Important Visitor Updates

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(UPDATED 10/19/2021)

Upcoming Road Closures 

 

Beachline Expressway/SR 528

Eastbound Beachline Expressway/SR 528 (milepost 32-40)

Night-time, single lane closure:

  • Weekdays: 7 p.m. to 9 a.m., through Sunday, October 31
  • Weekends: 8 p.m. to 9 a.m., through Sunday, October 31

 

Northbound I-95 ramp to access Eastbound Beachline Expressway/SR 528

Night-time full road closure to continue work on the I-95 bridge.

  • 10 p.m., Sunday, October 24 to 5 a.m., Monday, October 25
  • 10 pm., Monday, October 25 to 5 a.m., Tuesday, October 26
  • 10 p.m., Tuesday, October 26 to 5 a.m., Wednesday, October 27
  • 10 p.m., Wednesday, October 27 to 5 a.m., Thursday, October 28

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 Industry Rd. at Beachline Expressway/SR 528 interchange
Night-time full road closure:

  • 10 p.m., Monday, October 18 to 5 a.m., Tuesday, October 19
  • 10 p.m., Tuesday, October 19 to 5 a.m., Wednesday, October 20
  • 10 p.m., Wednesday, October 20 to 5 a.m., Thursday, October 21
  • 10 p.m., Thursday, October 21 to 5 a.m., Friday, October 22

Detour Information:

  • Northbound Industry Rd. traffic will be directed to travel east on Beachline Expressway/SR-528 to US-1 (Exit 46), travel north on US-1 to Cidco Rd. and travel west on Cidco Rd. to access northbound Industry Rd.

 

Crossings/ Road Closures

Cocoa – Railroad Crossing at Michigan Ave.

Full road closure to 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 26.

Detour Information:

  • Eastbound Michigan Ave. traffic will be directed to travel south on Clearlake Rd. to Dixon Blvd., travel east on Dixon Blvd. to US-1 and travel north on US-1 to access Michigan Ave.
  • Westbound Michigan Ave. traffic will be directed to travel south on US-1 to Dixon Blvd., travel west on Dixon Blvd. to Clearlake Rd. and travel north on Clearlake Rd. to access Michigan Ave.

 

Melbourne – Depot Dr. S. of New Haven Ave., N. of Melbourne Ave.

Day-time pile driving operations, Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

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.

 

Micco – Railroad Crossing at Barefoot Blvd.

Full road closure, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 27.

Detour Information

  • Eastbound Barefoot Blvd. traffic will be directed to travel south on Ron Beatty Blvd. to Micco Rd., travel east on Micco Rd. to US-1 and travel north on US-1 to access Barefoot Blvd.
  • Westbound Barefoot Blvd. traffic will be directed to travel west on Micco Rd. to Ron Beatty Blvd. and travel north on Ron Beatty Blvd. to Barefoot Blvd.

 

Bridges

Melbourne – Eau Gallie River

Day-time bridge work operations, including pile driving, Monday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., continuing through Q3 2022.

 

Melbourne – Crane Creek

Day-time bridge work operations, Monday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., continuing through Q2 2022 to construct a railroad bridge on the east side of the existing bridge.

 

Palm Bay – Turkey Creek

Day-time bridge work operations, including pile driving, Monday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., continuing through Q3 2022 to construct a railroad bridge on the west side of the existing bridge.

 

Malabar / Grant-Valkaria – Goat Creek

Day-time bridge work operations, including pile driving, Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., continuing through 2021 to construct a railroad bridge on the east side of the new bridge.

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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