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 permanent pedestrian bridge over SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway at Islamorada Founders Park MM 87, in Monroe County. 


  • Constructing a permanent pedestrian bridge over SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway at Islamorada Founders Park in Plantation Key, FL
  • Reconstructing and realigning the asphalt trail to provide pedestrian connections to the elevator and stairs at the bridge
  • Widening and reconstructing the existing paved shoulders
  • Constructing roadside barrier walls
  • Modifying the swales and improving drainage
  • Installing an asphalt path connection within the right-of-way for Old Highway 4A


Temporary lane closures will be scheduled during non-peak hours and will have minimum impacts on traffic. Access to all properties will be maintained at all times.

Please click below to view the project video.

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE:  In order to offer you the opportunity to review the project’s design and answer your questions, we invite you to join us:

TIME AND DATE: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., July 10, 2018

LOCATION:          Founders Park Community Center
                              87000 Overseas Highway
                              Islamorada, FL 33036 - Mile Marker 87 (Bayside)

Project At-A-Glance
Construction Start Date
May 2020

Construction Cost
$4.4 million

Lengths and Limits
SR 5/US 1/Overseas Hwy at Founders Park

FDOT Project Manager
Ivette Funtanellas, P.E.

Consultant Project Manager
Erki Suarez, P.E.

HDR Engineering, Inc.

(305) 728-7408

Rodolfo Roman
Rodolfo Roman

Infinite Source Communications Group

(305) 470-5477