Sunshine Skyway Bridge reopens after fog lifts

File photo: Florida Highway Patrol

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Highway Patrol closed the Sunshine Skyway Bridge on Thursday morning because of heavy fog in the area.

The bridge was closed around 11:30 a.m. and was reopened around 2:45 p.m. after the fog had lifted.

Fog can create dangerous driving conditions. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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