Sunshine Skyway Bridge reopened after police activity blocked lanes during morning rush

Sunshine Skyway at sunrise

Sunshine Skyway at sunrise.
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Sunshine Skyway at sunrise.

One side of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge was shut down for about an hour early Monday due to police activity, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Southbound lanes were shut down before 8 a.m. and were reopened by 8:45 a.m.

Florida 511 traffic maps showed major delays in the area in both north and southbound lanes.