As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.
Transportation and Public Works
The Department engineers, constructs and maintains the County's roads, bridges, canals, sidewalks, street signs, pavement markings, traffic signals, street lights and stormwater drainage facilities. It also maintains landscapes along the public rights-of-way of Miami-Dade County.
Don’t Blow It, Bag It!
The summer season usually brings an increased chance of street flooding during heavy downpours in South Florida. What many residents may not be aware of is that some street flooding can be avoided or minimized, by making sure that storm drains are clear of grass clippings, leaves and other debris.
The Department of Transportation and Public Works unveiled the modernized Traffic Management Center
Located just west of the airport is Miami-Dade County’s Traffic Management Center (TMC) in August 2016. Fully equipped, the space houses the newest traffic management technologies. The latest updates to the 41-year-old Center are part of a $1.3 million project that took five months to complete.
The most striking renovation was the addition of a video wall made up of 14 screens that displays feeds from traffic monitoring cameras and other real-time information from programs and systems such as RITIS (Regional Integrated Transportation Information System) and KITS (Kimley-Horn Integrated Transportation System).
Historic Tamiami Canal Bridge Relocated to the Police Benevolent Association Park
On Sunday, April 3, 2016, work crews with the Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) will relocate the historic Tamiami Canal swing bridge.
To learn more, see the project fact sheet .
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