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) has begun the design phase of a pedestrian bridge design/build project along SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway at Islamorada Founders Park. This project will improve safety by providing a pedestrian connection over SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway between the north and south sides of the highway. 
 
WORK TO BE PERFORMED
  • Installing a pedestrian bridge over SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway at Islamorada Founders Park
  • Realigning the path along the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail (FKOHT)
  • Widening the shoulders
  • Constructing concrete barrier walls
  • Installing a sidewalk along Old Highway from the pedestrian bridge to Treasure Village Montessori
  • Repaving and restriping the roadway
CURRENT ACTIVITY
 
Coordination continues taking place for the relocation of third-party utilities. 
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 
Lanes will remain open in both directions along SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway. It may be necessary at times to perform lane shifts in order to keep traffic flowing along the corridor. 
 
The project schedule is for the design and construction of the pedestrian bridge including the relocation of utilities.
 
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RENDERINGS
 
 
Project At-A-Glance
 
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Start Date
May 2020

Est. Completion date
May 2022

Construction Cost
$4.68 million

Lengths and Limits
State Road (SR) 5/US 1/Overseas Highway at Islamorada Founders Park

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

FDOT Construction Senior 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
America Empire Builders, Inc.

Community Outreach Specialist
Sergies Duarte
Quest Corporation of America
C: 305-216-3617
O: 305-640-7462
Sergies.Duarte@dot.state.fl.us
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