Sanibel Causeway reopened today, Wednesday, Oct 19th, at 11:00 am. This reopening comes two days ahead of the scheduled date, Friday, and 36,000 work hours were required to make the repairs.
Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reopening in a news conference today morning.
Hurricane passes or proof of residency will be required for residents and property owners to access the island. Both 2021 and 2022 passes both valid for re-entry, and they can be accessed online at the links below.
- Resident Access: Residential Hurricane Reentry Pass or valid ID with Sanibel address.
- Property Owner Access: Hurricane Reentry Pass with valid ID
- Contractor access: Commercial Hurricane Reentry Pass with valid ID
- Insurance Adjuster Access: Insurance Adjuster Reentry Pass with valid ID
Applications can be submitted to Emergency.Management@mysanibel.com or delivered to the temporary Sanibel City Hall at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers.