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Beach Access Road 2 re-opened

City officials have re opened Access Road 2. Drivers are advised to use caution while driving on access roads.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — UPDATE: 

City officials have re opened Access Road 2 and are advising drivers to use caution while driving on access roads. 

The city says beach crews have cleared the roadway of debris.

“Although other Gulf beach roads are clear, poor beach driving conditions are expected as water reaches the Gulf beach dunes mainly near the time of high tide which is at 12:44 AM on Saturday and 1:30 AM on Sunday. Some beach access roads will be impassable,” stated City officials.

The city also reminding residents to be aware of high tides. Red Flag Rip Current Warning conditions and high-water levels will remain through Saturday.

FRIDAY OCTOBER 9: 

The City of Corpus Christi is temporarily closing Beach Access Road 2 due to the impacts from Hurricane Delta, according to a news release from the city.

City officials said Access Road 2 is hazardous due to some debris that has washed up from high tide. Tomorrow, crews will assess the road to determine when it can be reopened.

Earlier today, a man in his 60s died just before noon after he and his family were swept off the North Jetty at Packery Channel.

Port Aransas beaches have also been closed to vehicular traffic from Oct. 8 - 10 as Hurricane Delta approaches the Northern Gulf Coast.

At the Padre Island National Seashore, the North and South beaches have been closed to vehicle traffic due to coastal flooding.

Credit: KIII

More from the news release:

Although other Gulf beach roads are clear, poor beach driving conditions are expected as water reaches the Gulf beach dunes mainly near the time of high tide which is at 12:44 a.m. on Saturday and 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. 

Some beach access roads will be impassable. A high risk of rip currents will continue today as a result of large swells and long wave periods. 

The public is encouraged to use caution while driving on access roads and avoid driving on the beach where there is water in the driving lanes or at the base of the dunes. 

Be aware that extremely high tides can deposit debris onto the beach that could potentially damage vehicle tires. 

Red Flag Rip Current Warning conditions and high-water levels will remain present through Saturday.