26 May Memorial Day & MacArthur traffic impact
Posted on May 26, 2021
Memorial Day Weekend Events, Traffic & Safety
Memorial Day weekend events will include free workout classes, live music and a military aerial show. Please visit www.memorialdaymb.com for more information.
MacArthur Causeway Traffic Impact
Beginning on Friday through Sunday evenings starting at 10 p.m., License Plate Readers (LPRs) will be deployed on the MacArthur and Julia Tuttle causeways. To accommodate these LPRs, the MacArthur Causeway will only have one eastbound lane open for travel and the Julia Tuttle Causeway will have two eastbound lanes open. LPRs will also be deployed Thursday evening along the 5 Street corridor and Monday evening along the 5 Street and 41 Street corridors to screen incoming traffic.
South Beach evening traffic loop
To assist with traffic management on South Beach, an evening traffic loop will be implemented on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights during the holiday weekend beginning at 7 p.m. and will be returning back to normal traffic flow by no later than 5 a.m. each day. The loop directs eastbound traffic on 5 Street to travel northbound on Collins Avenue to 17 Street. From there, traffic is directed westbound to Washington Avenue, then southbound on Washington Avenue to 5 Street. The traffic loop will have barricades to restrict access to residential neighborhoods. Residents can access their neighborhood with a valid photo ID or proof of residency.
Freebee will pickup and drop-off passengers at the 5 Street Garage. Use Trolley Stop 113 at 6 Street and Lenox Avenue for drop-off at 10 Street between Collins Avenue and Ocean Drive.
Anyone who parks at the 5 Street Garage can also use the regular SOBE Trolley Loops (A or B) to take them to Collins Avenue and 11 Street.
Ambassadors will be available throughout the South Beach area to assist with questions or concerns and can be identified by their branded t-shirts.