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Gravel on the road causes I-75 backup in Lee County Tuesday morning

Gravel on the road causing I-75 backup in Lee Co
Gravel on the road causing I-75 backup in Lee Co
Posted at 6:57 AM, Jan 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-02 10:00:27-05

**UPDATE (9:52AM)** -- All southbound lanes have reopened at mile marker 125 near Alico Road after crews cleaned up the spilled gravel.


**UPDATE (8:30AM)** -- Troopers have now fully closed all southbound lanes while crews clean up the scene at mile marker 125. 

All traffic is being routed off the interstate at Alico Road.  Drivers should use U.S. 41 or Ben Hill Griffin Parkway as alternate routes.


FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Southbound Interstate 75 is down to two lanes at mile marker 125 Tuesday morning after a gravel spill on the road.

This is just past the Alico Road exit.

Troopers say there are minor injuries after a construction truck overturned at the scene.

Drivers should avoid the area if possible.

You can monitor the Fox 4 Traffic page for live updates on road conditions.