Skyway Bridge back open after high winds force closure

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Highway Patrol has reopened the Skyway Bridge after shutting it down early Saturday morning due to high winds.

Officers shut the bridge down around 1:45 a.m., after winds reached over 50 miles per hour.

The bridge has since reopened, but FHP is asking everyone to use caution.

The high winds also caused damage throughout Pasco County.


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