Effective today, Monday, November 7, 2016 at 7:00 a.m., the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has temporarily re-opened SRA1A/Oceanshore Boulevard from South 9th Street to South 19th Street. This area is still considered an active construction zone. The posted speed limit in this area is 25MPH.
However, the beach between 9th Street South and 19th Street South will continue to be closed until further notice.
Lifeguards are not scheduled for duty. Swimming and surfing is allowed. By City Ordinance, surfers are not allowed within 150 feet of either side of the Pier. The Pier will remain closed until further notice. Sections of the Pier will reopen when it is determined to be structurally safe.
The Pier Bait and Gift Shop and bathrooms will be open. Trash cans will be in place; please remember to use them.
Access to the beach can be accomplished at the following Access Points/Dune Crossover locations:
|North of SR100||South of SR100|
|North 21st Street||South ADA Access|
|North 17th Street||South 2nd Street – outdoor shower works|
|North 16th Street||South 3rd Street – outdoor shower works|
|North 15th Street||South 4th Street|
|North 14th Street||South 5th Street|
|North 9th Street||South 6th Street|
|North 8th Street||South 7th Street|
|North 7h Street||South 9th Street|
|North 6th Street||South 22nd Street|
|South 28th Street|
|South City Limit – Volusia County Line|
While the beach north of South 9th Street, and the beach south of South 19th Street, is open to the public, there are some Dune Crossovers that are still not accessible.
To access the beach, please use Dune Crossovers but use “Caution” due to “Temporary Repairs”
Please use Dune Crossovers only. Do not walk across the dunes to prevent further erosion of the dune system. City Ordinance 6-9 prohibits the destruction, harm, molestation, cutting, harvesting, removal or eradication or cause of destruction of any plant life on the Dune areas within the City, east of Highway A1A.
City Manager Larry Newsom stated “Our third and final major beach cleanup after Hurricane Matthew was this past Saturday (November 5th) and once again the turnout was outstanding. The efforts of all involved (City Staff, Volunteers, FDOT and Halifax Paving) have led to the temporary re- opening of SRA1A along with a majority of our beach in a little over a month after a major Hurricane”.
We’d like to welcome people back to those portions of our beaches that have been re-opened and respectfully request adherence to the 25 MPH posted speed limit on SRA1A in the temporary re-opened zone. When those portions of our beach that are closed between 9th Street South and 19th Street South have been deemed safe, a Public Service Announcement will be issued.