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For Immediate Release:
August 19, 2011

Media Contact:
Karla Damian

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 closure is necessary in order to perform this activity. Look for detour signs guiding motorists to use alternate routes.

Full 24-hour road closure of NW 38 Ct.
Starting Monday, August 22, 2011 in the morning, through Monday, October 10, 2011 all eastbound and westbound lanes on NW 38 Ct., between NW 25 Street and NW 39 Avenue, will be completely closed 24 hours a day. Limited access to businesses will be provided. No through traffic will be permitted. The work will be performed in phases to minimize the construction impact to local businesses.

  • NW 26 Street Eastbound Traffic: Motorists traveling east on NW 26 Street will be directed to turn right on NW 39 Avenue and continue south to access NW 25 Street.
  • NW 39 Avenue Southbound Traffic: Motorists traveling south on NW 39 Avenue will be directed to continue on NW 39 Avenue to access NW 25 Street.
  • NW 25 Street Eastbound and Westbound Traffic: Motorists traveling on either direction on NW 25 Street will be directed to NW 39 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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