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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 maintains landscapes along the public rights-of-way of Miami-Dade County and also provides a mosquito control program.
Intersection of Old Cutler Road and SW 136th Street Pilot Test
Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works has designed a pilot project to temporarily restrict northbound left turns at the intersection of Old Cutler Road and SW 136th Street.
The scope of work includes the installation of barricades, pavement markings and signage to prevent vehicular traffic from making a left turn onto SW 136th Street when traveling northbound on Old Cutler Road. The pilot test is anticipated to commence on January 31, 2017 and will continue for a period of no more than 90 days if there are no unforeseen conditions.
Venetian Causeway Permanently Reopened
The Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW)permanently reopened the East Bascule Bridge on the Venetian Causeway on December 28, 2016.
In November, the bridge was closed to pedestrian, cycling, and vehicular traffic due to necessary maintenance and repairs. A little over six weeks later, DTPW has completed the necessary rehabilitation work in a timely manner and will reopen the bridge ahead of schedule on December 28, 2016.
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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