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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.

SR 826/Palmetto Expressway Capacity Project Lane and Road Closures and Detours
May 24, 2024

Drivers will experience road, lane and shoulder closures and detours on and near State Road (SR) 826/Palmetto Expressway from Monday, May 27, to Saturday, June 1, 2024. The closures are necessary to allow for conducting bridge and drainage work.

Ongoing Complete Closures of Eastbound SR 836 at NW 17 Avenue
May 24, 2024

Complete closures of eastbound State Road (SR) 836 will continue to be implemented from NW 17 Avenue to I-95 as noted below to safely construct a bridge support structure that will span the entire width of eastbound SR 836 just west of I-95.

Northbound SR 5/Overseas Highway Lane Shift Begins May 29
May 24, 2024

Beginning Wednesday, May 29 through Monday, July 29, a traffic shift will be implemented continuously along northbound State Road (SR) 5/Overseas Highway between Harbor Drive (MM 98.9) and Fisherman’s Trail (MM 99.1). Two northbound lanes will temporarily shift at approximately MM 98.9, to allow crews to perform drainage improvements.

FDOT Golden Glades Interchange (GGI) Project Lane and Ramp Closures & Detours
May 24, 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. These closures will allow crews to perform bridge work, roadway paving and temporary concrete barrier wall installation. These closures and detours will be in place between the hours of 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.

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