UPDATES IN RED: President Trump is expected to visit Palm Beach from Friday, December 22 through Monday, January 1, 2018 based on Town of Palm Beach advisories issued this morning.
The process of establishing checkpoints and road closures in and around Mar-A-Lago began Friday, December 22, 2017, at 4AM. Latest word of the street has the President arriving at 12:30 PM today.
The White House has not confirmed President Trump's holiday schedule, however First Lady Melania Trump, and son Barron are already at Mar-A-Lago.
Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes.
Last year, the President attended Christmas Eve services at Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach. He hosted a New Year’s party at Mar-a-Lago.
A time for his arrival has not yet been released or confirmed.
It is recommended that all household staff, landscaper maintenance companies, pool companies, etc. adjust their schedules accordingly so as not to spend an unnecessary amount of time in traffic due to the closure.
As always, motorists are strongly encouraged to refrain from cellular phone use or any other distractions while driving to assist in the movement of traffic.
During the closure period, all forms of travel, including pedestrian travel, are prohibited on S. Ocean Blvd from the intersection of S. County Road to Southern Boulevard. The travel restrictions will also extend eastward to the ocean. If you are a resident living south of the South Ocean Blvd. and South County intersection you will be granted access with proper credentials.
As a reminder, commercial vehicles (including landscaping trucks) are prohibited from traveling east on Southern Blvd and North of the 1200 block of S. Ocean. Marine security zones will be in effect during this period.