa is urging drivers and pedestrians alike to allow for extra travel time and to travel through the areas with caution.

EVENTS:

Saturday, March 10

· 11:00am – 4:00pm Hunahpu’s Day

Raymond James Stadium, Lots 5 & 7

· 11:30am – 11:00pm Gasparilla Music Festival

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

· 1:00pm – 3:30pm Hockey – Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens

Amalie Arena

· 1:00pm – 4:00pm Baseball – Mets vs Yankees

Steinbrenner Field

· 2:00pm – 4:30pm Broadway Musical – The Color Purple

· 8:00pm – 10:30pm Broadway Musical – The Color Purple

Straz Center, 1010 N. Macinnes Place

Sunday, March 11

· 11:30am – 11:00pm Gasparilla Music Festival

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

· 2:00pm – 4:30pm Broadway Musical – The Color Purple

Straz Center, 1010 N. Macinnes Place

· 7:30pm – 10:00pm Broadway Musical – The Color Purple

Straz Center, 1010 N. Macinnes Place

LANE CLOSURES:

Friday, March 9 9:00am – 4:00pm

N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure – from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street

Saturday, March 10 6:00am – 1:00pm

N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure – from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street

Saturday, March 10 10:30pm – 1:30am Sunday

N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure – from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street

Saturday, March 10 7:00am – Midnight

W. Gasparilla Plaza – eastbound, southerly lane closure – southbound, westerly lane closure – from W. Cass Street to N. Ashley Drive

Sunday, March 11 6:00am – Noon

N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure – from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street

Sunday, March 11 7:30pm – Midnight

N. Ashley Drive – southbound, westerly lane closure – from W. Gasparilla Plaza to E. Madison Street with a break at E. Twiggs Street

Sunday, March 11 7:00am – Midnight

W. Gasparilla Plaza – eastbound, southerly lane closure – southbound, westerly lane closure – from W. Cass Street to N. Ashley Drive

PARKING:

Fort Brooke Garage, 107 N. Franklin St. Tampa Convention Center Garage, 333 S. Franklin St. South Regional Garage, 301 Channelside Dr. Whiting St. Garage, 400 E. Whiting St. Twiggs St. Garage, 901 E. Twiggs St.

Note: The parking at William F. Poe Garage will be extremely limited. Additionally, the traffic in and around the garage will be heavy.

Ft. Brooke parking garage is recommended for Gasparilla Music Festival attendees on both Saturday and Sunday.

The Tampa Police Department would like to remind you to report suspicious activity. If you see something, say something. No tip is too small. Report anything suspicious to the nearest police officer or submit an anonymous tip using the TPD mobile app available on iPhones and Androids.

Image via City of Tampa

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