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For Immediate Release:
July 12, 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 lane closures are necessary in order to perform this activity. Look for detour signs guiding motorists to use alternate routes.

Temporary lane closures on eastbound SR 112/Airport Expressway
Starting Wednesday, July 13, through Tuesday, July 19, traffic will be reduced to one lane on eastbound SR 112 between NW 27th Avenue and NW 42nd Avenue (LeJeune Road) from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.  All lanes will reopen at 5:30 a.m. each morning.

Temporary lane closures on westbound SR 112/Airport Expressway
Starting Wednesday, July 20, through Tuesday, August 2, traffic will be reduced to one lane on westbound SR 112 between NW 27th Avenue and NW 42nd Avenue (LeJeune Road) from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.  All lanes will reopen at 5:30 a.m. each morning.

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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