Traffic notes for Wed., June 27: Bridge and road closures as water receeds

Sunshine Skyway reopened after 60-hour closure



TAMPA: Bayshore Boulevard remains closed between Rome and Davis Island. Use Hyde Park Avenue to access Davis Island.

DOVER: Jerry Smith Rd closed S of Trapnell, between Touchstone & W.O. Griffin Rd, due to sinkhole. Use Turkey Creek.

SUNCOAST PKWY: Closed in Hernando County between SR-50 and US-98 (where it terminates) because of standing water. Follow detour.


  • Bellamy Bros Rd, Johnson Rd to Bayhead Rd.
  • Old CR-54, Little Rd to SR-54.
  • SR-54, Thys Rd to Old CR-54.
  • SR-54, Mitchell Ranch to Madison St
  • Trouble Creek Rd, Cecille to Old Mill Pond
  • Ridge RD, US-19 and Leo Kidd Rd.
  • Majestic, SR-52 to Clocktower Pkwy

HERNANDO COUNTY: FHP reports ongoing problems with standing water on Powell Rd. at US-41; Powell at Delany; Spring Hill Dr. at California.


8:35 -- SUNCOAST PKWY: All lanes remain closed between SR-50 & US-98 in Hernando Co. due to flooding. 6 pumps working to clear the water.

8:30 -- PINELLAS: Capt. Al just flew over Shore Acres. Says it *looks like that neighborhood is about 98% dried up.

8:23 -- PASCO: Crash on SR-52 @ ramp to NB Suncoast Pkwy

8:21 -- ST. PETE: Accident 40th Ave N & 49th St

8:20 -- TAMPA: Injury crash, NB Nebraska @ 19th Ave.

8:13 -- RIVERVIEW: "Traffic control detail" at US-301 & Big Bend Rd.

7:59 --LAKELAND: Partial roadblock on WB Polk Pkwy near MM 3, south of I-4 exit. Also roadblock reported at the intersection of 92/Memorial at Fish Hatchery Rd.

7:58 -- LARGO: Fire/rescue stationed on 150th Ave, one block west of 49th St N. Report of drowning.

7:50 -- CLEARWATER: Crash reported at McMullen Booth & Drew per EMS

7:49 -- LAKELAND: Accident on WB Polk Pkwy, 3 miles south of I-4/Exit 27

7:31 -- LITHIA/FISHHAWK: Tree blocking 1 NB lane of Lithia Pinecrest Rd near Lithia Springs. Photo on Twitter.

6:53 -- I-75 TAMPA: Look out for some ponding, mud in the construction zone at Bruce B Downs and I-75.

6:41 -- I-4 TAMPA: WB traffic slowing down between 50th St & downtown junction w/I-275

6:40 -- TAMPA/EGYPT LAKE: Accident Dale Mabry & Sligh. No injuries reported.

6:22 -- I-4 POLK CO: Crash reported EB near Exit 38/Lakeland Hills. Traffic cams near there not showing a delay.

6:09 -- TAMPA: Crash with injuries reported on Madison at 50th St/US-41

6:04 -- I-75 PASCO: Crash reported NB past SR-54 at MM 282.

6:03 -- TAMPA: Per photojournalist on scene, TPD hopes to reopen Bayshore Blvd. within a couple of hours. For now, avoid between Rome & Davis Isl.

5:38 -- PINELLAS PARK: Crash at Lafayette & Orleans. Residential area.

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