Press Release

Kennedy Space Center Traffic and Road Closures for SpaceX In-Flight Abort Test Activities

By SpaceRef Editor
January 15, 2020
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Expect heavy traffic on and around Kennedy Space Center on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, due to the upcoming launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center. The launch window is between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. EST.  Kennedy Space Center Security Police will be enforcing restricted access from the Kennedy Space Center boundary lines for the duration of the SpaceX launch attempt.

PUBLIC ACCESS ROAD CLOSURES

  • State Road 3 from Gate 2 News Media Pass and Identification Building to State Road 405 (NASA Causeway), including Space Commerce Way, will be closed to the general public at 4 a.m. Access to Kennedy Space Center, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Exploration Park and Blue Origin will be limited to authorized personnel. The roads will reopen after launch.
  • The A. Max Brewer Bridge on State Road 406 in Titusville, east to Playalinda Beach, will be closed to all motor vehicle traffic at 3:30 a.m.
  • State Road 3 North at US 1 in Volusia County, south to Playalinda Beach, will be closed to all motor vehicle traffic at 3:30 a.m.

Please expect delays and plan accordingly.

SpaceRef staff editor.