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Driving On The Beach Resumes Monday In St. Johns County

Photo of people driving on a St. Johns County beach.
HEATHER SCHATZ / WJCT NEWS
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Driving will once again be allowed some St. Johns County beaches beginning May 11.

For people who have been wondering when they would be able to drive on St. Johns County beaches again, the answer is very soon.

The county plans to reopen its shoreline to vehicles in the usual locations on Monday, May 11. 

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The price of a daily beach-driving pass ranges from $5 to $10.

“Our community has risen to the occasion of exercising personal responsibility throughout this event and we remain confident they will continue to do so," said St. Johns County Administrator  Hunter S. Conrad.

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Annual passes cost $50 for St. Johns County residents and $100 for non-residents.

County officials said annual permits purchased before the coronavirus shutdown will be good through the 2021 beach season.

All beachgoers are reminded to stay six feet apart and not gather in groups larger than 10 people.

Contact reporter Cyd Hoskinson at choskinson@wjct.org, 904-358-6351 and on Twitter at @cydwjctnews.