2 southbound lanes of Interstate 75 closed in Fort Myers

Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on April 16, 2014 

Two southbound lanes of Interstate 75 are closed in Fort Myers after an excavator struck the Tice Street Overpass on Wednesday, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

"The overpass has been inspected and the two outside lanes of southbound Interstate 75 at the Tice Street Overpass are currently closed awaiting repairs of the overpass," FHP said in a news release.

Officials said they expect the closure will be in place until 6 a.m. Thursday. The two inside lanes remain open.

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