Sinkhole closes a portion of Winkler Road for rest of the week

Posted at 2:04 PM, Oct 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-05 22:43:58-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A section of Winkler Road south of McGregor Boulevard will be closed for several days due to repairs of a sinkhole around a manhole cover.

According to Lee County Utilities, the sinkhole is on Winkler Road at El Valle Avenue.

The road is expected to remain closed until the evening of Monday, October 9th, weather permitting.

Traffic is being detoured off Winkler Road using: Dean Way and Banyan Cove Circle.