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Contact: Betsy Clayton, APR/CPRC
Communications Director
Lee County Government
(239) 826-4606
bclayton@leegov.com

Fourth of July event to close Cape Coral Bridge
Cape Coral-Fort Myers motorists should use alternate routes

Fort Myers, FL, June 26, 2019 ‒ The Lee County Department of Transportation reminds motorists the Cape Coral Bridge will be closed for the Red, White and Boom celebration from 3 a.m. Thursday, July 4, through 3 a.m. Friday, July 5. Cape Coral Parkway from Del Prado Boulevard to the bridge will also be closed at that time.

Motorists are encouraged to use the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge or the U.S. 41 and Business 41 bridges as alternate routes. Lee DOT has placed message boards for motorists and will keep them in place through the holiday and the closing. Motorists should plan for an alternate route.

The Freedom 5K race happens on Independence Day. Race start is at 7 a.m. The city celebration begins at 5 p.m. with music at Bernice Braden Park, 2051 Cape Coral Parkway E., at the foot of the Cape Coral Bridge. Fireworks will follow the celebration at about 9:30 p.m.

For race information, contact the Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral at 239-549-6900 ext. 111. For information about Red, White and Boom, call Cape Coral Parks and Recreation at 239-573-3128. For more information about DOT, visit www.leegov.com/dot.

 

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