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For Immediate Release:
October 29, 2012
Media Contact:
Jennifer L. Messemer

Lane closures in Coral Gables for water main replacement

(MIAMI, October 29, 2012) – The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) will continue emergency work on its Bird Road water main replacement at 7 a.m., Tuesday, October 30th. The department is replacing portions of a 42-inch water main within the City of Coral Gables. The construction will begin at Bird Road (Southwest 40th Street) between University Drive and Tiara Ct.

This emergency job will result in temporary lane closures. The Westbound lane adjacent to the median will be closed. The job will be performed between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday for the next two weeks.

For additional information about this project, call the project Construction Inspector Pedro Vigil at 305-205-5152 or the Department Public Affairs Section at 786-552-8087.

It is the priority of the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department to provide safe, reliable service to its customers. For additional information about Department services and programs, visit

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