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  • 07 Sep 2017 1:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Governor Deal has issued an executive order for mandatory evacuations of the Georgia coastal areas beginning at 0800 Saturday morning.  

     In addition, the order states contraflow of I-16 will also begin at 0800 Saturday morning. Everyone is encouraged to monitor the below websites for the latest information and GMTA will continue to bring this information to our members as well! 

     GDOT has advised I-75 and I-95 lanes will remain as normal.  Shoulders should remain clear to assist first responders attempting to respond to emergency situations.

    •  Click here for the expanded Executive order issued by Gov. Deal
    • Click here for the National Hurricane Center Website
    • Click here for the National Weather Service Website
  • 07 Sep 2017 1:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    In accordance with the provisions of 49 CFR § 390.23, the Field Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Western Service Center and Regional Field Administrators for FMCSA's Southern Service Center, Eastern Service Center and Midwestern Service Center, hereby declare that an emergency exists that warrants issuance of a Regional Emergency Declaration and an exemption from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs ), except as otherwise restricted by this Emergency Declaration. Such emergency is in response to anticipated fuel shortages due to refmery delays and interruption of delivery through pipelines as a result of daril.age from Tropical Storm Harvey. Affected States and jurisdictions included in this Emergency Declaration are: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia. 

    View Declaration Here

  • 07 Sep 2017 1:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A disaster of any size could have an impact on your business. Taking the steps to build a business disaster plan and encourage your employees to create a family emergency plan can reduce the impact on your business. It is important to consider how a disaster could affect your employees, customers and workplace. How would you manage your business if access to the workplace is limited by road closures, streets are impassable, or communication is limited? 


  • 07 Sep 2017 12:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Please see the attached information on Hurricane Irma.

     This update is provided to you by ESF18: Business, Industry and Economic Stabilization

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