Road Closures and Traffic Advisories
Lowry Boulevard will be closed from December 2, 2013 until March 31, 2014 for a culvert replacement at the Melbourne Tillman Water Control District Canal Number 39. Detour signs will be in place to assist traffic. view map
Bass Pro Shop Opening: Heavy congestion is anticipated on Palm Bay Road between I-95 and Dairy Road along both directions of I-95 at the access ramps to Palm Bay Road on December 4th and for several days following due to the opening of the new Bass Pro Shops Palm Bay store. Heavy Traffic is also anticipated on Riviera Drive and Bass Pro Drive.
Motorists should expect slower than normal traffic due to the heavy congestion beginning as early as 3 p.m. on December 4th with the heaviest congestion occurring between 4 p.m. and lasting through approximately 11 p.m.
Law enforcement will be manning all major intersections in the area during this time and manually controlling the traffic signals at Palm Bay Road and Bass Pro Drive (aka Hollywood Blvd.). Florida Highway Patrol troopers will also be along I-95 and at all access ramps for I-95 and Palm Bay Road to keep traffic flowing. Parking will not be allowed along I-95. Electronic sign boards will also be posted in the affected areas beginning December 1st as a reminder to anticipate delays. Motorists will not be allowed to access Bass Pro Drive from Riviera Drive during this time. The only access to Bass Pro Drive will be from Palm Bay Road.