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For Immediate Release:
May 05, 2011

Media Contact:
Karla Damian
kdamian@miamidade.gov
786-469-5420



Special traffic advisory on construction of Miami-Dade Transit's AirportLink Metrorail extension


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Miami-Dade Transit is currently constructing the AirportLink.  The following road and lane closures are necessary in order to perform this activity. Look for detour signs guiding motorists to use alternate routes.

Temporary lane closures on westbound SR 112/Airport Expressway:
Starting Friday, May 6, 2011 through Friday, May 20, 2011, traffic will be reduced to one lane on westbound SR 112 between entrance ramp from NW 22nd Avenue and exit ramp to NW 27th Avenue from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.  All lanes will reopen at 5:30 a.m. each morning.

Nighttime closures of the NW 27th Avenue entrance ramp to westbound SR 112/ Airport Expressway:
Starting Tuesday, May 10, 2011, through Tuesday, May 24, 2011, the NW 27th Avenue entrance ramp to westbound SR 112 will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.  The entrance ramp will reopen every morning at 5:30 a.m.  Motorists wishing to access westbound SR 112 from NW 27th Avenue will need to turn east on NW 46th Street and south on NW 22nd Avenue, or turn east on NW 36th Street and north on NW 22nd Avenue, to take the NW 22nd Avenue entrance ramp to westbound SR 112.

Nighttime closure of the westbound SR 112/Airport Expressway exit ramp to NW 27th Avenue:
On Tuesday, May 10, 2011, through Tuesday, May 24, 2011, the westbound SR 112 exit ramp to NW 27th Avenue will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.  The entrance ramp will reopen each morning at 5:30 a.m. Motorists wishing to access NW 27th Avenue from westbound SR 112 will be directed to exit at NW 22nd Avenue, continue north on NW 22nd Avenue, then turn west on NW 41st Street to reach NW 27th Avenue.

The above information is subject to change if the contractor's schedule is altered due to unforeseen circumstances.  For more information, please refer to the contact name listed above.

The AirportLink project is a 2.4-mile elevated Metrorail extension from the existing Earlington Heights Metrorail Station to the MIC next to Miami International Airport. This vital project will provide a reliable Metrorail connection to the airport for the millions of residents, visitors and employees who travel to and from MIA every year. The project also will provide a boost to the local economy by creating jobs and facilitating work-related travel and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.


 

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