Post Irma Treasure Coast Update Sept 14

Post Irma Treasure Coast Update Sept 14

Power is being restored

  • FPL says restoration for east coast is expected to be completed by end of weekend.
  • West coast could be out of power until September 22nd.
  • Customers may lose power more than once while they fix the grid.
  • About 40% of FPL customers had their power restored in the first full day of repairs.
  • 5am update, 22,440 customers in SLC (18%) and 19,520 in MC (21%) are still without power.
    • About 20,000 customers had power restored yesterday
  • Another 1,534 Fort Pierce Utility customers (5%)
    • Down significantly from the 20k that were without power yesterday
  • Garbage
    • Starting Tuesday
      • PSL, MC, SLC
    • Starting Thursday
      • Fort Pierce
  • Keep hurricane debris in separate piles. Vegetative debris should be in one pile. Structural debris (fences, roofs, etc.) in another.
    • Will be picked up separately from regular trash/recycling/yard waste
    • PSL storm debris questions: 772-529-0934 from 7am-7pm starting today
    • Collection starts on Monday in PSL
    • Collection starts today in Stuart
    • Starts Saturday in MC
  • Boil water notices
    • Lakewood Park Sampson Subdivision in SLC
  • Emergency water supplies available at following locations
    • PSL
      • Shell gas station at Tulip Blvd and Darwin Blvd
      • Parkway Elementary at Selvitz Road and Manville Dr
      • Publix at Prima Vista Crossing at US1 and Prima Vista Blvd
      • Speedway on US1 near Kitterman Rd
    • MC
      • Water and tarps available at Sailfish Splash Waterpark.
        • While supplies last
        • 8am to 4pm
  • Food

    • St Lucie Public Schools providing free breakfast and lunch for students today and tomorrow
      • 8am-9am, 11:30am-12:30pm
      • Students can go to any school
        • Bayshore Elementary
        • CA Moore Elementary
        • Northport K-8
        • Samuel S Gaines K-8
        • St Lucie Elementary
        • Village Green Elementary
        • Weatherbee Elementary
        • Windmill Point Elementary
    • BJ’s Wholesale has waived the membership fee
  • Gas
    • Gas is still hard to find. Use GasBuddy app to help find stations near you with gas, and find cheapest prices
  • Bridges
    • Bridges to North and South Hutchinson Island are open to everyone now, not just residents and business owners
    • Hobe Sound Bascule open to both vehicle and marine traffic
    • Old Roosevelt Drawbridge stuck in down position
      • Car traffic ok
      • Marine traffic not ok. Large boats cannot get through
  • Schools
    • Out this week
      • Martin
      • St Lucie
      • Indian River
      • Palm Beach County
      • IRSC
    • Out “indefinitely”
      • Okeechobee
  • Sailfish Splash
    • Park open to public through Friday, 10:30am to 5pm
    • $5.95 per day, free for season pass holders
  • Tree Giveaway
    • Keep Port St Lucie Beautiful tree giveaway cancelled
    • Scheduled for Saturday
    • No make up date has been confirmed
  • Volunteers needed
  • Jobs
    • CareerSource Research Coast St Lucie County Career Center in St Lucie West on University Blvd will open at 8am today
    • For residents who might need assistance with Emergency Unemployment or other services
  • Businesses
    • Local businesses impacted by Irma asked to complete Florida Virtual Business Mergency Operations Center Hurricane Irma survey.
  • Beaches
    • Water samples from testing done after Irma came back clean
      • Hobe Sound Beach
      • Hobe Sound Wildlife Refuge
      • Bathtub Beach
      • Stuart Beach
      • Jensen Beach
    • Beaches will be guarded once again starting today
  • Phone Numbers
    • Martin County Hotline: 772-287-1652
    • St Lucie County Hotline: 772-460-HELP
    • Price Gouging Hotline: 1-866-9-NO-SCAM
  • Websites
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