Sunshine Skyway Bridge closed to all traffic due to high winds

Posted at 8:01 AM, Dec 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-21 09:36:04-05

TAMPA BAY, Fla. -- High winds throughout the Bay Area have caused officials to close the Sunshine Skyway Bridge Friday morning.

At approximately 7:49 a.m. FHP made the decision to close the bridge.

They say wind speeds have accelerated to 57 mph and gusts have reached 64 mph. The bridge is closed to all traffic.