Miami-Dade Getting Back To Business
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One day after Tropical Storm Isaac’s drenching rains and gusty winds virtually brought South Florida to a stand still, Miami-Dade County officials are working to get everything back to normal.
Monday morning, the county’s transit bus system began to run it’s regular rounds. There have been delays and detours due to debris. Miami-Dade Transit’s Special Transportation Service (STS) also resumed operations.
While Miami International Airport remained open during Sunday’s storm, more than 500 flights were canceled. Airport officials said more than 50 flights were canceled on Monday. Travelers should contact their airline carrier to confirm flight information.
PortMiami, upon certification from the U.S. Coast Guard, will reopen later today.
Metrorail had limited service between Palmetto and Government Center stations, and between Government Center and Miami International Airport stations early Monday morning. Just before 9 a.m., Metrorail was back in full service.
The entire Metromover system is in service.
Zoo Miami, the Charles Deering Estate at Cutler and the Redland Fruit and Spice Park are closed on Monday. The Miami Science Museum, however, is open.
Miami-Dade County offices will be closed on Monday and will re-open on Tuesday.
Miami-Dade residents with questions about what else may be open or closed can call the 311 Answer Center which is open 24 hours a day. Residents can call 3-1-1 in Miami-Dade or (305) 468-5900 outside of Miami-Dade County.