Road closures near Trump’s Mar-a-Lago start at 1 p.m. Friday


With President Donald Trump expected to be in Palm Beach this weekend, the town announced today that road closures will go into effect starting at 1 p.m. on Friday and last through Sunday.

During that time, cars and pedestrians are prohibited on South Ocean Boulevard from the intersection of South County Road to Southern Boulevard. The travel restrictions extend eastward to the ocean. Residents living south of the South Ocean Boulevard and South County intersection will receive access with proper credentials.

Commercial vehicles (including landscaping trucks) also are prohibited from traveling east on Southern Boulevard and north of the 1200 block of South Ocean. Marine security zones will be in effect during this period.

Advisories from the Federal Aviation Administration show airspace will be restricted over West Palm Beach from Friday through Sunday, with details that are hallmarks of a presidential visit. Other advisories were issued for trips to Pensacola on Friday, and Jackson, Miss., on Saturday.

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