SARASOTA CO., Fla. (WWSB) -- UPDATE: All lanes have been reopened on Tamiami Trail.
All lanes of US 41 have been shut down around Buccaneer Drive.
Traffic is at a standstill and drivers are asked to avoid the area.
Downed power lines are the cause of the road closures.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.
U.S. 41 @ Buccaneer Dr. still closed. Power lines fell b/c construction vehicle backed into power pole. 3 cars damaged, no injuries. pic.twitter.com/3IGBXzFl2G— SarasotaSheriff (@SarasotaSheriff) April 21, 2017
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: ALL lanes U.S. 41 between Beneva Rd. & Stickney Point Rd. TEMPORARILY SHUT DOWN due to downed power lines. PLS AVOID AREA!— SarasotaSheriff (@SarasotaSheriff) April 21, 2017