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Transportation

County transportation facilities and services shut down three hours before hurricane or tropical storm winds reach a sustained 39 miles per hour.

For Seaport and Airport passenger information, you should contact your local carrier or call 3-1-1 for the latest news about closings. Local law enforcement agencies will put out advisories regarding when roadways and bridges will be locked down.

Emergency Evacuation

Emergency Evacuation Bus Pick-Up Sites signIf you live in an emergency evacuation zone and your only choice is an official evacuation center, Miami-Dade Transit offers Emergency Evacuation Bus Pick-Up Sites by evacuation zone. To learn which of these are active during a particular storm, listen to local media, check the County's website, or call 3-1-1.

 

Emergency Evacuation Assistance Program

Lift-gate busSome registrants are eligible for transportation that's provided by County departments as part of the Emergency Evacuation Assistance Program. Lift-gate buses and other specialized transportation will pick up those registered and take them from their homes to their assigned facility. To find out more about this service, call 3-1-1.

Boat & Marine

HarborAs you prepare for hurricane season, don't forget to secure your boat. Also remember that you should never try and ride out a hurricane in your boat. Once evacuations have started off the barrier islands, Intercoastal Waterway bridges will only be opened infrequently until lockdown.

 

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