UPDATE: Northbound lanes of S.R. 429 reopen near Winter Garden

FDOT cites ‘police activity’ for closure

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla.***UPDATE 10:58 p.m. 12/17/2021***

The northbound lanes of State Road 429 near Winter Garden have reopened.

***ORIGINAL***

All northbound lanes of State Road 429 are closed from the Florida Turnpike interchange south to State Road 535, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.

It is not clear what is causing the closure, the FDOT website only sites “police activity.”

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Video from an FDOT traffic camera shows Florida Highway Patrol cruisers and fire trucks on the scene, but there are no obvious signs of a crash.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.


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