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. Tampa police are investigating a fatal crash involving a vehicle and a bicyclist, the department reported Saturday morning.
  2. As mourners look on, law enforcement vehicles escort a hearse carrying the body of Deputy Michael Hartwick from the Pinellas County Medical Examiner's Office to the Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home in Tarpon Springs during a procession ceremony on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Largo.
  3. Recently, Tampa International moved forward with a $790 million new terminal, the first since 2005.
  4. In celebration of World Car-Free day, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority will be fare-free for all riders on all routes on Thursday.
  5. Coors beer cases and cans litter Interstate 75 in Hernando County on Wednesday after a crash involving several semitrailers.
  6. A gate secures the water side area of Port Tampa Bay's cruise ship Terminal 2 in May. Port commissioners on Tuesday voted to increase more than a dozen tariffs in the coming years, including on cruise ships and passengers.
  7. A makeshift memorial at the site where Ethan Weiser was struck by a car and killed is seen on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022 in Bellair. Wesier was killed on August 26 on Belleair Road near South Haven Drive after being struck by a car as he tried to cross the road.
  8. Joe Petty, 44, a Sumter County resident, sits inside his 2017 Ford F-350 during the Lifted Florida Truck Show on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, in Plant City. The truck show is an opportunity for people to show off their vehicles to visitors, get inspiration from other drivers and to compete in car audio competitions.
  9. U.S. President Joe Biden speaks on the railway labor agreement in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.
  10. Traffic builds on Interstate 275 on Thursday, April 21, 2022 in Tampa near the Interstate 4 interchange. On Thursday, the Biden administration announced the Florida Department of Transportation had secured funding for the construction of a new truck parking facility on Interstate 4 between Tampa and Orlando.
  11. Tesla vehicles are seen at charging stations Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022 at a Wawa gas station in Clearwater. There are an estimated 58,000 electric vehicles in Florida and, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, Florida has the third-largest electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the country, behind California and New York.
  12. The St. Petersburg Police Department has partnered with Hyundai to give free steering wheel locks to vehicle owners targeted by a wave of car thefts.
  13. An aerial view looking south on Interstate 275 towards Interstate 4 and downtown Tampa from just north of the I-4 exit in Tampa on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Tampa. When Hillsborough voters enter the polling booth this November, they will be asked whether the county should implement a 1% sales tax for 30 years to fund transportation needs.
  14. Keshawn Kassem Minor, 25, was arrested Thursday on a vehicular homicide charge in connection to a Feb. 8 crash on Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa that killed Joseph Bunch, records show.
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  16. A rendering of Airside D (on the right) at Tampa International Airport. It's set to be finished in 2027, nearly 3 years after originally planned because of the pandemic.
  17. Traffic streams southbound over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in St. Petersburg.
  18. Artemis I, carrying the Orion spacecraft, sits at Launch Pad 39-B shortly before midnight at Kennedy Space Center August 28, 2022. The launch was scrapped for a second time Saturday morning.
  19. First responders work at the scene of the crash that killed Daniel Whitfield and Tracy Carson on the Kennedy Boulevard exit ramp from northbound Interstate 275.
  20. A Circle K gas station is seen Thursday in Palm Harbor. The convenience store and gas station chain will offer a discount of up to 40 cents per gallon between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. local time Thursday.
  21. Officials from the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, County Commission and city of St. Petersburg unveiled Pinellas' first-ever all-electric bus in front of St. Petersburg City Hall in 2018.
  22. Two people in this Ferrari were killed on Sunday when the driver crossed the median on Brian Dairy Road and crashed head-on into another car, according to the Pinellas Park Police Department.
  23. A student from Largo High School was attempting to cross Belleair Road when he was struck by a 60-year-old woman driving a sedan. The boy, 15, died at the scene, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
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