The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Operating Administrations are actively monitoring Hurricane Dorian and its impact. The Department has issued emergency declarations to remove restrictions in order to hasten the delivery of emergency equipment and supplies to impacted regions. All of the Department’s Administrations are poised to support Puerto Rico, USVI, Florida and parts of the southeastern United States.
For general emergency information from USDOT:
- The USDOT emergency website assists public and private sector transportation stakeholders in providing transportation and regulatory relief information during emergency situations.
- The Federal Aviation Administration hurricane preparedness website provides safety tips and resources for the general public, commercial and general aviation pilots, and drone operators.
- The Federal Transit Administration hurricane and natural response website provides emergency regulatory relief and reimbursement information for transit agencies affected by a hurricane.
For information and resources available from USDOT pertaining to Hurricane Dorian:
- Federal Aviation Administration: Flight Delay Information from the Air Traffic Control System Command Center
- Federal Highway Administration: National Traffic and Road Closure Information
- Federal Railroad Administration: Emergency Declaration for Railroad Operations
- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration: Emergency Declarations, Waivers, Exemptions and Permits
- Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration: PHMSA Takes Action to Assist with Hurricane Dorian Preparedness and Response Efforts
- Bureau of Transportation Statistics: Hurricane Affected Infrastructure Map
For more information, please visit the following websites:
- Visit Ready.gov or Listo.gov to learn preparedness tips for hurricanes and severe weather events.
- Download the FEMA app (in English or Spanish) for directions to open shelters, a customizable checklist of emergency supplies, disaster survival tips, and weather alerts from the National Weather Service.