(MIAMI, October 19, 2012) – The Public Works and Waste Management Department will begin work on the second phase of the Rickenbacker Causeway Electronic Digital Speed Sign Project. Installation of eight digital speed signs is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 22, 2012, and should be completed by November 2, 2012, weather permitting.
The work will take place along the causeway beginning at the east end of the West Bridge up to the west end of the Bear Cut Bridge at the following locations (see PDF map attachment ):
A – Hobie Island north side, westbound before West Bridge
B – Hobie Island center median, westbound before West Bridge
C – Hobie Island center median, eastbound before Powell Bridge
D – Hobie Island south side, eastbound before Powell Bridge and turn around lane
E – Virginia Key north side, westbound before Powell Bridge
F – Virginia Key center median, westbound before Powell Bridge
G – Bear Cut Bridge, west end, eastbound lanes
H – Bear Cut Bridge, west end, center median, eastbound lanes
During the installation of the new signage, at least one traffic lane will remain open at all times. The timing of the work is being scheduled to avoid the rush hour periods; however, motorists may experience traffic delays.