MIAMI (CBSMiami) – President Donald Trump’s town hall event Thursday night at the Pérez Art Museum Miami will cause some traffic delays and detours in the area.
Miami and Miami Beach police will completely shut down the MacArthur Causeway from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Police are asking drivers to use the Julia Tuttle (I-195) or 79th Street Causeway o enter or exit Miami Beach. Residents of Palm, Hibiscus, Star, and Fisher Islands may return home via the westbound MacArthur Cswy.
All other traffic must exit the city via the alternate causeways. No exceptions will be made.
Biscayne Boulevard between NE 8th Street to NE13th Street will be completely shut down from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
In addition to the traffic closures and re-routes, Maurice Ferre Park, 1075 Biscayne Blvd. will be shut down from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Miami-Dade County said the town hall will impact transit services.
Metromover Omni Loop will stop service start at 6:30 p.m. A Metrobus shuttle will be used for the Omni Loop once service is stopped. However, the bus shuttle may be interrupted intermittently during the evening.
Metrorail may need to also cease service momentarily between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday. Metrobus routes S, 3, 120, and M will be detoured. Other Metrobus routes may also be impacted on Thursday evening.