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Edison Bridge reopens after crash slowed traffic in Fort Myers

Posted at 7:48 AM, Jan 26, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-26 11:29:32-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Crews worked to clean up a hydraulic fuel spill on the Edison Bridge in Fort Myers on Thursday morning.

Fort Myers Police shut down all Southbound lanes of Fowler Street at First Street for around two hours.

The crash was caused when a pickup truck and dump truck collided on U.S. 41.

The collision caused a hydraulic fuel spill from the dump truck on the roadway.

All traffic was diverted onto Edwards drive.

The road and bridge are now back open and traffic is flowing normally.