To facilitate evacuations, the state has suspended tolls on many major traffic routes. Around Tampa Bay, that created free rides on the Sunshine Skyway, the Suncoast Parkway, the Selmon Crosstown Expressway and Veterans Expressway and the Pinellas Bayway.
Here is a list of closings and cancellations due to Jeanne.
+ Today's auditions for Miami City Ballet at Ruth Eckerd Hall have been rescheduled for Monday. For information, call Maureen Gibson, STEPS School of Dance, (727) 734-7121 or Ruth Eckerd Hall Registrar's (727) 712-2706.
+ The city of Tampa's Festival Caliente scheduled for today at Al Lopez Park has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled.
+ Showplace Dinner Theater in Hudson has canceled today's 3 p.m. matinee and rescheduled two shows for 1:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday. Call 863-7949 or 1-888-655-7469.
+ Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center and the ticket office are closed today. Today'safternoon performance of Sesame Street and Jonah-A Whale of a Tale is canceled but refunds are available via the same method of payment that tickets were purchased. For information, call (813) 229-STAR (7827) or check www.tbpac.org.
+ Grand Opening of Harbor Hall dedication of the Rheba Sutton White Chapel in Palm Harbor at 1 p.m. today is canceled. Call (727) 787-4700 for information.
+ All University of South Florida campuses will be closed today. Only essential personnel will be allowed on campus.
+ Lowry Park Zoo will remain closed today. For information, call (813) 935-8552 or www.lowryparkzoo.com.
+ The Department of Children and Families in Inverness will postpone the Emergency Food Stamp Project scheduled Tuesday through Saturday. The project is rescheduled for Oct. 5-9. The hours are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 7 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday. The service center is at 2315 U.S. 41 N. Call Lisa Mayrose at 860-5000 or 860-5080.
+ Hillsborough County's Community Clean-up scheduled for today in the Nuccio West area has been canceled. Participants are asked to secure items that were set out for collection until the next community cleanup date is determined. Door hangers will be delivered to notify residents of the new date. For information, call the Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management Department at 272-5680.
+ Autumn Gathering Arts & Crafts Show at the Coliseum from 9-4 p.m. in St. Petersburg has been canceled. Not yet rescheduled.
+ Today's Devil Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays game is canceled.
+ www.petfriendlyhotelsandtravel.com or call 1-800-FLHELP1 (1-800-354-3571)
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
+ 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
+ TTY: 1-800-462-7585
FLORIDA EMERGENCY INFORMATION 24-HOUR HOTLINE
+ 1-800-342-3557 or
PINELLAS COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
+ Voice: (727) 464-3800
+ Fax: (727) 464-4024
+ TDD: (727) 464-4431
PINELLAS COUNTY EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER AND CITIZEN INFORMATION CENTER
+ (727) 464-4333
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
+ For flood plain information: 1-800-423-1476 or www.watermatters.org
+ Belleair: 588-4623
+ Belleair Beach: 595-1117
+ Belleair Bluffs: 584-8392
+ Belleair Shore: 595-1117
+ Clearwater: 562-4334
+ Dunedin: 298-3102
+ Gulfport: 893-1062
+ Indian Rocks Beach: 595-1117
+ Indian Shores: 595-1117
+ Kenneth City: 526-5650
+ Largo: 587-6714
+ Lealman: 526-5650
+ Madeira Beach: 391-3400
+ North Redington Beach: 595-1117
+ Oldsmar: (813) 855-1059
+ Pinellas Park: 541-0712
+ Redington Beach: 391-3400
+ Redington Shores: 595-1117
+ Safety Harbor: 724-1520
+ St. Pete Beach: 363-9206
+ St. Petersburg: 893-7691
+ Seminole: 393-8711
+ South Pasadena: 344-1666
+ Treasure Island: 547-4590
+ Belleair: 588-3783
+ Belleair Beach: 595-4646
+ Belleair Bluffs: 582-6200+
+ Belleair Shore: 595-4646
+ Clearwater: 562-4420
+ Dunedin: 582-6200+
+ Gulfport: 893-1030
+ Indian Rocks Beach: 582-6200+
+ Indian Shores: 595-5417
+ Kenneth City: 544-2564
+ Largo: 587-6730
+ Lealman: 582-6200+
+ Madeira Beach: 582-6200+
+ North Redington Beach: 582-6200+
+ Oldsmar: 582-6200+
+ Pinellas Park: 541-0758
+ Redington Beach: 582-6200+
+ Redington Shores: 595-5414
+ Safety Harbor: 582-6200+
+ St. Pete Beach: 363-9200
+ St. Petersburg: 893-7780
+ Seminole: 393-8711
+ South Pasadena: 582-6200 +
+ Treasure Island: 547-4595
+ patroled by Pinellas County Sheriff's office
Pinellas County Utilities Administration Building
+ Offices: (727) 464-3251
+ Customer Service: (727) 464-4000
+ Street lights: 464-8860
+ Engineering: (727) 464-3251
+ Highway and drainage maintenance: (727) 464-8900
+ Mosquito Control: (727) 464-7503
+ Pinellas County Building Department: (727) 464-3241
+ Sunstar EMS: 530-1234
+ Pinellas County Water Department: 464-4000, TDD 464-3718.
+ Clearwater utilities: water, sewer, gas, trash 562-4600
+ Clearwater street and drainage maintenance: 562-4950
+ Largo public works: 587-6760
+ Madeira Beach public works: 391-1611
+ Oldsmar public works: (813) 855-5257
+ Pinellas Park public works: 541-0767
+ Safety Harbor public works: 724-1550
+ St. Petersburg, water and sewer: 893-7761, garbage 893-7334
+ Verizon residential repair: 1-800-483-1000
+ Progress Energy: outage 1-800-228-8485. Will also have recorded updates on progress of restoring electricity.
PRICE GOUGING HOTLINE
+ Attorney General Charlie Crist 1-800-646-0444
+ Edward White: 323-1111
+ Largo Medical Center: 588-5200
+ Morton Plant: 462-7000
+ Northside Hospital: 521-4411
+ Palms of Pasadena: Closed.
+ St. Anthony's: 825-1100
+ St. Petersburg Hospital: 384-1414
+ Sun Coast Hospital: 581-9474
+ Tampa General Hospital: (813) 844-7000