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Polk County suspends bus service ahead of Hurricane Dorian's landfall

It's unclear when busing will resume.
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Passengers board a Citrus Connection bus in Lakeland.

UPDATE: Citrus Connection will resume regular fixed-route weekday and full paratransit service on Tuesday.

Original Story:

Fixed route transit services are being suspended in Polk County ahead of Hurricane Dorian's anticipated landfall in Florida.

Citrus Connection, which provides bus service, will stop driving its fixed routes at the close of business on Friday. And, there's no word yet on when service will begin again.

"Citrus Connection operators will be dedicated to addressing medical needs of Citrus Connection clients for dialysis appointments and other critical medical treatments," a spokesperson for the organization said.

For more information, call the Regional Mobility Call Center at (863) 534-5500.

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