Just more than a month after Hurricane Irma ripped through the state of Florida, Miami-Dade County is nearing the end of clearing the 3 million cubic yards of debris generated by the storm.
County officials estimated that they have cleared 2.6 million of the 3 million tons.
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"The process does take time, we always ask people to be patient, we really do encourage their patience and appreciate their patience," Love said.
Communities with private roads must execute a Right of Entry agreement that will allow Miami-Dade County or its contractors to enter communities with private roads and begin debris removal.
This process costs about $130 million, but they will eventually be reimbursed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
In the next two or three weeks, the county says they will begin a second pass back through the entire county to collect whatever is left over.