TAMPA - MORNING RECAP:
8:56 -- THONOTOSASSA: Crash with injuries on Hwy 579 & Florence Ave.
8:47 -- ST. PETE - CLEARWATER: SB US-19 still crawling south of Drew St. New accident reported @ Ulmerton Rd & Roosevelt.
8:43 -- I-275 ST. PETERSBURG: Not seeing any traffic delays on the interstate, but FHP has a report of a crash on the NB exit to 22nd Ave N.
8:34 -- I-75 HILLSBOROUGH CO: Injury crash reported southbound @ Exit 240/Sun City Center.
8:25 -- CLEARWATER LARGO: US-19 SB traffic typically slow from north of Drew to Belleair Rd. Also jammed on 49th, Roosevelt, Ulmerton south of PIE
8:14 -- HOWARD FRANKLAND BRIDGE: Fire rescue making its way through the traffic jam on NB I-275 on the Tampa side, looking for a reported crash.
8:08 -- HOWARD FRANKLAND BRIDGE: Crash reported on the bridge. I see single vehicle on inside shoulder, NB I-275 past Kennedy Blvd exit. Delays back to hump.
8:01 -- PALM HARBOR - OLDSMAR: crash on East Bay, east of US-19, blocking right lane. Debris in road.
7:58 -- I-75 SOUTHBOUND drive time from SR-54 in Wesley Chapel to Fletcher Ave in Tampa = 35 minutes as of 7:57AM.
7:54 -- CLEARWATER: Fender bender @ Roosevelt Blvd & 49th St N
7:48 -- N TAMPA: Crash reported southbound Nebraska Ave & Fletcher. Heads up, #USF commuters.
7:45 -- I-75 NEW TAMPA UPDATE: Crash southbound, about a 1/2-mile south of Bruce B Downs on inside shoulder. Usual traffic delays from Apex south.
7:35 -- I-75 NEW TAMPA: Accident reported southbound at/near Exit 270/Bruce B Downs. Yuck. Capt. Al is heading that way.
7:34 -- TAMPA: Crash taking up an EB lane of Bird St @ I-275. Traffic southbound 275 is typically jammed up.
7:29 -- RIVERVIEW UPDATE: Per Captain Al, crash on westbound Big Bend Rd about a 1/2-mile east of I-75. EMS on scene. 1 lane gets by.
7:14 -- N TAMPA - CARROLLWOOD: Accidents Henderson Rd/Palmview Ct (injuries); 4 Oaks/Gunn Hwy; Ehrlich Rd/Turner Rd.
7:13 -- RIVERVIEW: Injury accident reported on Big Bend Rd at I-75. @HC_Sheriff is en route to scene.
6:57 -- SEMINOLE: Accidents reported at Starkey Rd/82nd Ave N and 131st St N/84th Terrace N
6:52 -- BROOKSVILLE: Injury crash blocking Culbreath Rd @ Ayers Rd
6:50 -- I-75 PASCO CO: Crash reported southbound 75 at Exit 285/SR-52. FHP responding.
6:40 -- PALM HARBOR: FHP checking on a possible accident at US-19 & Nebraska, north of Tampa Rd.
6:39 -- TARPON SPRINGS UPDATE: Per Pinellas County, the Beckett Bridge will reopen around 9:30AM.
6:34 -- POLK CO - HAINES CITY: Accident on US-17/92 & Smith Rd.
6:33 -- I-275 TAMPA: Heavy traffic southbound & Road Ranger helping a couple of drivers on right shoulder near Busch Blvd. Per Captain Al!
6:28 -- INTERSTATES checking in accident free!
6:04 -- TARPON SPRINGS: Beckett Bridge repairs have been made and the bridge is scheduled to be re-opened this morning. Acme barricade is going to be on-site to start pick up at 8:00AM. County crews will be there prior to prepare bridge for opening to traffic.
6:02 -- PASCO CO - HUDSON: Hit-and-run being investigated at US-19 & County Line Rd
5:33 -- SARASOTA COUNTY: All lanes of northbound I-75 have reopened at Exit 200. Two lanes we closed throughout the day and evening Tuesday following a crash involving an overturned gravel truck that damaged the travel lanes.
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In a permanent traffic pattern change effective May 9, traffic on westbound Enterprise Road can no longer cross over US-19. Motorists can only turn right.