With the First Coast dodging a bullet with Hurricane Dorian, Nassau County and the Port of Fernandina believe they are well-positioned to help relief efforts in the Bahamas.
With Hurricane Dorian looking to be less of a threat to South Florida, on Tuesday and Wednesday, Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise reopened three service plazas that is closed for safety concerns.
“State officials say most - if not all - Florida gas stations have gasoline again. Late last week, Floridians swarmed the pumps, topping off their tanks and filling gas cans in preparation for Hurricane Dorian. The surge in demand left many gas stations on empty, but it appears things have stabilized,” AAA noted on Tuesday morning.
Even as the Sunshine State gets ready to wrap summer up over the Labor Day weekend, Florida is keeping an eye on Hurricane Dorian which is expected to hit the eastern U.S. sometime in the days to come.
Florida drivers looking to wrap up the summer on the road over Labor Day weekend should expect low prices at gas pumps across the Sunshine State.
This week, the Jacksonville Port Authority (JaxPort) was voted as the top port in the nation for customer satisfaction and performance excellence by readers of Logistics Management magazine.
Gas prices in Florida continued to drop in the middle of August though not as dramatically as they had in recent weeks, according to a new report from AAA.
With the new school year starting across most parts of Florida this week, gas prices continue to decline in the Sunshine State--though two prominent university towns have some of the most expensive gasoline in the state.
Some analysts say the program could cost the U.S. economy $93 trillion.
The designation, which U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao announced last week, also opens the door to more federal funds for the port which handled almost 300,000 tons of cargo last year with that number expected to be doubled this year.