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

 
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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has begun a bridge rehabilitation and safety project along SR A1A/MacArthur Causeway East Bridge (bridge number 870077) from Terminal Island to Alton Road

WORK TO BE PERFORMED

  • Repairing concrete elements under the bridge such as beams, columns, painting bridge steel spans and repairing the fender system and electrical components to the navigational bridge lighting
  • Repairing elements on top of the bridge such as concrete deck replacement

LANE CLOSURE AND DETOUR INFORMATION
To do this work safely, it will be necessary to close travel lanes and establish detours at times. One continuous lane closure will occur in the westbound lanes followed by the eastbound lanes for approximately nine months.

The center westbound lane will remain continuously closed for approximately two months. The contractor anticipates to open all westbound lanes by April 2019.

On Monday, January 14, the contractor began work on the eastbound side of the causeway. The eastbound travel lanes will be impacted. A single daytime intermittent lane closure will be performed between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. while the contractor performs beam repairs. This lane closure will not be every day, only when required. Eastbound nighttime lane closures will be used as needed, to repair concrete beams. 

Daytime and nighttime work will be performed both on top and underneath the bridge. At least one eastbound and one westbound travel lane will remain open at all times.

Lane closure and project information will be posted weekly on the department’s website.

Project At-A-Glance
 
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Start Date
June 2018

Est. Completion date
July 2020

Construction Cost
$12.9 million

Lengths and Limits
State Road (SR) A1A/MacArthur Causeway East Bridge (bridge number 870077) from Terminal Island to Alton Road

FDOT North Miami-Dade Resident Engineer
Ivan Hay, P.E.

FDOT Project Manager
Dru Badri, P.E.

Construction Consulting Engineering and Inspection (CCEI) Senior Project Engineer
John Bolton, P.E.
Bolton Perez & Associates Consulting Engineers

Contractor
LEAD Engineering Contractors

Community Outreach Specialist
Melissa J. Rodriguez

HML Public Outreach, LLC
1 (305) 570-8076
melissa@hmlpublicoutreach.com