Published: Dec 03, 2013 4:38 PM EST
Updated: Dec 04, 2013 1:30 PM EST

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Kenilworth Boulevard, between Porter Street and Yorkshire Road, is closed due to a roadway collapse, according to the county.

This section of road will remain closed for approximately 12 months or until repairs can be made.

Motorists and pedestrians are encouraged to exercise caution while traveling through this area. 

According to Joanne Vernon, P.E., Assistant County Engineer, the culvert on Kenilworth Blvd. was scheduled to be replaced, but failed before that could happen.