South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)
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South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)

 
Welcome
 

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) began a bridge rehabilitation project the week of March16, 2020, along State Road (SR) 5/US 1/Overseas Highway over Cow Key Channel Bridges (MM 4.1), in Monroe County.

WORK TO BE PERFORMED

  • Replacing sections of the bridges deck spans and beams
  • Repaving and restriping the roadway

MAINTENANCE OF TRAFFIC

The Cow Key Bridge project continues the rehabilitation efforts on the outbound bridge. Traffic is shifted to the inbound bridge while work is underway. The shift provides three lanes of traffic at all times. The speed limit is reduced to 25 miles per hour (mph) through the construction zone.

  • Weekdays
    • 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. – Two inbound lanes and one outbound lane
    • 10 a.m. to 4 a.m. – One inbound lane and two outbound lanes
  • Saturdays
    • Two inbound lanes and one outbound lane
  • Sundays
    • One inbound lane and two outbound lanes

The outbound US 1 left turn lane onto College Road South is prohibited. Motorist are detoured to College Road North. To minimize congestions, a temporary traffic signal was installed on College Road North and it is fully operational. 

The outbound bridge sidewalk and College Road South crosswalk are closed to pedestrian and cyclist. Pedestrian and cyclists can use the crosswalks on Roosevelt Boulevard and Cross Street. The inbound bridge sidewalk along the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail is open. Please use caution and follow the posted signage in and around the project limits. 

 
This schedule may change due to bad weather or other unexpected conditions. 
 

Learn more about the traffic management by clicking on the photo below. 

Project At-A-Glance
 
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Start Date
March 2020

Est. Completion date
December 2020

Construction Cost
$6.2 million

Lengths and Limits
State Road (SR) 5/US 1/Overseas Highway over Cow Key Channel Bridges (MM 4.1)

FDOT South Miami-Dade/Monroe County Resident Engineer
Andres Berisiartu, P.E.

FDOT Project Manager
George Hoffman, P.E.

Construction Consulting Engineering and Inspection (CCEI) Project Manager
Anthony Sabbag
HDR, Inc.

CCEI Senior Project Engineer
Jessica Miles, P.E.
WSP

Contractor
Kiewit Infrastructure South Co.

Community Outreach Specialist
Maria Alzate
Infinite Source Communications Group

O: (305) 573-0089

C: (305) 560-8218

Maria@iscprgroup.com