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For Immediate Release:
April 26, 2012

Media Contact:
Delfin A. Molins
delfin@miamidade.gov
305-375-1682
305-781-1430



Week of April 30, 2012 through May 7,2012

Roadway Construction Report Drive Safely!


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
 

Sepcial Events:

  • No Special Events are planned for the Rickenbacker or Venetian Causeways for this week.

Railroad Crossing Closures:

  • No Railroad crossing rehabilitation is planned for this week.

Roadway Construction/Closure Activies:

  • SW 27th Avenue from South Bayshore Drive to Tigertail Avenue and from US-1 to SW 28th Terrace; Project No. 20100517: Work under this project shall include, but is not limited to, the following: Furnishing all supervision, labor, materials, equipment and tools and performing all operations necessary for the construction and installation of drainage structures, curb and gutters, sidewalk and traffic separator; also tree relocations, tree planting and tree removal and disposal. Construction is anticipated to be completed by May 31, 2012.  At this time, no mainline road closing foreseen, motorists are advised to seek alternate route or follow posted maintenance of traffic (MOT) signs or detour route.
  • SW 47th Terrace from SW 109th Court to SW 108th Avenue; Project No. 20110120:  This project will provide ADA accommodations to the existing bridge with a steel attached pedestrian/bicycle facility and construction of the approaches.  The Work entails all of the bridge elements and pertinent appurtenances such as bridge supports, approach slabs, sidewalks, drainage, retaining walls, Canal slope protection, guardrails, as well as all of the necessary preparation, transportation and erection of these bridges. Construction is anticipated to be completed by August 31, 2012. Motorists are advised to seek alternate route or follow posted maintenance of traffic (MOT) signs or detour route.
  • Commodore Trail Bikeway Improvements From SW 42nd Avenue (South LeJuene Road) to Aviation Avenue, Project No. 20090229: Work includes but is not limited to construct a bicycle/pedestrian shared-use bridge over the Coral Gables waterway, resurfacing of the existing trail, widening portions of the trail to meet current design standards, construction of appropriate bicycle facility compliant curb ramps, pavement markings, and improved wayfinding signage, landscape and street lighting. Construction is anticipated to be completed by December 31, 2012. No mainline road closing foreseen, therefore no alternate route is necessary.
  • Old Cutler Road from SW 88th Street (Kendall Drive) to SW 57th Avenue (Red Road); Project No. 20110063:  The scope of work consists of, but is not limited to, the following: adjustment of valve boxes and manholes; milling and resurfacing; and pavement markings. Construction is anticipated to be completed by June 30, 2012.  Mainline Closure: This is a moving operation and temporary lane closures will impact traffic at times.  Detour: Motorists are advised to seek alternate route or follow posted maintenance of traffic (MOT) signs or detour route.
  • Caribbean Boulevard from SW 110 Court and Busway; Project No. 20100669: The Work under this Contract includes, but not limited to reconstructing the existing four (4) lane roadway to proper lane widths, drainage curb and gutter, pedestrian ramps,  pavement marking and signings, decorative roadway lighting and brick pavers.  The Contractor continues with the construction of the ex-filtration drainage at westbound leg of Caribbean Boulevard, the eastbound leg is open to traffic one lane one way basis.  Construction is anticipated to be completed by May 31, 2012. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes or follow maintenance of traffic (MOT) signs or detour signs.
  • SW 157th Avenue from SW 288th Street to SW 296th Street; Project No. 20100725: The scope of work consists of, but is not limited to, the following: adjustment of valve boxes and manholes; milling and resurfacing; and pavement markings. Construction is anticipated to be completed by May 31, 2012.  Mainline Closure: This is a moving operation and temporary lane closures will impact traffic at times.  Detour: Motorists are advised to seek alternate route or follow posted maintenance of traffic (MOT) signs or detour route.
  • SW 184th Street from SW 137th Avenue to SW 147th Avenue; Project No. 20100394:  This roadway improvement project includes the constructing of a five lane roadway including center turn lane, sidewalk, curb and gutter, continuous storm drainage system, roadway lighting, signage, traffic signalization, 24-inch and 16-inch water mains, and 24-inch force main.  Construction is anticipated to be completed by September 30, 2012.  Mainline Closure:  Motorists are advised to expect delays, seek alternate routes or follow maintenance of traffic (MOT) signs or detour route.
