Ultra Music Festival extends hours in downtown Miami to make up for time lost

The Ultra Music Festival’s beat of electronic dance music went on longer on its second night after the first night ended early because of stormy weather.

UMF organizers expected about 55,000 EDM fans to take over Bayfront Park. Miami police officers closed a section of Biscayne Boulevard in both directions starting Thursday night.

The festival’s lineup included Swiss DJs Adrian Shala and Adrian Schweizer, better known as Adriatique; Scottish DJ Calvin Harris, French DJ David Guetta, and English DJ Alexander “Elderbrook” Kotz.

The list of Dutch DJs included Nick “Afrojack” van de Wall and Armin van Buuren. The list of Swedish DJs included Eric Prydz and Adam Beyer. The few women performing included Belgian DJ Amelie Lens, Russian DJ Nina Kraviz, and Swiss-South African DJ Daniela “Nora En Pure” Di Lillo.’

Chief Manuel Morales said on Wednesday that his teams were ready to work in and around the area.

“We search everybody as they’re coming in to make sure there are no weapons or illegal items,” Morales said adding, “We have undercover officers inside, not only looking for individuals looking to prey on victims — but any type of suspicious individuals.”

The festival opens from noon to 10 p.m. on Sunday. For more information about UMF, visit his page.

Traffic alert

Police officers plan to close an area of Biscayne Boulevard until 7 a.m., on Monday.

Officers plan to re-route Biscayne Boulevard’s northbound traffic to the southbound lanes from Southeast First Street to Northeast Fourth Street.

Officers plan to re-route Biscayne Boulevard’s southbound traffic westbound at Northeast Sixth Street to Second Avenue and North Miami Avenue.

Police officers will not block access to PortMiami at Northeast Fifth Street and ask drivers to use the Port’s tunnel on Interstate 395.

For more information about the traffic flow changes, call 786-767-7272.

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