Current ProjectsSR 826/Palmetto Expwy from north of SW 40 St to south of SW 56 St
FIN NO: 249035-1-52-01
WPI NO. 249035
Just north of SW 40 Street / Bird Road to south of SW 56 Street / Miller Drive
As part of the overall improvement program for State Road (SR) 826/Palmetto Expressway, The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District 6, is widening the Palmetto Expressway from just north of SW 40th Street / Bird Road to south of SW 56th Street / Miller Drive. This is one of several widening projects slated for the Palmetto Expressway designed to improve safety and traffic flow through the area. This project includes the following:
Adding one new travel lane in each direction on the Palmetto Expressway;
Adding one new eastbound lane on Bird Road from Tropical Park to just east of the Palmetto Expressway;
Rebuilding entrance and exit ramps to and from the Palmetto Expressway at Bird Rd., Miller Dr., and SR 874;
Rebuilding bridges over Miller Dr., Bird Rd., and SR 874;
Building new pedestrian bridge over the Palmetto Expressway just north of Bird Rd.;
Installing new 8” water mains at various locations in coordination with Miami-Dade Water and Sewer
Building a new storm water drainage system throughout the project area;
Installing Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) equipment throughout the project;
Installing new street signs, new street lights and traffic signals; and
- Installing new landscaping along the project limits.
FDOT South Miami Dade Resident Engineer
Erik Padron, P.E.
FDOT Construction Project Manager:
FDOT Design Project Manager:
Jason Chang, P.E.
BCC Engineering, Inc.
Project Inspection Team:
Steve McCue, P.E.
New Millennium Engineering, Inc.
Condotte /de Moya, JV
Public Information Specialist
Quest Corporation of America, Inc.
Florida Department of Transportation
District Six Construction Office
1000 NW 111 Avenue
Miami, FL 33172
Toll Free: 1-866-513-7623
Mark Croft, P.E.
District Six Construction Engineer
Mario Cabrera, P.E.
Assistant District Construction Engineer
Ivan Hay, P.E.
North Miami-Dade Resident
Erik Padron, P.E.
South Miami Dade Resident Engineer
Construction Major Projects Program Manager
District Six Construction Public Information