The City of Coral Gables is preparing for Hurricane Irma, and so should our businesses and workers. Merchants should shutter their storefronts by end of day Thursday, and all businesses are strongly encouraged to allow their employees time to complete their personal preparations ahead of the storm. Tropical Storm force winds may be felt as soon as Friday evening, and everyone should be safely secured in their shelters by then. Follow the latest storm updates from the National Hurricane Center by
With respect to the Miracle Mile and Giralda Plaza Streetscape construction site:
The City is working with the contractor to ensure that the job site is secured. Potential flying debris is being removed or tied down, barricades are being filled with water or anchored into the ground, signs are being taken down, trash cans are being removed, and equipment is being stored.
Private construction sites are also being inspected by City personnel to ensure that potential flying debris is removed or tied down, and the City is working with contractors to secure cranes as much as possible.
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305-460-5401 with any questions or concerns, and as always, dial
911 for emergencies.