Pensacola Road Closures Announced Ahead of Friday Trump Visit

President Donald Trump will speak at the Pensacola Bay Center on Friday, December 8, 2017. Image courtesy: Pensacola Bay Center/Facebook

PENSACOLA, Fla (WKRG) — With President Donald Trump scheduled to hold a campaign rally in Pensacola on Friday, police are preparing to close several streets.

Pensacola Police released the following list of closures that will take effect at around 1:00 p.m. on Friday:

  • I-110 southbound at Cervantes street
  • Chase St. from Tarragona to 9th Ave.
  • Gregory St. between 9th Ave and Tarragona St.
  • Garden St. between Tarragona St. and Alcaniz St.
  • Alcaniz St. will be closed at Wright St. southbound, and Garden St. north bound
  • Florida Blanca St. Will be closed at Chase St.

Police say additional streets could be added, depending on the final route of the motorcade.

Friday’s rally will be held at the Pensacola Bay Center. People with tickets will be screened for admittance beginning at around 4:00 p.m.

According to a release from Pensacola Police, the following items will not be allowed inside the venue:

  • Firearm of any type
  • Weapon of any type
  • Aerosol containers
  • Soda cans
  • Sticks / poles
  • Baseballs, softballs, etc.
  • Produce (depends on event)
  • Plastic bottles (depends on event)
  • Umbrellas (depends on event) materials
  • Chemical materials
  • Radiological materials
  • Biological materials
  • Knives (of any kind)
  • Toy guns / toy weapons
  • Fireworks
  • Pepper spray / mace
  • Scissors
  • Razor blades
  • Needles
  • Leatherman brand tools (or similar)
  • Screwdrivers (or similar)
  • Glass bottles
  • Tripods
  • Coolers
  • Backpacks or large bags
  • Air-horns
  • Laser pointers
  • Aerosol containers
  • Soda cans
  • Sticks / poles
  • Produce

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