City of Gulf Shores

Road closures related to the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival


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. 

Traffic/Roadways:

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 www.myshrimpfest.com.
Shrimp Festival Traffic Flow
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