Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Traffic ALERT : FDOT Roadway Project Starts on US 1 on January 16th - scheduled to last through July 2018

The State (FDOT) is about to start a major update project on US1 beginning January 16th,  Plan on significant delays and increased traffic weaving through neighborhoods.  This is a long project, scheduled to begin on January 16th and  will run through July, 2018 - a 7 month project! We will pass on notifications from FDOT.  You can also follow the project through the official FDOT website.  

As posted on the official Village website on December 20, 2017 (CLICK HERE)

Roadway Project Starts on US 1 on January 16th

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is scheduled to begin a roadway construction project during the week of January 16, 2018 along northbound SR 5/US 1/South Dixie Highway from north of SW 184 Street to south of SW 168 Street in Miami-Dade County.  More details are provided on this fact sheet.
• Repaving and restriping the roadway
• Updating pedestrian ramps, signage and pavement markings to meet current standards
• Upgrading existing traffic signals to meet current standards
• New street lighting
• Drainage improvements• Modifying abandoned driveways
Lane closures shall occur only during non-peak hours on non-event days/nights/weekends. Non-peak hours are:
• 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weekdays and weekends
• 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., Sunday through Thursday
• 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., Friday and Saturday

Paving will be performed at night. Lane closure and project information will be posted weekly on the department’s website, www.fdotmiamidade.com

For more information, please contact Project Administrator Farhang Esmailzadeh, (305) 986-9530, or Community Outreach Specialist Oscar Gonzalez at (786) 280-0983 or ogonzalez@mrgmiami.com.

This is an FDOT project that will impact Palmetto Bay throughout the road work period. Per FDOT notification:

• Allow extra time to reach your destination
• Obey all posted signs and speed limits

For your safety and the safety of others, please use caution when driving, walking or biking around any construction zone.
Wearing a safety belt is the single most effective way to protect people and reduce fatalities in motor vehicle crashes. The department takes steps to reduce construction effects, but you might experience the following around the work site.
• Travel lane closures and detours
• Increased dust and noise
• Workers and equipment moving around the area

Please note that this schedule could change due to bad weather or other unexpected conditions

1 comment:

  1. Seven months?....things are done much faster in other countries, those called "non-developed" ...