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Miami Avenue Bridge Improvement Project

The Miami Avenue Bridge improvement project is located on South Miami Avenue over the Miami River. Bridge improvement activities include the repair and replacement of bridge structures and electrical components and the installation of new navigation lighting. The bridge rehabilitation project will improve the lifespan and condition of the bridge.

Road closures and detours associated with the project began March 24, 2014. The project is expected to last one year across two phases.

Phase II of the project is scheduled to begin October 30, 2014.

Construction activities will occur Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. The contractor may conduct some construction activities on weekends and at night with prior approval from the County.

Phase I - Northbound Construction

Northbound Vehicular Detour
Vehicular traffic on South Miami Avenue is detoured at SE 8th Street going east and into Brickell Avenue, proceeding north and onto Biscayne Boulevard Way. From there, it continues on to Biscayne Boulevard heading north, turning left into SE 2nd Street heading west and then turning into northbound South Miami Avenue.

Alternatively, northbound traffic is detoured at SE/SW 7th Street going west to SW 2nd Avenue and then proceeding north along SW 2nd Ave.

Southbound Vehicular Detour
Vehicular traffic on South Miami Avenue will be using the existing southbound lane throughout Phase I.  

Northbound Pedestrian Detour
Pedestrian traffic on South Miami Avenue is detoured at SW 7th Street by placing Sidewalk Closed Ahead / Cross Here signs to guide pedestrians to the southbound sidewalk of South Miami Avenue, and then detour to the southbound bridge sidewalk heading north.

Southbound Pedestrian Detour
Pedestrian traffic on South Miami Avenue is detoured at SW 3rd Street and is using the existing southbound sidewalk throughout Phase I.

Phase II - Southbound Construction

Northbound Vehicular Detour
Northbound vehicular traffic along South Miami Avenue will be routed through the newly-constructed northbound lane throughout this phase.

Southbound Vehicular Detour
Vehicular traffic on South Miami Avenue will be detoured at SW 2nd and SW 3rd Street west to SW 2nd Ave. From there, it will continue south to SW 7th and SW 8th Street going east onto South Miami Avenue.

Southbound Pedestrian Detour
Pedestrian traffic on South Miami Avenue will be detoured at SW 3rd Street and will be using the newly-constructed northbound bridge throughout Phase II.

Northbound Pedestrian Detour
Pedestrian traffic on South Miami Avenue will be detoured at South Miami Avenue by placing Sidewalk Closed Ahead / Cross Here signs to guide pedestrians to the northbound sidewalk of South Miami Avenue.

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