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For Immediate Release:
November 30, 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 ramp closures are necessary to replace damaged sound wall panels on the guideway structure. Look for directional signs on the road.

NIGHT TIME FULL CLOSURE OF THE SR 112 WB/AIRPORT EXPRESSWAY EXIT RAMP TO NW 27 AVENUE 
On Thursday, December 1, 2011 the SR 112 westbound exit ramp to NW 27 Avenue will be completely closed from 9:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the following morning. Suggested alternate routes:

  • Traffic on SR 112 westbound heading to NW 27 Avenue northbound: Motorists will be directed to exit on NW 22 Avenue, turn north to NW 46 Street and west to NW 27 Avenue.
  • Traffic on SR 112 westbound heading to NW 27 Avenue southbound: Motorists will be directed to exit on NW 22 Avenue, turn south to NW 36 Street and west to NW 27 Avenue.

NIGHT TIME FULL CLOSURE OF THE NW 27 AVENUE ENTRANCE RAMP TO SR 112/AIRPORT EXPRESSWAY WESTBOUND 
On Thursday, December 1, 2011 the NW 27 Avenue entrance ramp to SR 112 westbound will be completely closed from 9:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the following morning.

Suggested alternate routes:

  • NW 27 Avenue Northbound Traffic: Motorists travelling north on NW 27 Avenue  will be directed to turn east on NW 46 Street and south on  NW 22 Avenue to access the entrance ramp to westbound SR 112 at NW 22 Avenue.
  • NW 27 Avenue Southbound Traffic: Motorists travelling south on NW 27 Avenue will be directed to turn east on NW 36 Street and north on NW 22 Avenue to access the entrance ramp to  westbound SR 112 at NW 22 Avenue.

NIGHT TIME FULL ROAD CLOSURE ON SR 112/AIRPORT EXPRESSWAY:
Between Friday, December 2 and Saturday December 3, 2011, all westbound lanes on State Road 112, between NW 22 Avenue and NW 42 Avenue/LeJeune Road, will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the following morning.

 

Suggested alternate routes:

  • Westbound SR 112 to LeJeune Road and Miami International Airport:  Motorists traveling on westbound SR 112 to LeJeune Road or Miami International Airport (MIA) will be directed to exit at NW 22 Avenue and go north to NW 46 Street. Continue west on NW 46 Street, which turns into SE 8 Street (Hialeah) and turn south onto NW 42 Avenue/LeJeune Road/SE 8th Avenue. Motorists traveling to MIA will be directed to take the NW 21 Street ramp at LeJeune Road for direct access to the airport.
  • Westbound SR 112 to East Okeechobee Road:  Motorists traveling on westbound SR 112 to East Okeechobee Road will be directed to exit at NW 22 Avenue and go south to NW 36 Street, continue west on NW 36 Street, and turn north onto East Okeechobee Road.
  • Westbound SR 112 to NW 36 Street:  Motorists traveling on westbound SR 112 to NW 36 Street will be directed to exit at NW 22 Avenue and go south, continue south on NW 22 Avenue, and turn west onto NW 36 Street.

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, facilitating work-related travel and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.


 

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