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The Lee County Department of Transportation reminds motorists the Cape Coral Bridge will be closed for the Red, White and Boom celebration from 3 a.m. Sunday, July 4, through 3 a.m. Monday, July 5. Cape Coral Parkway from Del Prado Boulevard to the bridge will also be closed at that time. Motorists are encouraged to use the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge or the U.S. 41 and Business 41 bridges as alternate routes. Lee DOT has placed message boards for motorists that will remain in place through the holiday and the closing. The Freedom 5K race starts at 7 a.m. on Independence Day. The city’s holiday celebration begins at 5 p.m. at the foot of the bridge on the Cape Coral Parkway side. Fireworks will follow at about 9:30 p.m.