Belle Glade Sun

Holiday hints for drivers

PALM BEACH COUNTY — I-95 Traffic Information: Call 511 for around-the-clock, real-time, I-95 traffic information. To view real-time video of I-95 in Palm Beach County, visit the Florida Department of Transportation’s Palm Beach SMART SunGuide Transportation Management Center (TMC) website at For updated lane closure information, please refer to or follow FDOT District 4 on Twitter at MyFDOT_SEFL. District 4 includes Palm Beach, Broward, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties.

Flagler Memorial Bridge: The northern bridge that connects West Palm Beach and Palm Beach will close from 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, to 6 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 19, in preparation for switching traffic from the old bridge to the new bridge. While the bridges are closed, all eastbound and westbound traffic will be detoured to the Royal Park Bridge to cross the Intracoastal Waterway. The new Flagler Memorial Bridge will be open to vehicular and pedestrian traffic on Monday, Dec. 19, with one eastbound and one westbound traffic lane and the south sidewalk open to pedestrians.