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Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

Transportation

Overturned truck dumps olive oil onto I-275 exit ramp

Overturned truck dumps olive oil onto I-275 exit ramp

The northbound exit ramp off of Interstate 275 onto Hillsborough Avenue is closed after a tractor-trailer overturned there this morning, the Florida Highway Patrol Said.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Water leak closes portion of North Himes Avenue in Tampa

Two northbound lanes on North Himes Avenue are closed while Tampa Water Department crews repair a water service leak.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Block of Manhattan Ave. closed due to water main leak

Both directions of South Manhattan Avenue in Tampa are closed between West Paul and West Price avenues while crews repair a water main leak.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Fatal crash closes Ridge Road in Port Richey

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred this morning on Ridge Road at Lemon Road in Port Richey.
Published: 10/20/14
Sick teen on flight from St. Pete to Ohio not Ebola

Sick teen on flight from St. Pete to Ohio not Ebola

A hazardous-materials crew was dispatched as a precaution to a Ohio airport Sunday night after a teen became ill on a flight out of Pinellas County, officials said.
Published: 10/20/14

Pasco leaders: U.S. 19 widening, overpasses impractical

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco transportation planners say they will take a back seat about reshaping the U.S. 19 corridor until plans firm up for the Harbors redevelopment guidelines for the entire West Pasco community....
Published: 10/17/14

Seminole High student, 16, injured when struck by car

A 16-year-old Seminole High School student was injured this morning when she was struck by a pickup truck on her way to school.
Published: 10/17/14
Agencies ramp up efforts to stop wrong-way drivers

Agencies ramp up efforts to stop wrong-way drivers

State officials aren’t waiting for a wave of personal responsibility to take hold in the Tampa area. On Thursday, leaders with the Florida Department of Transportation and Florida Highway Patrol announced a two-pronged attack on the problem of wrong-way driving in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.
Published: 10/16/14
Updated: 10/17/14

Tampa 18-year-old on bicycle struck, killed by vehicle

A 18-year-old bicyclist was killed Wednesday night when he was hit by a pickup truck as he crossed West Waters Avenue, Tampa police said.
Published: 10/16/14
U.S. 301 reopens after semi exiting I-4 overturns

U.S. 301 reopens after semi exiting I-4 overturns

A tractor-trailer speeding off eastbound Interstate 4 overturned, closing the southbound U.S. 301 exit ramp and lanes for about three hours Thursday morning, troopers said.
Published: 10/16/14