Midpoint Bridge to close for 5K race on Saturday evening

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Due to a Veterans Day event Saturday evening, drivers in Lee County will have one fewer option for crossing the Caloosahatchee River.

The Midpoint Madness Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk will close the Midpoint Bridge from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, November 10.
 
Motorists are encouraged to use the Cape Coral Bridge or the U.S. 41 and Business 41 bridges as alternate routes. Lee County Department of Transportation will place message boards on Tuesday, Oct. 30, to alert motorists of the closure. 
 
For information about the annual nighttime Veterans Day event, contact the Fort Myers YMCA  or the Fort Myers Track Club.  Pre- and post-race activities will be at Royal Palm Square at the base of the Midpoint Bridge in Fort Myers.

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