Cape Coral's Red, White and Boom celebration will close the Cape Coral Bridge from 6 a.m., Friday, July 4, through 3 a.m. Saturday, July 5.
Motorists are encouraged to use the Midpoint Memorial Bridge or the U.S. 41 and Business 41 bridges as alternate routes. Lee County Department of Transportation has put message boards out for motorists and will keep them up through the holiday and the closing.
The CenturyLink Freedom 5K happens on Independence Day. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. Race start is 7:30 a.m. Then the city celebrates with an event beginning at 4 p.m. at the foot of the Cape Coral Bridge, followed by fireworks around 9:30 p.m.
For race information, contact the Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral at (239) 549-6900, extension 111. For information about Red, White and Boom, call Cape Coral Parks and Recreation at (239) 573-3128.
For more information about Lee County Department of Transportation, visit www.leegov.com/gov/dept/dot/Pages/default.aspx or call (239) 533-8580.