Sanibel Under Heavy Traffic Advisory on New Year’s Eve

SC Staff Report

Periwinkle Way and Casa Ybel Road intersection on New Year’s Eve.

The City of Sanibel is under a heavy traffic advisory, especially its main thoroughfare Periwinkle Way, with extremely heavy “season-type” traffic this New Year’s Eve. Sanibel Police Chief Bill Dalton urges drivers to “be patient. Our number one priority is safety.”  Historically, the roads are busiest in peak season from 3 to 6 p.m. and typically normalize by early evening. It’s recommended to avoid discretionary trips and off-island travel during these hours.

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