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 is developing plans for two safety projects along State Road (SR) 5/US 1/South Dixie Highway, in Miami-Dade County.


SR 5 from Ponce de Leon Boulevard to SW 37 Avenue:

  • Realigning the roadway and reducing curves
  • Improving the pedestrian overpass
  • Improving pedestrian accessibility
  • Installing new sidewalks on the east and west side of SR 5
  • Removing a mid-block crosswalk and installing a signalized pedestrian crosswalk at the Ponce de Leon Boulevard intersection
  • Improving irrigation to reduce wet pavement
  • Modifying traffic signal systems and mast arms
  • Installing new roadway lighting in both travel directions

SR 5 and Riviera Drive:

  • Realigning the roadway to provide wider lanes
  • Repaving the intersection
  • Upgrading traffic signals and signs
  • Improving pedestrian signage
  • Installing roadway lighting in both directions
  • Installing a motorist warning system 
Travel lanes and sidewalks will be closed at times for safety reasons. Temporary lane closures will occur during non-peak hours. Access to and from homes and businesses will be maintained during construction.  

Project At-A-Glance
Construction Start Date
September 2018

Construction Cost
$6 million

Lengths and Limits
SR 5/US 1 from SW 37 Avenue to Ponce De Leon and SR 5/US 1 at Riviera Drive

FDOT Project Manager
Fabiana Gonzalez, P.E.

Consultant Design Project Engineer
Eugenio Ochoa, P.E.

Lakes Engineering, Inc.

Community Outreach Specialist
Rodolfo Roman

Infinite Source Communications

O: (305) 470-5347