Please note that due to the rapidly changing information; this post will be periodically updated. Be sure to check back for updates. The last update to this post was on 7/31/12.
On July 23, 2012, the US Secret Service unveiled its listing of roadway closures throughout the Tampa Bay Area during the Republican National Convention. And boy do we have a lot of thoroughfares on the list. Most of the closures will be centered in around downtown Tampa; where the event will be held. However, due to RNC events in downtown St. Pete; some roadways there will be closed as well.
In Tampa; some of the roadways to be closed during the RNC (which will be held August 26 through the 30) include the following:
In St. Pete; many city roadways will be closed; in addition to Interstate 175.
In addition to the roadway closures; parking and pedestrian access through both cities will be restricted.
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Public Transit Detours
HART has modified its Constant Contact subscription to allow you to sign up for special transit email alerts for services impacted by the RNC. Click here to sign up!
As more details become available regarding transit detours; I will update this post. Be sure to check with HART & PSTA for the latest updates.
And Remember! If your travels do not take you through downtown Tampa & St. Pete, please avoid these areas altogether.
Municipal Services to be limited during the RNC.
As mentioned in my previous post; many city & county services will be limited during the RNC. Please visit the links below for more information. You can also view news, highlights, and maps of the event areas.
At the moment; I can’t find any info for Pinellas County, if you happen to locate information, please drop me a line via the Contact Form.
Category: Bus Service, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART), Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), Roadway Construction and Closures, Route Detours and Service Interruptions, Tip of the MonthTags: 2012 election, Bus Service, event, florida, government, mitt romney, politics, public transit, republican national convention, republican party, rnc, road closures, tampa, traffic, united states