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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.

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  2. Sophie Delott, 17, was killed by an impaired driver while riding her bike over the Indian Rocks Beach Causeway Bridget in 2019. A 'DUI wolf pack' operation this weekend in Pinellas County is dedicated in her memory.
  3. A rendering shows 3 Daughters Brewing's new pub at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. Announced in 2019, the bar and restaurant officially opened Wednesday.
  4. The Cross Bay Ferry, Provincetown III is shown leaving the Vinoy Yacht Basin, Friday, January 11, 2019. Pinellas County has said it wants to renegotiate its annual subsidy to the service. Two Hillsborough County commissioners said this week the service should continue without Pinellas' involvement. TIMES (2019)
  5. Hilda Santiago, 81, left, accepts food from Meals on Wheels volunteer Kitty Wallace, 75.
  6. An unidentified rider of Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority's Route 18 turns in Raymond Krug's belongings to the bus driver. Krug wished he knew who the woman was, so he could thank her. “There are still a few good people out there,” he said.
  7. The scene of a fatality car crash in June 2021, in Tulsa, Okla.  Nearly 43,000 people were killed on U.S. roads last year, the highest number in 16 years.
  8. One was killed and five were injured on Saturday when a single-engine Cessna 172 plane made a crash landing on the Haulover bridge, struck a vehicle and then caught fire.
  9. Florida gas prices were above the national average, according AAA auto club, which cited a series of factors.
  10. Harbour Island residents who live behind private gates successfully lobbied Tampa City Council Thursday to reject a proposed hotel at the gates of their residential neighborhood.
  11. U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle joined the federal bench in 2020 after being nominated by then-President Donald Trump.
  12. Guests line up to board the Cross Bay Ferry docked at the Tampa Convention Center in November 2020. Local governments have been subsidizing the ferry since its pilot season in 2017.
  13. An image from a Tampa Police Department video posted to Facebook shows the aftermath of a police pursuit on March 12 that ended with a stolen Nissan pickup crashing into a Honda Civic, killing 44-year-old Maria Del Carmen Torres. Tampa police Chief Mary O'Connor said the pursuit appeared to be in line with the department's policy because the truck was suspected of being used in at least one auto burglary.
  14. A scooter driver died in Florida Saturday when she went around lowered crossing gates and struck a passing Brightline train. This is a photo of a Brightline train from 2019.
  15. Two people were killed, including a 19-year-old Spring Hill woman, in a four-vehicle collision in Sumter County on Friday, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.
  16. A 39-year-old motorcyclist was killed Friday night in a crash on 38th Street North.
  17. A traveler checks out the departures monitors at Tampa International Airport. Airlines have canceled over 3500 flights over the weekend due to weather and staffing issues, Monday, April 4, 2022 in Tampa.
  18. Michael Jones, 31, was arrested Wednesday morning on charges of DUI manslaughter and DUI with serious injury, the Florida Highway Patrol says.
  19. Todd Wilson, a safety instructor with Tampa Motorcycle Training, poses for a portrait on April 26 in Wesley Chapel.
  20. Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and updates.
  21. The Hillsborough County Commission on Wednesday will consider allocating $20 million from the federal American Rescue Plan Act toward sidewalks construction. Three-quarters of the money will be earmarked for low- and moderate-income areas.
  22. Traffic starts to build on the westbound lane of State Road 56 as the state opened the long-awaited diverging diamond Interchange at Interstate 75 and SR 56 on Sunday.
  23. The intersection of Culbreath Road and Natures Way Blvd. where a fatal crash took place Friday morning. The intersection is near Alafia Elementary School.
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