Photo: Damaged & Invasive Trees Being Cleared On Julia Tuttle Causeway (Updated)

Over the past few days, crews have been clearing away trees that line the Julia Tuttle Causeway.

According to Miami Beach spokesperson Melissa Berthier, the city is removing vegetation impacted by Hurricane Irma and will be finished this week. The city of Miami is doing the same on their half of the causeway, she said.

FDOT spokesperson Tish Burgher also confirmed that trees damaged by Hurricane Irma were being removed. In addition, they will soon begin removing invasive and exotic trees from this area, she said.