Expect Kennedy Space Center Area Road Closures April 14-16 Due To TESS Launch
By Space Coast Daily // April 14, 2018
HEAVY TRAFFIC IS EXPECTED AROUND KSC AREA
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BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION – Heavy traffic on and around the Kennedy Space Center and the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is expected April 14-16 due to center activities surrounding the upcoming launch of NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Liftoff is planned for no earlier than 6:32 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 16.
PUBLIC ACCESS ROAD CLOSURES
• State Road 3 from the Gate 2 News Media Pass and Identification Building to State Road 405 (NASA Causeway) including Space Commerce Way will be closed to unauthorized vehicles once the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex parking lot reaches capacity on Saturday, April 14 through Monday, April 16. The roads will reopen after launch.
• NASA Causeway between U.S. 1 and the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex also will close once capacity is reached at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex parking lot. The roads will reopen after launch.
• The A. Max Brewer Causeway bridge on S.R. 406 in Titusville (north bridge) east to State Road 3 will be open to all motor vehicle traffic. Gate 1 will be open to badged personnel.
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