In anticipation of the high number of visitors expected to flock to South Beach Memorial Day weekend, Miami Beach police officers will be making several changes to the traffic in the area.
The changes are to ensure the safety of the residents and visitors, the police department said.
Some of the measures include a complete road closure of Ocean Drive from 5th Street though 15th Street 7 p.m. Friday through 7 a.m. Tuesday.
A traffic loop, with only northbound traffic on Collins Avenue and only southbound traffic on Washington Avenue, will be activated Friday through Sunday. Proof of residency will also be required to enter several residential areas.
Police said they will also have a DUI checkpoint Friday night through Saturday morning and enforcement the remainder of the weekend.