  • SW 216th Street from the Florida's Turnpike to SW 112th Avenue; Project No. 20110036: The scope of work consists of, but is not limited to, the following: adjustment of valve boxes and manholes; milling and resurfacing; and pavement markings. Construction is anticipated to be completed by May 31, 2012.  Mainline Closure: This is a moving operation and temporary lane closures will impact traffic at times.  Detour: Motorists are advised to seek alternate route or follow posted maintenance of traffic (MOT) signs or detour route.
  • SW 312th Street from SW 157th Avenue to SW 167th Avenue and US-1; Project No. 20110089: The scope of work consists of, but is not limited to, the following: adjustment of valve boxes and manholes; milling and resurfacing; and pavement markings. Construction is anticipated to be completed by June 30, 2012.  Mainline Closure: This is a moving operation and temporary lane closures will impact traffic at times.  Detour: Motorists are advised to seek alternate route or follow posted maintenance of traffic (MOT) signs or detour route.
  • Removal of Fishing Catwalks at Rickenbacker Causeway Bear Cut Bridge; Project No. 20110137:  Work includes but is not limited to the complete demolition, removal and appropriate disposal of the existing Catwalk adjacent to the Bear Cut Bridge on the Rickenbacker Causeway. The work includes the removal of all of the Catwalk elements and attached appurtenances such as pipes, fencing, etc. as well as the preparation, transportation and disposal of demolition materials off site.  Construction is anticipated to be completed by June 30, 2012. Mainline Closure:  Motorists are advised to expect delays, seek alternate routes or follow maintenance of traffic (MOT) signs or detour route.
  • Venetian Causeway Streetscape Improvement Project; Project No. 20100522:  The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, roadway improvements, sidewalks, curb & gutter, raised landscape median, continuous bike lanes, parallel parking, drainage improvements, pavement markings & signing, traffic signalization, decorative roadway lighting, island entry signs and tree planting. No mainline road closing are foreseen, therefore no alternate route is necessary. Construction is anticipated to be completed by July 31, 2012. 
  • NE 12th Avenue and Ives Dairy Road; Project No. 20110036: The scope of work consists of, but is not limited to, the following: adjustment of valve boxes and manholes; milling and resurfacing; and pavement markings. Construction is anticipated to be completed by May 31, 2012.  Mainline Closure: This is a moving operation and temporary lane closures will impact traffic at times.  Detour: Motorists are advised to seek alternate route or follow posted maintenance of traffic (MOT) signs or detour route.
  • NW 17 Avenue between NW 28 Street and NW 35 Street; Project No. 20090314: Work under this Contract shall include, but is not limited to, the following: Furnishing all supervision, labor, materials, equipment and tools and performing all operations necessary for the construction of curb ramps. Construction is anticipated to be completed by May 31, 2012.
  • NW 82nd Street from West Flagler to NW 3rd Avenue; Project No. 20110002: This project will to improve the drainage in the area which has been documented by flooding in this vicinity.  This work includes the construction and installation of drainage structures, exfiltration drains, miscellaneous drainage improvements, grading, sodding and miscellaneous roadway restoration including curb and gutter, and sidewalks as needed. Construction is anticipated to be completed by May 31, 2012.  No mainline road closing are foreseen, therefore no alternate route is necessary.
  • NW 138th Street Bridge over the Miami River Canal from NW 113 Avenue to Okeechobee Road; Project No. 20090024: The scope of work consists of, but not limited to, furnishing all supervision, labor, materials, equipment, tools.  The project consists of replacing the existing bridge with a new and wider bridge; turn lane improvements and replace existing signal at the intersection of Okeechobee Road and NW 138 Street. Work also includes a striped median with a center left turn lane, sidewalks, a continuous storm drainage system, roadway lighting, signalization, pavement markings and signage. Construction is anticipated to be completed by May 31, 2012. Mainline Closure: The bridge will be closed for the duration of the construction.  Detour: Motorists are advised to seek alternate route or follow posted maintenance of traffic (MOT) signs or detour route.

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The above information is subject to change if the contractor's schedule is altered due to unexpected circumstances.


 

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