Sewer pipe collapse in Tampa causes lane closures

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Tampa Police Officers report that the inside lanes of eastbound and westbound traffic are closed on Waters Avenue at the intersection of North Newport Ave.

The lane closure is due to the damage caused by a sewer pipe collapse, officials said.

Repairs and the closure are expected to continue through Monday.

Officials warn that motorist should expect delays while the repair is taking place. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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