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Fourth of July event to close Cape Coral Bridge

By Staff | Jun 26, 2015

Cape Coral’s Red, White and BOOM! celebration will close the Cape Coral Bridge from 4:30 a.m. Saturday, July 4, through 3 a.m. Sunday, July 5.

Motorists are encouraged to use the Midpoint Memorial Bridge or the U.S. 41 and Business 41 bridges as alternate routes. Lee County Department of Transportation has placed message boards out for motorists and will keep them in place through the holiday and the closing.

The CenturyLink Freedom 5K will be held Independence Day. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., and the race starts is 7:30 a.m. Then the city celebrates with an event beginning at 5 p.m. at the foot of the Cape Coral Bridge, followed by fireworks around 9:30 p.m.

For race information, contact the Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral at 239-549-6900, extension 111. For information about Red, White and BOOM!, call Cape Coral Parks and Recreation at 239-573-3128.

For more information about Lee County Department of Transportation, visit www.leegov.com/gov/dept/dot/Pages/default.aspx or call (239) 533-8580.