Miami Beach enforces new regulations for Memorial Day weekend

Miami Beach on Memorial Day: Traffic closures, license plate readers, DUI checkpoints and more

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - If you'll be in Miami Beach this Memorial Day weekend, you should be aware of the following:

  • License plate readers and DUI checkpoints will be set up along the MacArthur Causeway.
  • Ocean Drive will be closed, and watch towers will be placed along the road to keep an eye on crowds.
  • A traffic loop will be set up to keep things flowing smoothly in South Beach.
  • Traffic will only flow northbound on Collins Avenue and southbound on Washington Avenue between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.
  • You will only be allowed to drive on main roads, such as Alton Road.
  • All residential areas will be open to local traffic only. Roadblocks will be placed at every intersection. Only those who live in Miami Beach will be allowed in the area.

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