Hurricane Guide
Where am I? »


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.


Back to Top Page Last Edited: Tue May 14, 2013 3:53:17 PM
Switch to mobile version.

© 2014 Miami-Dade County.
All rights reserved.
Miami-Dade County
Urchin Tracking Image
  • Facebook Twitter YouTube RSS
  • Print Print Email this page Email Page   | Bookmark and Share
  • Minimize Tools

You are now leaving the official website of Miami-Dade County government. Please be aware that when you exit this site, you are no longer protected by our privacy or security policies. Miami-Dade County is not responsible for the content provided on linked sites. The provision of links to these external sites does not constitute an endorsement.

Please click 'OK' to be sent to the new site, or Click 'Cancel' to go back.