By Gary Nager
If you’re looking for a fun, uniquely Florida event to attend this weekend, you can’t go wrong with a visit to the 18th annual Kumquat Festival, presented by the Dade City Chamber of Commerce & Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, in historic downtown Dade City, on Saturday, January 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.. [click to continue…]
By Matt Wiley
If you could, would you pay a little extra to avoid snarled interstate traffic on the way to work? The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) hopes so, as it has announced a concept that could add express toll lanes to several of the Tampa Bay area’s most congested interstates. One of those express lanes could begin and end right here in New Tampa and a meeting is being held tonight to gather public comments. [click to continue…]
A construction sign on Bearss Ave. warns drivers that the next section of Bruce B. Downs Blvd. widening officially has begun.
By Matt Wiley
Although work continues on the widening of Bruce B. Downs (BBD) Blvd. underneath I-75 that will complete BBD “Segments B & C,” work has begun on “Segment A” —which will widen New Tampa’s main thoroughfare from four to eight lanes from Palm Springs Blvd. in Tampa Palms south to Bearss Ave.
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Wesley Chapel drivers who are planning on heading south on I-75 from the S.R. 56 interchange tonight should consider another route, as the southbound entrance ramp will be closed. [click to continue…]