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) is developing the design for a roadway improvement project along SR 5/Overseas Highway, from  South of Tollgate Boulevard, Mile Marker (MM) 73.75/ to Lignumvitae Channel, MM 77.5, in Monroe County.  
Repaving and restriping the roadway and shoulders 
Raising the roadway and shoulders from approximately MM 73.9 to MM 76
Improving drainage
Tying into the shoreline protection system along Sea Oats Beach 
Upgrading roadway signage and pavement markings
Upgrading bicycle features at the shared-use path crossing locations
Evaluating existing landscaping
During construction, temporary lane closures will occur during non-peak hours. Pedestrian detours will be established with clear signage. Access to adjacent neighborhoods and businesses will be maintained. 
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Project At-A-Glance
Construction Start Date
June 2022

Construction Cost
$12.4 million

Lengths and Limits
State Road (SR) 5/Overseas Highway from south of Tollgate Boulevard, Mile Marker (MM), 73.75 to Lignumvitae Channel, MM 77.5

FDOT Project Manager
Humberto Gomez, P.E.

Consultant Design Project Engineer
Favio A. Laverde, P.E.

TRACE Consultants, Inc.


Community Outreach Specialist
Paulette Summers

Media Relations Group, LLC

O: (305) 254-8598
C: (786) 510-3921