You will need to find an alternate route if you commute into or out of Broward from Palm Beach.

U.S. 27 is closed from I-75 to South Bay in Palm Beach County due to heavy smoke.

Northbound traffic is being diverted at I-75 and southbound traffic is diverted at State Road 80 (Southern Boulevard) in Palm Beach County.

Officials say lightning may be the cause.

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