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Alligator Alley, U.S. 41 closed due to smoke from wildfire

Posted: 3:54 AM, Mar 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-26 15:03:23Z
Alligator Alley closed
Alligator Alley closed
Alligator Alley closed
Alligator Alley closed

CORRECTION: FHP has advised two crashes had occurred, one at the 96 mm with no injury single vehicle and one at the 99.5 mm 3 vehicles with injury. 

 

UPDATE 7:21 a.m. - 

 

Interstate-75 - also known as Alligator Alley -  was closed from at least mile marker 101 to mile marker 80 due to poor visibility. 

 

At least 20 accidents occurred on this stretch of road, the Collier County Sheriff's Office said. Four injuries have been reported at this time. 

Traffic is being diverted to U.S. 41 before the toll booth. US-41 is also closed at Tamiami Crossings, or FL-29.

 

Traffic is being diverted east of Collier Boulevard on US-41.

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