- March 23, 2017
Sarasota Police have asked that drivers avoid using the intersection of South Tamiami Trail and Bee Ridge Road due to heavy flooding from today’s storm.
Officer have closed northbound lanes on U.S. 41 in that area until at least 2 p.m, and advise anyone who needs to be on the roadway to use Tuttle Avenue instead.
VIDEO: Heavy flooding in front of Paradise Plaza near Bee Ridge & US 41. Please avoid the area if possible! pic.twitter.com/hJv7fHr8pu— SarasotaPD (@sarasotapd) May 4, 2016
“It’s a mess,” said SPD spokeswoman Genevieve Judge. “The whole intersection should be avoided.”
Other areas with severe flooding include: