Posted by : Vicent Tran Wednesday, March 19, 2014

■ A Lee County crash was causing injuries and a roadblock as of 9:20 a.m. The crash at Gladiolus Drive and Maida Lane was reported at about 8 a.m. There is a roadblock in the eastbound lanes of Gladiolus Drive.

Watch for a disabled vehicle in the roadway at mile marker 142 of Interstate 75 southbound in North Fort Myers.

And look out for a Lee County crash along I-75 involving injuries. The crash was not causing a roadblock as of 7:20 a.m. It took place in southbound lanes near mile marker 119.

The Florida Highway Patrol is warning Collier motorists to use caution along I-75 this morning, especially in the area of mile marker 80 where fog can be seen hovering above the roads.

A North Fort Myers crash is causing a roadblock in southbound lanes at the intersection of North Cleveland Avenue and Pine Island Road.

■ The Lee County Sheriff's Office's Traffic Unit will target at least one of the following three locations for enforcement: Richmond Avenue, Lehigh Acres; Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach; Staley Road, Fort Myers.

■ Southwest Florida weather com code: Now that a cold front has pushed through the area, expect more sunshine and a warming trend through the week in Southwest Florida. CLICK HERE for the forecast.

■ Naples City Council will hold its regular meeting at 8:30 a.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 735 Eighth St. S. Among items to be discussed are proposed potable and reclaimed water rates and discounts; charging about 50 residents on four streets a special assessment to hook up to sanitary and sewer lines; prohibiting certain fishhooks to limit pelican injuries; and possibly replacing the Code Enforcement Board with a special magistrate.

■ The Immokalee Community Redevelopment Agency & the Enterprise Zone Development Agency meet at 8:30 a.m.

■ The Senate Community Affairs Committee will take up a proposal (SB 320), filed by Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, that would place regulations on the parasailing industry. It's at 11 a.m., 301 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.

■ The Senate Finance and Tax Subcommittee will take up a proposal (SB 792), filed by Sen. Anitere Flores, R-Miami, that would create a sales-tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers over a three-day period in August. During the period, people could buy items such as clothes and school supplies without paying sales taxes. It's at 5 p.m., 37 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.

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