Skyway 10K closes bridge’s northbound lanes Sunday

Almost 8000 person will take part in 6.2 mile event part of which spans the bridge. If you need to travel between Pinellas and Manatee counties Sunday morning ans you are thinking of using the Sunshine Skyway Bridge you will need to take other route.

The northbound lanes of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge will shut at 3:30 am on March 3 to make way for almost 8000 participants of all ability to take part in 7th annual skyway 10K.

This means if you are trying to get from Manatee County to Pinellas County you will desire to avoid bridge you can take US Highway 41 or Interstate 75 north.

The northbound span will reopen at 11 am sharp. Southbound lanes of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge will open throughout the northbound closure.

What is the Skyway 10K?

The Skyway 10K is a 6.2 mile course include a span of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. The Skyway 10K benefits the Armed Forces Families Foundation which specialize in funding permanent or semi permanent structure to establishments that help military families.

All proceed from event go toward financing for infrastructure projects on military friendly and military bases institutions.

The race has raise more than 2.6 million dollar for the AFFF.

The northbound lanes of I-275 will closed at US-41 at 3:30 Am tomorrow morning March 3, 2024. The northbound lanes will close until no later than 111 am.

Motorist wishing to move the Skyway Bridge need to seek other northbound travel routes during this period to include US-41 US-301 and I-75.

The southbound lanes of I-275 will remain open exits to north and south rest area will be closed.The skyway fishing piers will closed at 12 AM.

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