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Florida Highway Patrol monitoring smoke on Alligator Alley

The Florida Highway Patrol continues to monitor smokey conditions on the Alligator Alley portion of Interstate 75 caused by a fire in Big Cypress National Preserve.

"While I-75 (Alligator Alley) remains open in both directions there is smoke in the area," FHP said. "Motorists should plan additional travel time and drive cautiously."