Planners don’t expect it to happen, because Florida’s evacuation plans don’t empty entire cities at once, but traffic could extend all the way up Interstate 95 from Miami-Dade County to Jacksonville if all of South Florida tried to drive north to escape Hurricane Irma, they said. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)
County officials across Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward counties have issued orders for residents regarding evacuations due to Hurricane Irma. Check your evacuation zone here.
If you are concerned that you do not have a way to evacuate, please call our transportation hotline at 1-800-955-5504. We will get you out.
This list will be updated as county officials provide more information.
Monroe County officials issued a mandatory evacuation that began on Wednesday at 7 a.m. for visitors and have issued a mandatory evacuation for residents beginning at 7 p.m., Wednesday.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said the county is issuing mandatory evacuation orders for residents of the following:
All of Zone A
All barrier islands in Zone B
Bay Harbor Islands
Indian Creek Village
Sunny Isles Beach
North Bay Village
Gimenez said about 2,200 special needs residents have been evacuated, and the evacuations will continue until they’re complete.
Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief has ordered a mandatory evacuation for all Broward County residents in the following locations:
East of U.S. 1, starting at noon, Thursday
Deerfield Beach issued voluntary evacuations Wednesday, for those in these locations: