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For Immediate Release:
January 16, 2014

Media Contact:
Irene D. Ferradaz

Metrorail Track Repairs Will Close Lanes On 79th Street - Updated

Streets near Northside Metrorail Station affected on weekends until the end of March 2014

(MIAMI, Jan. 16, 2014) – Miami-Dade Transit will be performing track repairs adjacent to the Northside Metrorail Station, causing periodic lane closures along NW 79 St., between NW 30th and NW 31st avenues, from now until Monday, March 31, 2014.

The lane closures will take place every weekend beginning Fridays at 8 p.m. until Mondays at 5 a.m.

From now until Monday, February 17, 2014:

  • All eastbound lanes on NW 79th St., between NW 30th and 31st avenues, will be closed and there will be two-way traffic on the westbound side; except for Saturdays, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., when the outside lane will remain open.

From Friday, February 21st, to Monday, March 31, 2014:

  • All westbound lanes will be closed and there will be two-way traffic on the eastbound side of NW 79th Street.

We apologize for the inconvenience as we work to improve our Metrorail service. For additional information, customers can visit, or call 305-891-3131.  TTY users should call 305-499-8971.

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