Crash closes lanes near Green Bridge, causing delays

It was a slow start in traffic for some Monday morning, after a crash blocked lanes near the Green Bridge.

Emergency vehicles blocked two southbound lanes of Ninth Street West while responding to the crash around 8:30 a.m.

Sarasota Manatee Regional Traffic Management Center cameras showed vehicles backing up along the bridge until one of the lanes was reopened.

Motorists should expect delays in the area.

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A crash closed lanes of southbound traffic near the Green Bridge, causing delays in the area Monday morning. Sarasota Manatee Regional TMC

Sara Nealeigh covers what’s happening in the cities of Bradenton and Palmetto, Florida for the Bradenton Herald. She previously covered breaking news for the Herald after moving to Florida from Ohio in 2016.