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 roadway construction project the week of June 13, 2016. The project limits extend along SR 985/SW 107 Avenue from SW 1100 Block to north of West Flagler Street in the City of Sweetwater.  


  • Widening and reconstructing the roadway to provide additional travel lanes
  • Installing southbound and northbound dual left turn lanes on SR 985/SW 107 Avenue at the intersection of SW 8 Street
  • Replacing the bridge across the Tamiami Canal at SR 985/SW 107 Avenue
  • Repaving and restriping the roadway
  • Installing new traffic signals, traffic signs and street lighting
  • Upgrading drainage system
  • Replacing water main
  • Upgrading pedestrian ramps
  • Installing new curb, gutter and sidewalks
  • Installing new medians and modifying existing medians

To do this work safely, it will be necessary to perform traffic shifts and close travel lanes at times. Entrances to properties will be kept open. Detours will be used while the contractor performs work at intersections and side streets.

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 nights
  • 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., Friday and Saturday nights
Project At-A-Glance
Start Date
June 2016

Est. Completion date
June 2018

Construction Cost
$18.2 million

Lengths and Limits
State Road (SR) 985/SW 107 Avenue from SW 1100 Block to north of West Flagler Street

FDOT South-Dade & Monroe Resident Engineer
Andres Berisiartu, P.E.

FDOT Project Manager
Hector Fung, P.E.

Consultant Construction Engineering & Inspection (CCEI) Senior Project Engineer
Simon Gutierrez de Piñares, P.E.
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.

Halley Engineering Contractors, Inc.

Community Outreach Specialist
Valerie Krystek
The Corradino Group

O: (305) 640-7441

C: (786) 594-1272