Air Show Preps Close A1A Along Lauderdale Beach
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FT. LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Ft. Lauderdale’s famed beach will be packed this weekend as the Lauderdale Air Show takes to the sky.
To prepare for the event a section of State Road A1A along the beach has been closed to traffic so workers set up for the show.
On Tuesday the north and southbound lanes of State Road A1A, between Sunrise Boulevard and Northeast 14th Court, were closed to all vehicular traffic. No through traffic is allowed south of Northeast 19th Street at this time. Only area residents and residential service providers will be allowed south of Northeast 19th Street to Northeast 14th Court.
All vehicular traffic heading north on State Road A1A toward the intersection of East Sunrise Boulevard will be diverted to westbound lanes of Sunrise Boulevard.
On Friday at 5:00 a.m., the northbound lanes of State Road A1A will be closed from Vistamar Street to Sunrise Boulevard. The southbound lanes only of State Road A1A from Northeast 9th Street to Vistamar Street will remain open on Friday. In addition, east and westbound lanes of Sunrise Boulevard, from Breakers Avenue to State Road A1A will be closed for through vehicular traffic, open to local traffic only. These lane closures will be in effect through the late evening hours on Sunday
Beginning at 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, State Road A1A will be completely shut down from Vistamar Street to NE 14th Court. Additionally, the East Sunrise Boulevard closure will extend to the west side of the Sunrise Drawbridge, at Northeast 26th Avenue.
On Saturday and Sunday, between 5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., access to the eastbound lanes of Sunrise Boulevard and to the Sunrise Lane business district will be open for local traffic only. Access to State Road A1A from Sunrise Boulevard will remain closed.
All closures will end Monday around 7:00 p.m.