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 widening project along SR 25/US 27/Okeechobee Road from west of SR 997/Krome Avenue to east of NW 117 Avenue, in Miami-Dade County. 


  • Widening Okeechobee Road to provide wider outside shoulders, to improve the turning radius at all intersections, and to extend the deceleration length of all turn lanes
  • Widening Okeechobee Road to provide acceleration lanes with 4-foot wide buffer at all intersections
  • Reconstructing Okeechobee Road using rigid pavement at the intersections with SR 997/Krome Avenue and NW 154 Street
  • Realigning the intersection at SR 997/Krome Avenue
  • Widening NW 154 Street at Okeechobee Road
  • Constructing paved shoulders along the frontage roads
  • Realigning and widening the frontage road at NW 186 Street, from NW 137 Avenue to NW 170 Street, and at NW 117 Avenue
  • Constructing a new paved frontage road from NW 129 Avenue to NW 127 Avenue
  • Closing the median opening at NW 127 Avenue and constructing a new median opening at NW 129 Avenue
  • Closing the median opening at NW 17400 Block (west of NW 137 Avenue) and at the Opa-locka West airport property north of Krome Avenue
  • Replacing guardrail along the C-6 Canal (Miami Canal)
  • Upgrading signage, pavement markings, signalization, and lighting along the corridor


A Traffic Control Plan (TCP) will be developed for this project in accordance with current FDOT requirements.  This involves the phased construction of the roadway and temporary lane closures.

Project At-A-Glance
Construction Start Date
September 2020

Construction Cost
$36 million

Lengths and Limits
from west of Krome Avenue to east of NW 117 Avenue

FDOT Project Manager
Elsa Riverol, P.E.

Consultant Project Manager
Erki Suarez, P.E.


Public Information Specialist
Alexandra Medina

Media Relations Group

(786) 607-3002