Traffic alert: Lane closings on Seven Mile Bridge in the Keys

Drivers traveling over the Seven Mile Bridge in the Keys can expect some delays Tuesday and Wednesday.

Maintenance work on the bridge deck will close northbound or southbound lanes of U.S. 1 between mile marker 41 and mile marker 43 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days.

Depending on rain delays, Thursday is an alternate date for the work to be completed.

A flagging crew will direct traffic. The Florida Department of Transportation said motorists should expect “minimal traffic delays” during lane closures.

Motorists can call 511 or visit to get real-time traffic and lane closure information. For more information, contact FDOT’s Marathon maintenance office at 305-289-6106.

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