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For Immediate Release:
May 30, 2012
Media Contact:
Gigi Bolt


Road closures for natural gas line hydrotesting will not affect NW Miami-Dade residents

Testing to occur on Thursday, May 31 from midnight to 4 a.m.

Commissioner Esteban Bovo, Jr. is informing residents living in Northwest Miami-Dade that the Florida Gas Transmission Company will be conducting a natural gas pipeline test early Thursday morning. Starting on May 31, 2012 from midnight to 4 a.m., the company will be closing roads to test 2.2 miles of pipeline using water (hydrotest).

The following closures will occur:

West 20 Avenue
From: West 39 Street (NW 91 Terrace)
To: Okeechobee Road (US 27)

Hialeah Expressway (SR 934)
From: NW 69 Avenue
To: Milam Dairy Road (NW 72 Avenue / SR 969)

NW 74 Street
From: Milam Dairy Road
To: NW 74 Avenue

Milam Dairy Road – Northbound
From: NW 62 Street
To: NW 74 Street

Milam Dairy Road – Southbound
From: NW 74 Street
To: Hialeah Expressway

NW 74 Avenue
From: NW 74 Street
To: Hialeah Expressway

Although the testing is currently scheduled for one night, a second night of testing may be necessary if the test does not pass the first night.  For more information about the test, please contact Mr. Terry Coleman at 1-800-381-1477 or visit