Morning commute updates for Wednesday, November 14

Fog is a factor for the AM drive

TAMPA - FOG REPORTS: Let me know where you see fog by tweeting @TampaBayTraffic or posting on Facebook.

HAPPENING NOW:

8:46 -- TAMPA: Seeing the typical traffic jam on southbound I-275, I-4 to Himes (don't forget the traffic shift!) and WB I-4, 50th to 275.

8:36 -- ST. PETE: Crash on 44th Ave N & 49th St, in front of McDonalds. #McDelay

8:29 -- ST. PETERSBURG: Crash @ 28th St N & 40th Ave. FHP reporting lanes blocked. EMS on scene.

8:25 -- PINELLAS CO - SEMINOLE: Accident reported on Seminole Blvd & 102nd Ave.

7:54 -- VETERANS EXPRESSWAY: Crash reported southbound at Exit 9/Gunn Hwy

7:47 -- HOWARD FRANKLAND BRIDGE drive time to Tampa = 10-15 minutes. Traffic bogs down on NB 275 approaching Kennedy/TIA exit.

7:35 -- TAMPA - TOWN N COUNTY: Accident reported on Hillsborough Ave @ Veterans Expressway. EB Hillsborough generally jammed, Longboat to Vets.

7:33 -- I-75 HILLSBOROUGH: WHEELBARROWS reportedly blocking 2 lanes of southbound 75 near Exit 250/Gibsonton Dr. #CantMakeThisUp

7:31 -- TAMPA - PALM RIVER: Crash with injuries on US-41/50th St south of Causeway Blvd. 50th jammed. Slow on WB Causway also. @HC_Sheriff

7:25 -- PINELLAS PARK: Crash w/extrication required on southbound US-19 & 49th St N. AVOID! Use 66th St N or 49th as alternates.

7:12 -- I-275 TAMPA UPDATE: Southbound traffic back to the usual morning delays between Bearss & I-4. 25 minute drive. Crash @ Sligh clear.

7:10 -- HILLSBOROUGH CO - GIBSONTON: Crash with injuries on US-41 north of Gibsonton Dr.

6:58 -- PINELLAS PARK: Minor school bus crash reported @ 66th St N & 90th Ave. No injuries reported. Possible hit and run.

6:39 -- TAMPA - TOWN N COUNTRY: No roadblock, minor delays with crash on Hillsborough Ave & George (near Veterans Expressway)

6:33 -- I-275 TAMPA ALERT: Current drive time southbound between Bearss and I-4 = 50 MINUTES.

6:25 -- I-275 TAMPA UPDATE: Southbound traffic jam now begins at Fletcher Ave due to the crash past Sligh. Expect delays!!

6:19 -- I-275 TAMPA UPDATE: 2 lanes now open southbound near Sligh Ave, but traffic jam approaching Fletcher Ave. now.

6:14 -- I-275 TAMPA UPDATE: Southbound traffic back-up now begins at Fowler Ave, due to crash south of Sligh. Wreckers on the way.

6:08 -- I-275 TAMPA UPDATE: Southbound delays back to Fowler Ave now due to crash past Sligh. 1 lane open. Florida/Nebraska are alternates.

5:56 -- I-275 TAMPA: Just the left lane getting by the crash southbound between Bird & Sligh.

5:45 -- I-275 TAMPA: Crash blocking lanes southbound past Sligh Ave, approaching Hillsborough. Fire Dept on scene. Fog there too.

5:32 -- 1/2-mile visibility reported in Plant City and Zephyrhills.

5:29 -- Fog being reported by Kevin in Tampa Palms, Nancy in Riverview, Jennifer in Winter Haven (via my Facebook page)

5:25 -- Fog visible on my traffic cameras along I-275 in North Tampa, I-75 in Hillsborough, I-4 in Hillsborough and Polk.

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