Palma Sola beach closed after main break

BRADENTON - The Palma Sola Causeway beach in the city of Bradenton has been closed to swimmers and will remain that way until further notice due to a force main break.

The causeway (Manatee Avenue West/S.R. 64) is still open to vehicular traffic, but the city has closed the beach on both sides from 75th Street West to the west side of the boat ramp while water sampling is being conducted to determine the water’s safety.

No further information is available at this time.

To ask questions, call City Engineer Seth Kohn at (941) 565-6519.