Press Release

Kennedy Space Center Traffic and Road Closures for Upcoming Launch Activities

By SpaceRef Editor
July 31, 2019
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Expect heavy traffic on and around Kennedy Space Center on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, due to the upcoming launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The launch window is from 6:50 to 8:25 p.m. EDT.

PUBLIC ACCESS ROAD CLOSURES

Starting Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, 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.

  • State Road 3 from the 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 3 p.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.
  • NASA Causeway between US 1 and Gate 3 also will be restricted to authorized personnel (badged employees and their partners). The roads will reopen after launch.
  • The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will be open; however, once capacity has been reached, no further traffic will be permitted.
  • The A. Max Brewer Bridge on State Road 406 in Titusville, east to Playalinda Beach, will be open to all motor vehicle traffic until capacity is reached, or at 5:50 p.m., whichever comes first.
  • State Road 3 North at US 1 in Volusia County, south to Playalinda Beach, will be open to all motor vehicle traffic until capacity is reached, or at 5:50 p.m., whichever comes first.

Please expect delays and plan accordingly.

SpaceRef staff editor.