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Storm drain pipe damage closes stretch of Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles Beach

Southbound traffic being diverted into northbound lanes

Collins Avenue was closed between 172nd and 174th streets in Sunny Isles Beach because of repairs to a storm drain pipe.
Collins Avenue was closed between 172nd and 174th streets in Sunny Isles Beach because of repairs to a storm drain pipe.

SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – A stretch of Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles Beach was closed Friday morning because of damage to a storm drain pipe.

All southbound lanes of Collins Avenue were closed between 172nd and 174th streets.

Southbound traffic was being diverted into the northbound lanes, while repairs were being made.

Sunny Isles Beach police Sgt. Brian Schnell said all lanes reopened shortly before 9 a.m., but there was heavy residual traffic in the southbound lanes.

All motorists were asked to seek alternate routes.


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