An excavator traveling southbound on Interstate 75 in Lee County struck the Tice Street overpass earlier today, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The overpass has been inspected and the two outside lanes of southbound Interstate 75 at the Tice Street overpass are currently closed awaiting repairs of the overpass. It is anticipated that the two lanes will remain closed until 6 a.m. The two inside lanes remain open.
Drivers should be aware of potential delays as they travel south on Interstate 75 in the area of the Tice Street Overpass.