Coast Guard approves temporary bridge closure near Fort Lauderdale for repairs

Coast Guard approves temporary bridge closure near Fort Lauderdale for repairs
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has approved the temporary closure of the Florida East Coast Railroad Bridge to marine traffic across the New River near Fort Lauderdale. The temporary closure of the bridge granted to All Aboard Florida is scheduled from 12:01 a.m. Feb. 11 until no later than 12:01 a.m. Feb. 23 and is necessary to complete required repairs to the bridge. “The deviation to the bridge’s...

Portions of St. Johns River closed to boat traffic Saturday, Sunday

Portions of St. Johns River closed to boat traffic Saturday, Sunday
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – The Captain of the Port of Jacksonville, Fla., advises all mariners portions of the St. Johns River in Jacksonville will be closed intermittently to boating traffic Saturday and Sunday. The closures are necessary to accommodate increased vehicle traffic on the Main Street Bridge for the Jacksonville Jaguars football game Sunday and due to a mechanical failure on the Florida...