A1A Flooding (Sea Turtle Oversight Protection)
10/30 Update -
UPDATE: A1A from Sebastian Street north to Sunrise Blvd. has reopened.
• A1A on Fort Lauderdale Beach remains closed from Sunrise Blvd. north to NE 20th Street.
• Access to Fort Lauderdale Beach via East Sunrise Boulevard remains closed.
10/28 – Due to storm surge from Hurricane Sandy, high winds and seasonal high tides, Fort Lauderdale continues to experience flooding on A1A and in low lying areas.
State Road A1A on Fort Lauderdale Beach, from Bayshore Drive to NE 20th Street, is temporarily closed and access to the beach via East Sunrise Boulevard remains closed at Sunrise Lane.
Motorists should avoid these areas until further notice and should also avoid all areas with standing water.
Residents and businesses should take precautions and be prepared for additional flooding over the next 24 to 48 hours during high tide times.
Tonight, the tide will peak between 8:15 and 9:00 pm. Effects of rising waters will begin to be seen at 6:00 pm and water is not expected to recede until approximately 11:00 pm.
To report flooding, contact the City’s 24-hour Customer Service Center at 954-828-8000.
For traffic updates, follow FLPD on Twitter (@FLPD411) or visit www.fortlauderdale.gov <https://services.fortlauderdale.gov/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/> .
Anyone attending the Boat Show should access the beach via SE 17th Street until further notice.
Video Courtesy Rob Reimer for Sea Turtle Oversight Protection.
Source: Ft. Lauderdale Police; Sea Turtle Oversight Protection