Creation of Central Polk Parkway officially begins to reduce congestion in Polk County
Traffic tie-ups have unfortunately become a way of life in Tampa Bay, especially in Polk County where the population is exploding.
Florida troopers search for road rage suspect who caused crash involving dump truck, tractor-trailers on I-75
The driver of a dump truck tried to avoid a collision on a Tampa highway when another driver entered its path. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, it was a case of road rage.
Florida bill will make it easier for law enforcement to penalize slow left-lane drivers
A Florida lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would crack down on drivers who cruise in the left lane of a highway.
Northbound Howard Frankland Bridge will close overnight for overhead sign installation
The ongoing Howard Frankland Bridge project will once again cause an overnight closure – this time in the northbound direction.
North Port brush fire: Roads reopen after fire forces closures on I-75; schools evacuate as precaution
Officials in North Port say roads are reopened after a brush fire created visibility issues along Interstate 75, which forced some road closures.
St. Pete motorcyclist killed after colliding with SUV, struck by semi-truck on Skyway Bridge
Florida troopers said a St. Petersburg man on a motorcycle was killed following a crash on the Skyway Bridge.
Valrico man killed after driving off Selmon Expressway ramp and into nearby apartment parking lot
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash that occurred on the Selmon Expressway where a vehicle ended up in the parking lot of an adjacent apartment complex.
FHP: Northbound I-75 reopens after semi hits overpass in Marion County
A semi hauling an apparent oversized load slammed into an overpass on northbound Interstate 75 Wednesday morning, damaging the bridge and forcing the extended closure of the highway.
Clearwater officials want to redevelop U.S. Highway 19, saying it's the next area for growth in Bay Area
City officials in Clearwater are asking developers and investors for their input about redeveloping a seven-mile stretch along U.S. Highway 19.
Southbound Howard Frankland Bridge will close overnight for sign installation
At 11 p.m. Monday, all southbound lanes of the Howard Frankland Bridge will shut down for a few hours as part of a multimillion-dollar project.
Busch Boulevard reopens following serious traffic crash near I-275 ramp
A serious crash closed the westbound lanes of Busch Boulevard in Tampa for several hours Thursday morning, but lanes have since reopened.
'Stay at the Scene' campaign launched in Florida to bring awareness to hit-and-run crashes
Hit-and-run crashes are a big problem in Florida with an average of 103,000 of them happening per year.
Woman pinned under PSTA bus left with critical injuries, St. Pete police say
A PSTA bus hit a pedestrian near downtown St. Pete on Wednesday morning, and fire rescue had to extricate the woman, who suffered critical injuries in the crash.
Gov. DeSantis announces plan aimed at reducing traffic congestion on some of Florida's busiest roads
Governor Ron DeSantis just announced a plan to reduce traffic congestion on some of the state’s busiest roads, including I-4.
Traffic backed up Monday morning on I-275 after trailer overturns
The debris from a flipped truck may have been cleaned up, but the damage to the morning commute for those in Tampa was done.
Downtown St. Pete road project to bring pedestrian safety improvements
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Florida Department of Transportation and the City of St. Petersburg are working on pedestrian safety improvements in downtown.
‘Call your bondsman’: Polk Sheriff warns I-4 drivers to stop speeding as crackdown continues on highway
For the last year, Polk County deputies have been cracking down on speeders on I-4. The sheriff's office's traffic data shows that among the speeders they clocked, nearly 300 were spotted doing triple digit speeds.
Tanker carrying 8,500 gallons of gasoline flips on US 19 in Clearwater, emergency crews say
A tanker carrying 8,500 gallons of gasoline flipped on US 19 near Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard in Clearwater Friday evening, city officials said.
FHP searching for driver, passenger who fled scene of fiery crash that closed I-275 Wednesday night
Southbound lanes of I-275 in Tampa were closed off for hours late Wednesday night after a multi-vehicle crash caused a box truck to flip and catch on fire, police said. All lanes reopened in the early morning hours Thursday.
Traffic shift in downtown Sarasota helps improve bicycle safety
A traffic shift in downtown Sarasota will help improve bicycle safety by creating two designated bike lanes from the Legacy Trail to downtown. Some have said the new traffic pattern, though, is causing headaches while taking business away from certain stores.