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


The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has begun a bridge rehabilitation project. Work will take place on the northbound and southbound bridges along SR 856/William Lehman Causeway over the Intracoastal Waterway (bridge numbers 870606 and 870607) in the cities of Aventura and Sunny Isles Beach.


  • Cleaning and painting the bridge and repairing the steel structures
  • Repairing bridge deck and underside concrete
  • Repairing bridge drainage
  • Replacing traffic delineators on the bridge

To do this work safely, it will be necessary to close travel lanes and sidewalks during nonpeak hours. Lanes may be closed:

  • 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weekdays and weekends
  • 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., Sundays through Thursdays
  • 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays

Ramp closures will also be necessary to perform work. Ramp closures will occur during nonpeak hours and a detour will be posted when needed.

Project At-A-Glance
Start Date
January 2021

Est. Completion
Fall 2021

Construction Cost
$2.5 million

Lengths and Limits
State Road (SR) 856/William Lehman Causeway over Intracoastal Waterway (bridge numbers 870606 and 870607)

FDOT North Miami-Dade Resident Engineer
Ivan Hay, P.E.

FDOT Project Manager
Dru Badri, P.E.

Construction Consulting Engineering and Inspection (CCEI) Senior Project Engineer
Jose Morales

BPA Engineers, Inc.

Monoko, LLC

Senior Community Outreach Specialist
Melissa J. Rodriguez

HML Public Outreach, LLC
1 (305) 570-8076