TAMPA, Fla., (970 WFLA) - Crews are working around the clock to get the I-4 Selmon Crosstown Expressway ready to open in a few weeks.
The Department of Transportation says the $400-million, mile-long stretch of toll road, which connects the Selmon Expressway to I-4, is expected to open to the public by the first week of January.
The connector was mainly built to relieve truck traffic through Ybor City. For decades, heavy trucks rumbled through Ybor to and from the Port of Tampa.
Trucks will pay a dollar toll. Other motorists will have to pay between .50 and $1.25.