News Service of Florida (via WJCT) reports that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has suspended toll collection on the Florida Turnpike’s main line and many other state highways because of Hurricane Dorian. He also announced that the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) has suspended toll collection on its network of roads.
WFTX has a list of the tollways affected by the suspension.
WPLG reports, “Authorities are closing three service plazas on the Florida Turnpike ahead of Hurricane Dorian’s impending tropical storm-force winds, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. The three service plazas are in West Palm Beach, Fort Pierce and Fort Drum. The closures affect the service plazas’ convenience store, food plaza and fuel pumps.”
Sun-Sentinel has an early morning update on the strength and predicted path of the storm.