Hurricane Dorian is making its way above the East Coast of Florida and people are traveling to avoid the storm.
If it comes down to it, evacuating is crucial to get to safer land. Family is first!
Governor Ron DeSantis announced the suspensions during a press conference on Dorian preparations.
Tolls have been suspended on these highways:
- Alligator Alley
- The Turnpike Mainline (SR 91), including the Homestead Extension (SR 821)
- Sawgrass Expressway (SR 869)
- Beachline Expressway (SR 528)
- First Coast Expressway (SR 23)
- SR 417
- SR 429
- I-95 Express Lanes
- I-595 Express Lanes
- I-75 Express Lanes
- I-295 Express Lanes
In addition to the roads above, the Central Florida Expressway Authority has suspended tolls on the following:
- SR 408
- SR 414
- SR 451
- SR 453
- SR 538
- SR 551
Service plazas along Florida’s Turnpike mainline will be open for travelers; however, the plazas do not serve as hurricane shelters. As the storm approaches, restaurants and fuel stations will be closed and Turnpike personnel evacuated.
[Source: ABC ACTION NEWS]