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For Immediate Release:
October 24, 2013
Media Contact:
Gayle Love

Frank Calderon

Public Works and Waste Management traffic advisory for the Bear Cut Bridge and West Bridge on the Rickenbacker Causeway

(MIAMI, October 24, 2013) – Beginning Thursday, October 24, 2013, nightly lane closures for the Bear Cut Bridge Project will change to 8 p.m. and will be in place through 6 a.m.  During this time, there will be one traffic lane in each direction the entire length of the Bear Cut Bridge.  These lane closures will occur every night through March 2014. 

Additionally, on October 25, 2013, the path for bikes and pedestrians located on the west side underneath the West Bridge of the Rickenbacker Causeway will be closed to the public until February 2014. 

Demolition of the West Bridge will begin on October 25, 2013.  Pedestrian and bike traffic will be detoured to the crosswalks at the Brickell Avenue/Rickenbacker Causeway intersection.

For updates on the Bear Cut Bridge and West Bridge construction activities, visit the project website at or call 3-1-1, the County’s Answer Center.