I-75 reopens after Myakka River flooding

I-75 has reopened.
I-75 has reopened.(Florida Highway Patrol)
Published: Oct. 1, 2022 at 4:59 PM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Interstate 75 has reopened after a section flooded when the Myakka River overflowed.

In an abundance of caution, officials closed down I-75 because of water rising from the river which runs under the interstate.

The highway was closed in both directions from mile marker 179 (North Port / Toledo Blade Boulevard to mile marker 193 (Jacaranda Boulevard).

However, the exit ramp at Sumter Boulevard, at mile marker 182, remains closed due to flooding.