We received another alert from the Santa Rosa Island Authority this morning, although the information had already been widely dissseminated through various sources.
**HIGHWAY 98 SHUT DOWN for PRESIDENTIAL MOTORCADE**
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Highway 98 (Gulf Breeze Parkway) will be completely closed to traffic from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, June 15, 2010. The President will be visiting the Pensacola Beach area. Due to safety concerns by Secret Service and presidential staff, Highway 98 will be entirely closed to traffic from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday.
No vehicles will be allowed to enter Highway 98 during this time. The closed area will begin at Gulf Breeze City limits at Bayshore Road and extend into Pensacola.
Please make necessary arrangements to travel through Gulf Breeze PRIOR to 8 a.m. Areas of downtown Pensacola will be closed prior to 8 a.m. and no vehicles will be allowed on Pensacola Beach after 8 a.m. as well.