Important Visitor Updates

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(UPDATED 8/2/2021)

Upcoming Road Closures 

 

Brightline Construction Advisory
Lane Closure and Work Zone

ORLANDO, Fl. (April 4, 2021) – Brightline announces lane closures, work zone, railroad crossing and bridge work information for Phase 2 construction from Orlando to West Palm Beach, connecting Orlando to South Florida. Motorists and watercraft should proceed with extra caution through work zones and adhere to posted detour signs, speed limits and other signage. Railroad construction information can also be found online at https://www.gobrightline.com/railroad-construction.

Northbound and Southbound I-95 at the Beachline Expressway/SR 528 Interchange (Exit 205)

  • Day-time single lane closure, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Friday, July 30.
  • Night-time single lane closure, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., through Friday, July 30.

Night-time double lane closure, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., through Friday, July 30

 

Westbound Beachline Expressway/SR 528 exit ramp to southbound I-95 (Exit 42A):

Night-time full ramp closure to erect steel beams over I-95.

  • 10 p.m., Saturday, August 7. to 5 a.m., Sunday, August 8.
  • 10 p.m., Monday, August 9 to 5 a.m., Tuesday, August 10.
  • 10 p.m., Tuesday, August 10 to 5 a.m., Wednesday, August 11.

Detour Information:

Westbound SR 528 traffic wishing to access southbound I-95 will be directed to exit early at Clearlake Rd./Industry Rd. (Exit 45A), travel south on Industry Rd.to Clearlake Rd./SR 524 and travel west on Clearlake Rd. approximately three miles to access southbound I-95.

 

Southbound I-95 at the Beachline Expressway/SR 528 Interchange

Night-time full road closure to erect steel beams over I-95.

  • 10 p.m., Saturday, August 7. to 5 a.m., Sunday, August 8.
  • 10 p.m., Monday, August 9 to 5 a.m., Tuesday, August 10.
  • 10 p.m., Tuesday, August 10 to 5 a.m., Wednesday, August 11.

Detour Information:

Southbound I-95 traffic will be directed to exit at eastbound SR 528 (Exit 205-A), travel east on SR 528 for approximately three miles to Industry Rd. (Exit 45), travel south on Industry Rd. to Clearlake Rd./SR 524 and travel east on Clearlake Rd./SR 524 for approximately three miles to access southbound I-95.

 

Northbound I-95 exit ramp to eastbound SR-528 

Night-time full ramp closure to erect steel beams over I-95.

  • 10 p.m., Monday August 2 to 5 a.m., Tuesday, August 3.
  • 10 p.m., Tuesday, August 3 to 5 a.m., Wednesday, August 4.
  • 10 p.m., Wednesday, August 4 to 5 a.m., Thursday, August 5.
  • 10 p.m., Thursday, August 5 to 5 a.m., Friday, August 6.
  • 10 p.m., Friday, August 6 to 5 a.m., Saturday, August 7.

Detour Information:

Northbound I-95 traffic will be directed to exit early at SR 524 (Exit 202), travel east on SR 524 for approximately three miles and travel north on Industry Rd. to access eastbound SR 528. 

Northbound I-95 at the Beachline Expressway/SR 528 Interchange

Night-time full road closure to erect steel beams over I-95.

  • 10 p.m., Wednesday, August 4 to 5 a.m., Thursday, August 5.
  • 10 p.m., Thursday, August 5 to 5 a.m., Friday, August 6.
  • 10 p.m., Friday, August 6 to 5 a.m., Saturday, August 7.

Detour Information:

Northbound I-95 traffic will be directed to exit early at SR 524 (Exit 202), travel east on SR 524 for   approximately three miles, travel north on Industry Rd. to westbound SR 528 and travel west on SR 528 for approximately three miles to access northbound I-95 (Exit 42).

 

Eastbound Beachline Expressway/SR 528 exit ramp to southbound I-95 (Exit 42A):

Night-time full ramp closure to erect steel beams over I-95.

  • 10 p.m., Monday, August 9 to 5 a.m., Tuesday, August 10.
  • 10 p.m., Tuesday, August 10 to 5 a.m., Wednesday, August 11.
  • 10 p.m., Wednesday, August 11 to 5 a.m., Thursday, August 12.

Detour Information:

Eastbound SR-528 traffic wishing to access southbound I-95 will be directed to continue driving on SR-528 eastbound for approximately 3 miles to exit Exit 45, Industry Rd. Traffic will be directed to turn right onto southbound Industry Rd. and then be directed to turn right again onto westbound SR-524. Traffic will travel approximately three miles on SR-524 westbound and will be able to access I-95 southbound by turning left onto the southbound on-ramp at the SR-524 / I-95 interchange.

Rockledge – Railroad Crossing at Barton Blvd.

