Causeways do NOT close before hurricanes. Post-storm, may be closed until bridges & barrier islands can be checked for safety. pic.twitter.com/JgqH9MCOMY— Brevard EOC (@BrevardEOC) October 5, 2016
Shelters will begin to open at 4 p.m. at sites that have yet to be confirmed. Announcements as to the locations will be made Wednesday morning.
Free sandbags are available for Brevard County residents at two locations:
Sheriff’s Work Farm, 2955 Pluckebaum Road, Cocoa, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Mitchell Ellington Park, 575 Hall Road, Merritt Island, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is a limit of 10 bags per visit. The sand is provided by Brevard County Government.