Rockport Beach will extend its beach closure order until Monday, Aug. 17.
The order states Rockport Beach will be closed to all vehicular traffic. The order went into effect Sunday, July 19, and was supposed to end this Saturday.
"No access to the Rockport Beach will be permitted by vehicles other than Emergency/First Responders and Navigation District service vehicles. Vehicles can park on the Fair Grounds located immediately outside the Beach area."
The order was signed by the Aransas County Judge, the Chairman of Aransas County Navigation District, and the mayor of Rockport.