Posted by: Salty | August 18, 2008

Monroe County Infrastructure Boarding Up

Overseas Hwy on a good day

Overseas Hwy on a good day

Roads and Highways
According to Monroe County Emergency officials, the Overseas Highway (US Hwy 1), along with several other area roads, are no longer passable due to flooding.

Air Transportation
The two major airports in the Florida Keys, Key West International and Florida Keys Marathon, have grounded all flights and suspended operations in response to Tropical Storm Fay.

Emergency Operations
According to CNN, Monroe County Sheriff, Rick Warren, those who have chosen not to abide by county-wide emergency procedures risk having to ride the storm out alone.

“We cannot guarantee a response in an emergency situation,” says Warren.


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