Smoke closes I-75 and US 41 in Collier County
UPDATE: As of 9:40 a.m. both roads are open.
The Florida Highway Patrol closed both I-75 and US 41 at approximately 4:30 a.m. Monday morning due to low visibility from smoke.
Collier County..All lanes of US 41 (Tamiami Tl) are now back OPEN! Travel safe!
— Lt. Gregory Bueno (@FHPTrooper_SWFL) March 26, 2018
To get around the road closures, use SR 29 east to I-75 which remains open east of that intersection. To exit Marco Island, use the Jolley Bridge.
In addition, the San Marco Rd. exit off of Marco Island is closed as well.
The San Marco Road exit off Marco Island is closed due to heavy smoke. Residents should use the Judge S.S. Jolley Bridge to exit the island. pic.twitter.com/OrSDMxXPp7
— CollierCountySheriff (@CollierSheriff) March 26, 2018
All traffic will need to find an alternate east-west route of travel.
Trust WINK News to update you as more route information becomes available.