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South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)


The FDOT mission is to provide a safe transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, enhances economic prosperity and preserves the quality of our environment and communities.

The FDOT vision is to serve the people of Florida by delivering a transportation system that is fatality and congestion free.

FDOT is a decentralized agency in accordance with legislative mandates, composed of seven districts. Each of the districts is managed by a District Secretary. The districts vary in organizational structure, but in general each has major divisions for Administration, Planning, Production and Operations. Also, each district has a Public Information Office and General Counsel Office that report to the District Secretary.

District Six is responsible for planning, designing, building and maintaining all State-owned roadways and bridges in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. The district is home to 2,553,400 people. Its roads are traveled more than 30.8 million miles daily. Whether you are a resident, business operator or a visitor, you can count on us to help you travel through the District.

New Traffic Pattern on the MacArthur Causeway July 31
Jul 24, 2024

On Wednesday morning, July 31, a new traffic pattern will be implemented on westbound MacArthur Causeway just west of Watson Island and on the ramp to State Road (SR) 5/US 1/Biscayne Boulevard (Exit 2) as shown here. The merge on the right lane, just west of Watson Island, will be removed and the exit to SR 5/US 1/Biscayne Boulevard will be moved approximately one-quarter of a mile further to the east.

SR 5/Overseas Highway Traffic Shift Begins July 25
Jul 24, 2024

As part of the ongoing State Road (SR)5/Overseas Highway Rehabilitation Project over the Tea Table Relief Bridge (MM 79.8), contractors for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will shift traffic daily, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Beginning on Thursday, July 25.  

SR 826/Palmetto Expressway Capacity Project Lane and Road Closures and Detours
Jul 19, 2024

Drivers will experience road, lane and shoulder closures and detours on and near State Road (SR) 826/Palmetto Expressway from Friday, July 19 to Saturday, July 27, 2024. The closures are necessary to allow for conducting bridge and drainage work.

FDOT Golden Glades Interchange (GGI) Project Lane and Ramp Closures & Detours
Jul 19, 2024

As part of the ongoing interchange reconstruction work, contractors for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be implementing various roadway closures and detours. 

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