Stormy weather shuts down Sunshine Skyway bridge for high profile vehicles

The Sunshine Skyway Bridge was temporarily closed to high profile vehicles due to severe weather on Thursday.

It remained open to all other traffic.

The closure advisory was issued around 2:15 p.m. and was lifted by 5 p.m.

A high wind advisory remains in effect for all traffic using the bridge.

Breaking News/Real Time Reporter Mark Young began his career in 1996 and has been with the Bradenton Herald since 2014. He has won more than a dozen awards over the years, including the coveted Lucy Morgan Award for In-Depth Reporting from the Florida Press Club and for beat reporting from the Society for Professional Journalists to name a few. His reporting experience is as diverse as the communities he covers.
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