Full road closure, 7p.m. through 7a.m., Thursday, August 5.

Detour Information

  • Eastbound Barton Blvd. traffic will be directed to travel south on Murrell Rd. to Eyster Blvd., travel east on Eyster Blvd. to US-1 and travel north on US-1 to Barton Blvd.
  • Westbound Eyster Blvd. traffic will be directed to travel south on US-1 to Eyster Blvd., travel west on Eyster Blvd. to Murrell Rd., and travel north on Murrell Rd. on to Barton Blvd.

 

Rockledge – Railroad Crossing at Eyster Blvd.

Day-time, single lane closures, Eyster Blvd. and US-1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, August 7 to Tuesday, August 10.

 

Rockledge – Railroad Crossing at Rinker Way

Full road closure, 7 a.m., Thursday, August 19 to 7 p.m., August 27.

Private road, no impact to traffic, no detour.

Melbourne – Railroad Crossing at Creel St.
Full Road Closure until 7 p.m., Wednesday, August 4.
Detour Information

  • Eastbound Creel St. traffic will be directed to travel north on Virginia Dr. to Aurora Rd., travel east on Aurora Rd. to Cypress Ave. and travel south on Cypress Ave. to access Creel St.
  • (Option 1) Westbound Creel St. traffic will be directed to travel north on Cypress Ave. to Aurora Rd., travel west on Aurora Rd. to Virginia Dr. and travel south on Virginia Dr. to access Creel St.
  • (Option 2) Westbound Creel St. traffic will be directed to travel south on Cypress Ave. to Eau Gallie Blvd., travel west on Eau Gallie Blvd. to Stuart Ave. and travel north on Stuart Ave. to access Creel St.

Melbourne – Railroad Crossing at Strawbridge Ave.

Full road closure, 7 a.m., Monday, August 9 to 7 p.m., Saturday, August 21.

Detour Information

  • Eastbound Strawbridge Ave. traffic will be directed to travel south on Waverly Pl. to New Haven Ave., travel east on New Haven Ave. to US-1 and travel north on US-1 to Strawbridge Ave.
  • Westbound Strawbridge Ave. traffic will be directed to travel south on US-1 to New Haven Ave., travel west on New Haven Ave. to Waverly Pl., and travel north on Waverly Pl. to Strawbridge Ave.

 

Melbourne – E. Melbourne Ave. under railroad bridge (LONGTERM CLOSURE)

Full road closure through June 2022 for bridge work at Crane Creek.

Detour Information:

  • Eastbound E. Melbourne Ave. traffic will be directed to travel north on E. Melbourne Ct., to E. New Haven Ave., travel east on E. New Haven Ave. to Front St and travel south on Front St. to access E. Melbourne Ave.
  • Westbound E. Melbourne Ave traffic will be directed to travel north on Front St. to E. New Haven Ave., travel west on E. New Haven Ave. to E. Melbourne Ct. and travel south on E. Melbourne Ct. to access E. Melbourne Ave.

 

Melbourne – Railroad Crossing at Prospect Ave. (LONGTERM CLOSURE)

Full road closure through May 2022 for bridge work at Crane Creek. Crossing will be fully closed until completion of work.

Detour Information:

  • Eastbound Prospect Ave. traffic will be directed to Stone St., travel south on Stone St. to WH Jackson St., travel east on WH Jackson St. to US-1 and travel north on US-1 to access Prospect Ave.
  • Westbound Prospect Ave. traffic will be directed to US-1, travel south on US-1 to WH Jackson St., travel west on WH Jackson St. to Stone St. and travel north on Stone St. to access Prospect Ave.

Hurricane Preparedness and Resources

On the Space Coast, the 2021 Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Brevard County has set up a number of resources to help residents and visitors to our area if the need should arise.  It is important to have a plan in place for evacuations. Please visit Brevard County's Emergency Management page for more information.

Space Coast Travel Information

When visiting the Space Coast, we ask that you do so responsibly and be aware of CDC safety guidelines

  • Non-U.S. travelers who have recently visited Brazil, the United Kingdom, Ireland and 26 countries in Europe (the Schengen Area) may not enter the U.S. at this time.
  • The Federal Government requires that all travelers to the U.S. produce proof of a recent negative test for COVID-19 test prior to entry and within three days before their flights.
  • The CDC is also recommending periods of self-quarantine or self-isolation after entry into the United States and that travelers get tested 3-5 days after travel.

For the most up-to-date information on travel restrictions, please check with the US Department of State and the CDC Guidance for Travel as guidelines and restrictions continue to evolve.

Special Consideration for Airline Passengers:

Special Consideration for Cruise Ship Passengers:

Please visit our "Return to Cruise" page for more information regarding cruising out of Port Canaveral

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