Traffic Advisory: Boat Show Preparation

What: Palm Beach Int’l. Boat Show Information
When: Beginning Friday, March 11, 2011
Affected Area: Flagler Drive in Downtown WPB and City Place
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West Palm Beach residents and visitors should be aware of the following information regarding the Palm Beach International Boat Show:

Beginning Friday, March 11, 2011, Flagler Drive northbound will be closed from Lakeview Avenue to Banyan Boulevard.
Starting Sunday, March 20, 2011 until Tuesday March 29, Flagler Drive will undergo a complete closure from Lakeview Avenue to Banyan Boulevard. Northbound traffic may detour via Olive Avenue and southbound traffic may detour via Dixie Highway.
The southbound only lanes of Flagler Drive will reopen on Tuesday, March 29, 2011. Flagler Drive will completely reopen on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 5 p.m.
Beginning Tuesday, March 15 until Wednesday, March 30, Narcissus Avenue will be closed between Evernia Street and Datura Street.
Saturday, March 26, 2011 until Sunday, March 27, 2011 Rosemary Avenue will be closed from Okeechobee to Evernia Street, and Hibiscus Street will be closed between Quadrille and Sapodilla for a City Place Art Show.
Visitors to the Boat Show are encouraged to exit I-95 at Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard to get to one of the city’s parking garages on Banyan Boulevard or Okeechobee Boulevard to Quadrille to access the Evernia Street Garage.
The free trolley will be operating between City Place and the Waterfront for additional access to both venues.
The three public docks along Flagler Drive will be closed to boaters and pedestrians beginning Friday, March 11, 2011. The docks will reopen on Friday, April 1, 2011.
The waterfront Great Lawn will be closed off and the nightly lightshows will be suspended beginning Friday, March 11, 2011. The Lawn will reopen and the lightshows will resume no later than Sunday, April 3, 2011.
The “Eco Treasures” exhibition at the Waterfront Lake Pavilion will be closed to the general public March 21-29, 2011. The exhibition will be open to Boat Show patrons only during the Boat Show from March 25-28.

Please visit wpb.org/waterfront or call 561-822-2222 for more information.