Miami’s CBS News affiliate reports:
The Miami Beach City Commission has voted to extend the entertainment district curfew and causeway closures. Commissioners gathered virtually Sunday to vote on the extension of the emergency declaration issued Saturday as a response to the unruly spring break crowds on South Beach.
The nightly curfews for Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue, Washington Avenue and Espanola Way from 5 through 16 Streets last from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. As for keeping out incoming traffic, the Julia Tuttle, Venetian MacArthur Causeway will close nightly from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
While residents are exempt from the causeway shutdowns, many have complained they spent three to four hours in traffic after bridges were closed during the curfew. The curfew and causeway closures will be in effect Thursdays through Sundays through April 12th.
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— CBS4 Miami (@CBSMiami) March 21, 2021
Officials in Miami Beach on Sunday extended an emergency curfew for up to three weeks. The move came a day after South Beach descended into chaos, with the police struggling to control spring break crowds and making scores of arrests.https://t.co/7bHh67VYc9
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 22, 2021
The City of Miami Beach Updates State of Emergency Relating to the High Impact Period.
👉Eastbound Causeway Closures Begin at 10 p.m.
👉Delivery Services May Continue Past Midnight.
👉Curfew in Entertainment District Begins at 8 p.m.
— Miami Beach Police (@MiamiBeachPD) March 21, 2021