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Sunday, Feb 14, 2016

Transportation

Go Hillsborough answers city’s call for mass transit

Go Hillsborough answers city’s call for mass transit

People living in and around the city gave planners a different message than the rest of Hillsborough County did during workshops last year on how to improve the county’s transportation system: Mass transit is the region’s greatest need.
Updated: 11 minutes ago

Sinkhole leads to MacDill’s Bayshore gate closure, officials say

A sinkhole at the intersection of Interbay and Bayshore boulevards has led to traffic delays that have caused the closure of the Bayshore gate to MacDill Air Force Base, officials said this afternoon.
Published: 02/12/16
Two dead in wrong-way crash on I-275 exit ramp in downtown Tampa

Two dead in wrong-way crash on I-275 exit ramp in downtown Tampa

TAMPA — Authorities believe the car that was going the wrong way on an Interstate 275 exit ramp near downtown Tampa early Friday morning began his wrong way jaunt farther west, then got off the interstate only to re-enter the highway again goi...
Published: 02/12/16
Allegiant flight from St. Pete to Omaha makes emergency landing in Birmingham

Allegiant flight from St. Pete to Omaha makes emergency landing in Birmingham

An Allegiant Air flight from St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport to Nebraska made an emergency landing Friday morning in Alabama due to an electrical odor in the cabin, the airline said.
Published: 02/12/16
Tampa airport, Tampa Electric unveil solar energy project

Tampa airport, Tampa Electric unveil solar energy project

TAMPA — Tampa International Airport and Tampa Electric today unveiled a canopy of solar panels on the top floor of the airport’s south Economy Parking Garage – which provides solar energy to Tampa Electric’s customers and ...
Published: 02/11/16
Ulmerton Road contractor walks; new firm takes over job

Ulmerton Road contractor walks; new firm takes over job

LARGO — Four years into a project to add extra lanes along a two-mile stretch of Ulmerton Road, the contractors have backed away from the job, citing financial problems.
Published: 02/10/16
Updated: 02/11/16

NB ramp from Lois Avenue to I-275 opens in Tampa

Another milestone in the ongoing construction along Interstate-275 approaching downtown Tampa was completed today with the opening of the northbound ramp from Lois Avenue....
Published: 02/10/16
Fourth lane opens, detour ends on northbound I-275 into downtown Tampa

Fourth lane opens, detour ends on northbound I-275 into downtown Tampa

The northbound Interstate 275 bottleneck that has caused frustrating congestion since mid-January should end this morning with all four through lanes heading into downtown Tampa open for rush hour, transportation officials said....
Published: 02/08/16
Updated: 02/09/16
Truck towing crane hits overpass, closes north I-75 lanes in Pasco

Truck towing crane hits overpass, closes north I-75 lanes in Pasco

Northbound lanes of Interstate 75 in southern Pasco County were closed Monday evening when a truck towing a crane struck an overpass at Overpass Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 02/08/16
Long delays on northbound I-275 should end Tuesday as new lanes open

Long delays on northbound I-275 should end Tuesday as new lanes open

TAMPA — The northbound Interstate 275 bottleneck that has caused frustrating congestion between Himes and Armenia avenues since mid January is expected to come to an end Tuesday morning when all four through lanes heading into downtown should ...
Published: 02/08/16