South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)
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South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)


Project Overview

The Florida Department of Transportation is studying the implementation of Premium Transit along SR 968/Flagler Street.  The study covers SR 968/Flagler Street from approximately SR 821/HEFT to the Downtown Multimodal Terminal (at Government Center, NW 1st Avenue) and also includes a segment of SR 90/SW 8th Street from SW 147th Avenue to SW 107th Avenue, SW 107th Avenue from SR 9/SW 8th Street to NW 12th Street, and NW 12th Street from approximately NW 122nd Avenue to NW 107th Avenue. Refer to the project map below. 

Purpose & Need

This study will focus on providing multimodal street improvements to accommodate premium transit service along the arterials within the project limits. Premium transit modes such as Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) will be evaluated on exclusive transit lanes or reversible transit lanes.

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project map

Public Involvement

A comprehensive public involvement program is being conducted as part of this study. The program consists of formal and informal meetings with the general public, governmental agencies, elected officials, municipal staff, local transportation providers and other interested parties. As a member of this community, your involvement is vital.


Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translations services (free of charge) should contact Hong Benitez, P.E. at (305) 470-5741 or via email at at least seven days prior to the workshop. 

Project At-A-Glance
Start Date
May 2016

Est. Completion date
December 2019

Lengths and Limits
from SR 821/HEFT to SR 5/US 1/Biscayne Boulevard

FDOT Project Manager
Nilia M. Cartaya

Florida Department of Transportation

(305) 470-5351

Consultant Project Manager
Marie-Elsie Dowell, P.E.


Community Outreach Specialist
Alicia Gonzalez

Media Relations Group, LLC

(786) 280-6645