I-95 Closed In Both Directions Near Jacksonville, Due To Brush Fire

YULEE, Fla. (CBS 12) — I-95 is shut down in both directions North of Jacksonville because of a wildfire.

The wildfire is growing in size and is up to about 450 acres.

It is only 30 percent contained.

The interstate is shut down right now between I-295 and SR-200 in Yulee.

This could affect holiday weekend drivers, including those who don't live in North Florida.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says the closure could be in place until midnight, so if you are planning a drive in that direction, find an alternate..

Detours are in place.

Northbound traffic should exit at I-295 and take US-17.

Southbound traffic should exit at SR-200 and take US-17.

Photo: FDOT

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