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FDOT announces construction lane closures for Jan. 27 - Feb. 2

FDOT announces construction lane closures for Jan. 27 - Feb. 2

Hillsborough County, FL-- The Florida Department of Transportation has announced the non-interstate lane closures for commuters to take into consideration next week. 

They are as follows:

Courtney Campbell Causeway (SR 60) between the Pinellas County Line and the Bayport Drive exit

  • Repaving - Nightly lane closures Sunday - Thursday from 8:00 pm to 5:30 am.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at Armenia Avenue

Southbound I-75 exit to SR 56 closed early Saturday

Southbound I-75 exit to SR 56 closed early Saturday

Tampa, FL -- The Florida Department of Transportation says  the Southbound I-75 Exit #275 to State Road 56 will be closed from midnight to 4 a.m. Saturday, January 14.

The detour will take commuters off Exit #279, where they will turn left, head east on County Road 54, then turn right and head south on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard to State Road 56.

Those on the road during those early morning hours should plan for extra travel time!

Cops: "Drive sober or get pulled over"

Cops: "Drive sober or get pulled over"

Temple Terrace, FL-- The Temple Terrace Police Department is conducting a "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign this holiday season in an effort to reduce the drinking and driving rate. 

According to police, the impaired driving crack-down began December 12, and will last through January 1. 

"Temple Terrace police officers will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers, and ready to arrest motorists driving under the influence," explains a release about the campaign. 

Public invited to workshop on Overpass Road improvements

Public invited to workshop on Overpass Road improvements

Wesley Chapel, Florida -- Pasco County, in coordination with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), will conduct an Alternatives Public Workshop for proposed improvements to and extension of Overpass Road in Pasco County. 

Study limits extend from Old Pasco Road to US 301 for a distance of 9.0 miles and include a proposed new interchange at I-75.

The workshop will be held in an open house format from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Nov. 29 at the Victorious Life Church at 6224 Old Pasco Road in Wesley Chapel.

Hillsborough County lane closures for this week

Hillsborough County lane closures for this week

Tampa, FL-- The Florida Department of Transportation has announced next week's lane closures for the county.

They are as follows:

Courtney Campbell Causeway (SR 60) between the Pinellas County Line and the Bayport Drive exit

  • Repaving: Nightly lane closures Sunday - Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
  • Daily lane closures Sunday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dale Mabry Highway between Kennedy Boulevard and Hillsborough Avenue

Temple Terrace Police offer free bicycle light kits

Temple Terrace Police offer free bicycle light kits

Tampa, FL-- The Temple Terrace Police Department has 300 light kits to give away to cyclists as a part of a recently launched bicycle safety initiative.

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) generously provided the kits, inclusive of a LED headlight and tail light, for attachment to any bike lacking the equipment. 

Temple Terrace officers will be stopping riders without the proper lights and reflectors, and providing them with the kits to prevent accidents and educate the public on bicycle safety laws.