FHP issues motorist advisory for Micanopy

Press release from Florida Highway Patrol

MICANOPY, Fla. – There is currently an active prescribed burn near US Highway 441 and County Road 234 within Alachua County. This may affect travel on US Highway 441 due to smoke on the roadways throughout the night and into the morning hours. Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling in the area as visibility may deteriorate quickly, especially during the nighttime and early morning hours. Motorists are reminded to reduce their speed and utilize low-beam headlights in order to adapt to changing weather conditions.