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.
Stop signs to be removed
- On November 20th, 2018 the Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) will start the process of removing the existing stop signs for north-south directions and install new stop signs for east-west directions at the intersection of NW 5 Avenue and NW 189 Terrace.
- On November 27th, 2018 Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works will start the process of removing the existing stop signs at NW 8 Avenue and NW 115 Street in the north-south directions and install new stop signs for the east-west directions.
This process will take approximately two months to complete.
The Underline breaks ground this week
On Thursday, Nov. 1, Miami-Dade County and Friends of The Underline will break ground on the first phase of The Underline - The Brickell Backyard.
The Brickell Backyard consists of a half-mile long segment below Metrorail that extends from the Brickell Metrorail station to the Miami River. It will have many amenities, including a gym, basketball court, performance spaces, outdoor dining, dog parks and more.
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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