SEE: Large alligator stops traffic on SR 417

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — A large alligator stopped traffic on State Road 417 early Wednesday.


Law enforcement officers worked to get the 11-foot gator off the road near Lake Jesup.

All lanes have reopened on the roadway. At one point, only one lane was open.

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Gators are currently on the move as they are looking for mates and nesting sites.

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See the video below.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.