There’s tropical activity to keep an eye on. What is expected to become the next named storm will move into the Gulf and appears to be headed for Louisiana. To track any change in the storm’s path check the Dove Hurricane Guide. This next storm would be named Nate.
It’s considered the biggest game of the year, and it’s on prime time tonight. The Buc’s Thursday night game against New England is sold out. As part of that game the team will honor the late Bucs owner Malcolm Glazer with induction into the Ring of Honor.
Tampa City Council will look a new rules at today’s meeting that would make sure wireless antenna’s keep the city streets looking good. Council is worried about visual clutter from the 5G wireless technology and will discuss that proposed new ordinance today and schedule public hearings later this month.
Big changes are in store for the Howard Frankland Bridge. The Florida Department of Transportation announced plan to expand the southbound lanes from four to eight with two of those express lanes that will go in both direction along with a bike and pedestrian path. The northbound lanes will be torn down, and when the southbound lanes are finished traffic will be flipped over to that side. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2020 at a cost of $750 million with a completion date 2024.