MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Popular Lincoln Road will officially reopen on Saturday morning and pedestrians will be the only ones allowed on Ocean Drive.

City officials say the eight blocks of the popular shopping and entertainment area have been deep cleaned.

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People are strongly encouraged to wear masks.

Retailers will begin to reopen on May 20th and restaurants will reopen on May 27th and a major change is coming to Ocean Drive.

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City officials say starting Saturday, the street will be closed to vehicles and will only be open to pedestrians.

The city says it also plans to reopen retail stores, museums, barbershop, and nail salons by next Wednesday with restrictions, but beaches will remain closed.

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