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The Miami-Dade County Emergency Operations Center has been activated and is closely monitoring Erika. For any updates about County facilities and services, please visit: http://www.miamidade.gov/emergency
NOTICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS:
Information about mosquito control and our garbage, trash and recycling services can now be found on the new Department of Solid Waste Management website.
Information about flood protection can be found on the Regulatory and Economic Resources website.
The new Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) has been created to improve the sustainability of our transportation networks as part of a wider goal of creating more vibrant, livable, sustainable cities and improving the quality of life for our residents.
DTPW will include the functions of Miami-Dade Transit, along with the County Engineer, Traffic Operations, Construction and Maintenance, and Highway Planning, as well as the Passenger Transportation Regulation function from the Regulatory and Economic Resources Department.
Venetian Causeway project underway; west bridge closed to traffic
NOTICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS:
Please be advised that GLF, the contractor working on the West Venetian Bascule Bridge Rehabilitation Project, will be placing concrete on the bridge deck on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m., weather permitting. This work must be done when temperatures and winds are low. The date and time identified for the work are optimal for getting it done quickly and efficiently with minimal impact to the community.
Residents living near the construction area may experience noise from the equipment and see bright lights during the hours of this construction activity. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience you may experience. Please direct inquiries to PWWM@miamidade.gov or call 305-514-6653.
The demolition and replacement of the Venetian Causeway's west bascule bridge requires the closure of the bridge to vehicular, cycling and pedestrian traffic. Work started June 1, and is anticipated to be substantially completed at the end of February 2016. Anyone traveling to and from Miami Beach should use the MacArthur or Julia Tuttle Causeways.
The east bascule bridge is closed to marine traffic to ensure vehicular traffic will be able to access and depart from the Venetian Causeway.
- See the project postcard
Miami Avenue Bridge Re-Opens
The Miami Avenue Bridge has re-opened. The bridge now features a bicycle-friendly surface grating, among other improvements.
SunPass comes to Rickenbacker, Venetian Causeways
All tolls on the Rickenbacker and Venetian Causeways are now collected electronically via SunPass. C-Pass transponders or cash are no longer accepted.
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