Skyway Bridge Now Closed Due to High Winds As Cold Front Approaches


High winds associated with a strong cold front approaching the Tampa Bay area has forced the closure of the Skyway Bridge.

With winds now averaging 43-52, the Skyway Bridge is now CLOSED to ALL traffic. – FHP

The Skyway reopened at about 9:30 PM

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