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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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  1. Royal Caribbean's Serenade of the Seas will call Port Tampa Bay on Saturday, one of six ships to come and go from the port by Monday.
  2. Motorcyclist Christopher Smith, 44, was killed Wednesday night when he and another driver collided at a St. Petersburg intersection, police said.
  3. Deputies said Wednesday that investigators have located the pickup truck suspected in a hit-and-run crash that killed pedestrian Felicia White, 46, as she tried to cross 108th Avenue in Treasure Island on Tuesday.
  4. Hillsborough County Commissioners Gwen Myers, left, and Harry Cohen, and Yes for Transportation’s campaign manager, Kevin O’Hare, campaign Nov. 8 outside the West Tampa Library in Tampa. On Wednesday, in the aftermath of the transportation referendum's defeat, commissioners voted to drop their appeal to an earlier court ruling that had called the ballot language misleading.
  5. The old Turtle Club property west of St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, shown here in 2017, could be used by Clearwater boat retailer MarineMax under a proposal to build a $38 million yacht manufacturing and dock facility and 400-space parking garage.
  6. First responders work at the scene where a dark blue pickup truck struck pedestrian Felicia White, 46, as she tried to cross 108th Avenue in Treasure Island on Tuesday. The pickup driver left the scene and deputies were searching for the truck and working to identify who was driving it.
  7. Passengers board the Route 9 PSTA bus at Grand Central Station in St. Petersburg, Florida on Thursday, January 23,  2020.
  8. CEO Adelee Le Grand speaks to council members during a board meeting at the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority Headquarters on Nov. 29.
  9. Hannah Ray, 28, was arrested Sunday on a DUI manslaughter charge after a crash in Clearwater that killed a motorcyclist, police said.
  10. A 51-year-old Hudson man was killed early Wednesday when a van struck him on Bolton Avenue in Hudson, troopers said.
  11. Council members listen to David Smith, agency attorney, speak during a board meeting at the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority Headquarters on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, in Tampa.
  12. Jerry Mills, 50, left, and Charity Barr, 42, right, share a kiss while waiting for a bus at the HART Transit Center in downtown Tampa on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. The union representing hundreds of Hillsborough County’s transportation agency employees is demanding the resignation of the CEO as allegations of mismanagement and a poor workplace environment boil.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Passengers wait to get on a bus at the HART Transit Center in downtown Tampa on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
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