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Archive of Emergency Declarations 2016

Federal Emergency Declarations by Service Center

Southern Service Center

Description Effective Expired On
Regional Emergency Declaration Under the provisions of 49 CFR 390.23 from Parts 390 through 399 due to severe impacts to the southeast region of the United States resulting from Hurricane Matthew 11/4/2016 12/3/2016

Expired State Declarations

Alabama

Description Effective Expired On
State of Emergency due to the gas line explosion in Shelby County, Alabama; specifically for 49 CFR Part 395 as it relates to pipeline repair and transportation of fuel 10/31/2016 11/30/2016
Alabama Governor Issues Emergency Declaration due to Storms 6/17/2016 6/21/2016

Florida

Description Effective Expired On
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR: EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 16-230 (Emergency Management - Hurricane Matthew) 10/3/2016 10/10/2016
Florida Issues Emergency Order due to Tropical Depression #9 8/31/2016 10/30/2016
DIVISION OF FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL COMMERCIAL VEHICLE ENFORCEMENT Executive Order 16-205 Tropical Depression #9 8/31/2016 10/30/2016
FDOT BRIDGE RESTRICTIONS - APRIL 2016 8/31/2016 10/30/2016
Florida Department of Transportation TROPICAL DEPRESSION NUMBER 9 EMERGENCY ORDER (Pursuant to Executive Order No. 16-205) 8/31/2016 10/30/2016
STATE OF FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR EXECUTIVE ORDER (Emergency Management - Tropical Depression #9) 8/31/2016 10/30/2016
Emergency Road Use Permit 8/31/2016 10/30/2016
BRIDGE RESTRICTIONS 8/31/2016 10/30/2016
Florida Issues Emergency Declaration due to Tropical Storm Colin 6/6/2016 8/6/2016

Georgia

Description Effective Expired On
Declaration of State of Emergency due to the primary fuel pipeline incident resulting in a potential shortage of transportation fuel Suspension of Part 395 of Title 49 11/1/2016 11/15/2016
Declaring a State of Emergency in preparation for the effects of Hurricane Matthew 10/4/2016 10/11/2016
Executive Order Issued due to Temporary Shutdown of Fuel Pipeline 9/13/2016 9/17/2016
THE STATE OF GEORGIA EXECUTIVE ORDER Tropical Storm Hermine 9/1/2016 9/4/2016
State of Emergency Issued due to Second Round of Winter Storms 1/21/2016 1/24/2016

Iowa

Description Effective Expired On
Gov. Branstad signs formal disaster proclamation for 13 counties affected by flooding in Iowa 9/23/2016 10/22/2016

Kentucky

Description Effective Expired On
Declaration of State of Emergency in Kentucky due to the primary fuel pipeline incident resulting in a potential shortage of transportation fuel Suspension of Part 395 of Title 49 11/7/2016 11/22/2016
Declaration Of Emergency For Damage Caused By Hurricane Matthew Official Order N0. 110418 10/7/2016 11/7/2016
Declaration of Emergency and Exemption of Hours of Service Regulations Issued for Transport of Agricultural Products 1/22/2016 1/31/2016

Louisiana

Description Effective Expired On
Louisiana Declares State of Emergency due to Heavy Rain and Flooding 8/12/2016 9/10/2016

Maine

Description Effective Expired On
Governor Issues Emergency Proclamation for US-DOT FMCSA Hours of Service Waiver 2/10/2016 3/11/2016
Governor LePage Issues Proclamation Regarding Hours of Service Waiver 1/12/2016 2/11/2016

Michigan

Description Effective Expired On
Extension of Emergency Declaration Issued due to Ongoing Energy Emergency 7/12/2016 9/9/2016
Extension of State Declaration Issued for Michigan 6/13/2016 7/13/2016
State of Energy Emergency Waiver Issued Related to Transportation of Petroleum Products 5/24/2016 6/6/2016

Minnesota

Description Effective Expired On
Emergency Declared due to Severe Storms Impacting State 7/6/2016 8/6/2016

Missouri

Description Effective Expired On
Emergency Declaration Issued due to Current Winter Storm 2/24/2016 3/2/2016
Governor Nixon Declares a State of Emergency in Response to Widespread Floods 12/27/2015 1/27/2016

Montana

Description Effective Expired On
Governor Bullock suspends truckers hours of service due to harsh winter 12/28/2016 01/27/2017

New Mexico

Description Effective Expired On
Governor Issues Executive Order To Help Ensure Supply Of Propane After Massive Snowstorm 12/28/2015 1/28/2016

New York

Description Effective Expired On
Disaster Declaration Issued due to Nor’easter Impacting Region 1/23/2016 2/23/2016

North Carolina

Description Effective Expired On
AMENDED AND REISSUED - EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 108: TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGULATIONS TO ENSURE RESTORATION OF UTILITY SERVICES AND TRANSPORTING ESSENTIALS 10/3/2016 11/2/2016
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 108: TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGULATIONS TO ENSURE RESTORATION OF UTILITY SERVICES AND TRANSPORTING ESSENTIALS 10/3/2016 11/2/2016
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 101 - TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGULATIONS TO ENSURE ADEQUATE FUEL SUPPLIES AND PROHIBIT EXCESSIVE PRICING 9/16/2016 10/15/2016
DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA due to Tropical Storm Hermine EO 97 9/1/2016 TBD
TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGULATIONS EXECUTIVE ORDER 98 9/1/2016 10/1/2016
Executive Order Issued Temporarily Suspending Motor Vehicle Regulations 2/25/2016 3/25/2016
Temporary Suspension of Vehicle Regulations if Transporting Essentials during Winter Storm 1/20/2016 2/20/2016
State of Emergency Declared due to Upcoming Winter Storms 1/20/2016 2/20/2016

Oklahoma

Description Effective Expired On
Governor Fallin Declares State of Emergency due to Catastrophic Storms 12/28/2015 1/28/2016

Pennsylvania

Description Effective Expired On
Hours of Service Emergency Waiver Issued 11/26/2016 2/6/2016

South Carolina

Description Effective Expired On
Executive Order Number 2016-26 Waiving Weight and HOS Limitations During State of Emergency 10/4/2016 TBD
Executive Order Issued due to Temporary Shutdown of Fuel Pipeline 9/14/2016 9/21/2016
State of Declaration of Emergency Issued due to Winter Storm 1/21/2016 2/21/2016

Tennessee

Description Effective Expired On
ORDER DECLARING A STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENSURING THE UNINTERRUPTED SUPPLY OF FUEL 9/16/2016 9/23/2016
State of Emergency Declared to Ensure Uninterrupted Delivery of Food Supplies 1/21/2016 1/27/2016

Texas

Description Effective Expired On
Disaster Proclamation Issued For Texas Flooding 6/1/2016 7/1/2016

Virginia

Description Effective Expired On
Governor McAuliffe signs emergency order ahead of Matthew 10/6/2016 11/6/2016
DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA DUE TO HURRICANE HERMIN 9/2/2016 11/30/2016
State of Emergency Declared due to Severe Winter Storm Event 1/21/2016 3/1/2016

West Virginia

Description Effective Expired On
State of Waiver Approved for Transportation and Delivery of Propane 1/21/2016 2/21/2016

Wisconsin

Description Effective Expired On
Wisconsin Emergency Declaration Extended due to Ongoing Energy Emergency 7/7/2016 9/9/2016
State of Emergency Issued in Response to Flooding 7/12/2016 8/12/2016
Wisconsin Issues Extension of State Declaration Notice 6/7/2016 7/7/2016
Emergency Declaration Issued due to an Energy Emergency 5/6/2016 6/6/2016
Last updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2019