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Beach road reopens through National Seashore

Beach road reopens through National Seashore

Gulf Islands National Seashore will reopen the road between Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach through the Santa Rosa Area, at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday. Highway 399 (J. Earle Bowden Way) was closed in October ahead of Hurricane Michael making landfall on the Gulf Coast.  The hurricane caused significant damage to the road. Immediately following the storm […]

Beach road likely to re-open this afternoon (Oct. 29)

Beach road likely to re-open this afternoon (Oct. 29)

Dan Brown, superintendent of Gulf Islands National Seashore said J. Earle Bowden Way (State Road/Highway 399) will likely re-open later this afternoon. “We have been out to inspect the road and the driving lanes are intact.  There is sand covering the road surface so that needs to be swept clean,” said Brown.  “There are several […]