Park master plan meetings on tap

Hillsborough County’s Conservation and Environmental Lands Management department will host a series of meetings during the next 2½ months to provide information to residents about the county’s regional park system, and gather input for a master plan. The public meetings will take place at 10 locations, with the first on Jan. 9 at the Upper Tampa Bay Park on Double Branch Road. All meetings will … [Read more...]

Expect some lane closures on Veterans, Suncoast

For the first time in weeks, drivers along the Veterans Expressway won't have to worry about lane closures between Linebaugh Avenue and Gunn Highway. But go a little further south, and construction crews will need a little extra space. Waters Avenue, in the area underneath the Veterans overpass there, will be closed completely between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. beginning Sept. 14, and running through … [Read more...]

Parts of Veterans to close completely this weekend

One of the main arteries connecting Pasco County with jobs to the south will have extensive closures and possible delays this coming weekend as road crews continue to convert the Veterans Expressway into cash-free tolling. The northbound portion of the Veterans will be closed completely between Waters Avenue and Gunn Highway June 27 and June 28 from 11 p.m. to 8 a.m. The southbound portion … [Read more...]

Cash no longer good on parts of Veterans Expressway come Friday

Travelers making their way south on the Veterans Expressway will no longer need to use cash once they get past Sugarwood. The last cash toll at Anderson Road's toll plaza will be collected early Friday before all traffic on the road converts to all-electronic tolling. And by the end of the summer, all of the plazas leading up to Hutchison Road will follow suit. Taking a lead from the … [Read more...]