UPDATE: Metro Parkway reopened after gas leak

Posted at 11:23 AM, Oct 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-18 13:06:55-04

UPDATE (1PM) -- Metro Parkway has since reopened to traffic in both directions.


FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A section of Metro Parkway has been temporarily shut down due to a gas leak at a nearby business.

The closure is between East Pine Parkway and Commerce Park Drive.  That's just north of Daniels Parkway.

Only ONE Southbound lane is open.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternate routes until further notice.