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City reopens Bayshore Boulevard after flood waters recede

4:08 PM, Jun 27, 2012   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida -- The City of Tampa has reopened Bayshore Boulevard to traffic Wednesday afternoon.

Clean up crews worked all night cleaning up storm debris and the City is encouraging motorists to use caution while driving on the road.

The city released the following information on closures and city services:

Park Closures:

Ben T. Davis Beach, Picnic Island Park and Cypress Point Part are all still closed due to flooding.

Solid Waste:

Storm debris disposal options available to City of Tampa residents are as follows:

Curbside Pick-up: City of Tampa residents may place storm debris at the curbside for collection.  Debris should be placed away from obstructions such as mailboxes, parked vehicles, fences, water meters, etc. 

Schedule Pick-up: Residential customers wishing to schedule storm debris pickups are encouraged to call the customer service call center at (813) 348-1111, or contact the Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management online via the customer service request center at

McKay Bay Transfer Station: With a current City of Tampa utility bill and driver's license, residents may drop-off brush and large bulky items free of charge.

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

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