UPDATE: Accident scene has been cleared, as of 1:45 p.m. Traffic has reopened.
A pair of traffic accidents briefly closed the Venetian Causeway in both directions Friday morning.
Miami Beach officials sent out an alert around 10:30 a.m. advising drivers to seek an alternate route. The causeway is a well-traveled route connecting Miami and Miami Beach.
As of 10:50 a.m., eastbound traffic was flowing slowly. Westbound was closed for a few hours. Beach police tweeted the accident happened on San Marco Island.