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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Road closures related to the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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The City of Gulf Shores would like to make all residents and visitors aware of the following road closures related to the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival.


Monday, October 9

  • Gulf Place closed to all vehicular traffic.

Tuesday, October 10

  • 4:00 a.m. - Traffic is closed to public on Hwy 182 between W. 2nd Street & E. 1st Street; Traffic is closed to public on Hwy 59, south of 1st Avenue.

Thursday, October 12

  • 4:00 a.m. - Traffic closure of Hwy 182 expands eastward to E. 2nd Street & westward to W. 3rd Street. Traffic flow east of Hwy 59 will convert to one-way-only routes.

Monday, October 16

  • 7:00 a.m. - All normal traffic flow along Hwy 182 and Hwy 59 resumes.

Tuesday, October 17

  • 7:00 a.m. – East Gulf Place re-opens to the public. West Gulf Places closes for Phase 2 of the Gulf Place Revitalization Project.

Public Beaches:

  • All public beaches will remain open throughout the festival.

For more information regarding detours or closures, please contact City Hall at 251-968-2425.  For more information about the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival, visit

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