Iris Rogers of Bradenton is overcome with emotion Wednesday while visiting a makeshift memorial at Bay to Bay Boulevard and Lois Avenue for two Plant High students killed in a motorcycle crash.
A traffic signal at Bay to Bay and Lois would cost $550,000, so temporary measures are under consideration. But there’s no money for them yet, either.
The $85.3 million project adds lanes from north of the I-4 interchange to Hillsborough Avenue.
The seasonal service runs through May 22, 2022.
Tampa International Airport’s Blue Express Curbside lanes will be open for travelers by Thanksgiving.


  1. An aerial view looking south on Interstate 275 towards Interstate 4 and downtown Tampa from just south of the Hillsborough Avenue exit in Tampa on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Tampa.
  2. District 2 Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan speaks during the Board of County Commissioners investiture ceremony at the Hillsborough County Center in Tampa on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
  3. The announcement came a week after it was revealed the agency’s fourth-highest paid staffer was simultaneously working for a Louisiana public transit agency.
  4. A 67-year-old man who was hit by an SUV last week on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg has died, St. Petersburg police reported on Monday.
  5. Road traffic victims, their families and safety advocates convened on World Day of Remembrance to honor and remember those who have died and been injured from traffic violence on Sunday in Treasure Island.
  6. Passengers wait to get on a bus at the HART Transit Center in downtown Tampa on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.
  7. A rendering shows the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority's proposed multimodal transit center planned for downtown Clearwater. On Tuesday, the Pinellas County Commission voted to put up to $8 million toward the project, providing the last piece of funding it needs to move forward.
  8. Frontier Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Tampa International Airport on Monday, April 4, 2022 in Tampa. A Frontier flight from Cincinnati to Tampa was rerouted after a man was found with a box cutter on the flight.
  9. Port Tampa Bay president and CEO Paul Anderson, shown at a March 2020 news conference alongside Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister, will receive a 9% raise and $250,000 bonus, port board members decided Tuesday.
  10. The Tampa Police Department is investigating after a driver of a vehicle struck and killed a woman trying to cross the street near the intersection of North 22nd Street and East Henry Avenue.
  11. A passenger walks toward a bus at the HART Transit Center in downtown Tampa on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. A senior employee at Hillsborough County’s transit agency was working a second full-time job for a Louisiana transit agency since April, according to public records.
  12. Big Dan’s Car Wash, a Georgia-based chain launched in 2020, has 20 locations either open, under contract or under construction in this region alone.
  13. Deputies are seeking the driver of the circled silver SUV above, captured in surveillance footage.
  14. The Cross Bay Ferry Provincetown III is shown carrying passengers headed from St. Petersburg to Tampa. A proposed expansion of ferry service to run between southern Hillsborough County and MacDill Air Force Base faces an uncertain future with the defeat of a sales tax referendum and new county commissioners elected Nov. 8. {Times (2018) ]
  15. The air traffic control tower seen at Tampa International Airport on Friday, September 10, 2021.
  16. Hillsborough County commissioners-elect Donna Cameron Cepeda and Joshua Wostal
  17. Planes from several airlines are pictured on the tarmac at Tampa International Airport, Monday, April 4, 2022 in Tampa.
  18. A passenger walks toward a bus at the HART Transit Center in downtown Tampa in July. Hillsborough County had asked voters if they would approve a 1% sales tax over the next 30 years to help fund transit and road improvements. The ballot failed, with 51.3% of voters saying no.
  19. Passengers look at a screen to check times for departures and arrivals for their flight at the Tampa International Airport on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Tampa.
  20. Mailers from the 2018 1% sales tax for Hillsborough County referendum are shown. Voters approved the tax 57% to 43%, but the Florida Supreme Court later voided the tax. A new transportation tax referendum is on the Nov. 8, 2022 ballot. TIMES (2018).
  21. A crash on the Howard Frankland Bridge is causing major delays going into Pinellas County Thursday morning.
  22. Virgin Atlantic founder and president Sir Richard Branson greets the crowd, after an airplane lands at Tampa International Airport on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in Tampa.
  23. A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car on Hillsborough Avenue late Tuesday night, police said.
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