Florida Highway Patrol troopers redirect traffic at the intersection of Southwest 344th Street and U.S. 1 in Homestead on Sept. 11, 2017, the day after Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys. On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the roads will be open to all vehicular traffic, although some neighborhoods are off-limits to everyone except residents with an ID.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers redirect traffic at the intersection of Southwest 344th Street and U.S. 1 in Homestead on Sept. 11, 2017, the day after Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys. On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the roads will be open to all vehicular traffic, although some neighborhoods are off-limits to everyone except residents with an ID. PEDRO PORTAL pportal@miamiherald.com
Florida Highway Patrol troopers redirect traffic at the intersection of Southwest 344th Street and U.S. 1 in Homestead on Sept. 11, 2017, the day after Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys. On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the roads will be open to all vehicular traffic, although some neighborhoods are off-limits to everyone except residents with an ID. PEDRO PORTAL pportal@miamiherald.com

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