LAKE CITY, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — Traffic. Higher tolls. A fresh batch of teen drivers. Traveling in Florida has its share of problems. If your Fourth of July plans take you upstate, however, road closures from Debby will not be one of them.
The Florida Highway Patrol has reopened all lanes of Interstate 10 between Baker and Columbia counties in north Florida.
The agency says eastbound lanes reopened just after 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Parts of the main east-west route through north Florida were closed by troopers earlier in the week when torrential rain from Tropical Storm Debby caused portions of the highway to flood.
State emergency officials say flood warnings are still in effect for several north and west-central Florida rivers and about a half-dozen counties. Parts of the Upper Suwannee and Upper Santa Fe rivers are expected to crest between Friday and Saturday, and some areas will face possible flooding into next week.
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