Portion of US301 closed in Sarasota due to flooding

Portion of US301 closed in Sarasota due to flooding
Sarasota Police closed US301 between 4th and 6th Streets due to flooding. (Source: Sarasota Police)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Heavy rains moved through downtown Sarasota early Friday evening, flooding US301.

Sarasota Police closed the roadway between 4th and 6th Streets due to the amount of water on the roadway. While the road is closed, drivers will need to seek an alternate route.

Police remind drivers to never drive through flooded streets.

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