FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 28, 2005
State Emergency Operations Center - ESF 14
Hurricane Katrina Host Shelter Information
- Host Shelter Available for Travelers
Pensacola Civic Center will be available for those
people who need a place to stay and an opportunity to
take a break from driving and tropical storm force
conditions. Please be advised that the I-10 bridge will
close when winds reach 45 mph sustained.
- Take Interstate 10 to Exit 12 (I-110 Southbound).
Follow traffic and signs South to Pensacola Civic Center
(201 E. Gregory). There will be signs and people to
direct you to the Civic Center.
- Alternate Evacuation Route
- An alternate route to
avoid the Interstate 10 bridge going Eastbound across
the Escambia Bay, travelers may take exit 10A – North to
Highway 29. Follow the signs to North Interstate 65 in
For Additional Information, Escambia County has a
24-hour Citizen Information Line available, (850)
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