Lakeshore Drive Interchange Seasonal Road Closure Near Mid-Bay Bridge 2022
White Point Road and Lakeshore Drive will be closed to through traffic on Saturday afternoons beginning May 28, 2022. For the fifth year in a row, the seasonal closure will take place between the approximate hours of noon to 6 p.m., on May 28 - September 3, 2022.
The Memorial Day through Labor Day closure takes place each year to maintain traffic safety and relieve those residing along these roadways of congestion as a result of southbound tourism traffic from State Road 293 toward the Mid-Bay Bridge. Planning authorities want to remind motorists that the start and end time are approximate due to fluctuations in traffic volume.
Message boards along State Road 20 and State Road 293 will activate at approximately 11 a.m. on closure day, alerting motorists of the temporary closure. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s deputies will manage the blockade and patrol the area.