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South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)


The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) began a roadway project along the Palmetto Expressway in Miami-Dade County. 

  • Temporarily converting one southbound express lane to a non-tolled, general-purpose lane at NW 103 Street/W 49 Street to provide an additional general-purpose lane
  • Extending the auxiliary lane between Okeechobee Road and NW 74 Street
  • Widening the southbound bridges over NW 74 Street, Metrorail and FEC Railway
  • Widening the northbound bridge over NW 103 Street/W 49 Street
  • Relocating the express lane entrance at NW 154 Street to NW 103 Street/W 49 Street to allow access to the express lanes from NW 154 Street and NW 122 Street/W 68 Street
  • Modifying the flyover ramp from westbound NW 103 Street/W 49 Street to southbound SR 826 along the outside non-tolled, general-purpose lane
  • Widening the SR 826 bridge over NW 103 Street/W 49 Street to create a permanent, additional non-tolled, general-purpose lane
  • Resurfacing the frontage roads from SR 25/US 27/Okeechobee Road to SR 932/NW 103 Street/W 49 Street and from SR 932/NW 103 Street/W 49 Street to NW 122 Street/W 68 Street


Full closures and detours will be necessary at times. Lane closure information and traffic detours will be posted weekly. 

         One lane                             Two or more lanes

  • 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.               12:30 a.m. to 5 a.m. Mondays - Thursdays
  • 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.             12 a.m. to 7 a.m. Fridays
  • 11 p.m. to 9 a.m.             12 a.m. to 7 a.m. Saturdays
  • 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.             12 a.m. to 5 a.m. Sundays
Project At-A-Glance
Start Date
April 2022

Est. Completion
Early 2025

Construction Cost
$66 million

Lengths and Limits
From south of NW 36 Street to north of NW 154 Street/Miami Lakes Drive

FDOT South Miami-Dade & Monroe Counties Resident Engineer
Dru Badri, P.E.

FDOT Construction Project Manager
Enmanuel “Manny” Espinal, M.S.E.M., P.E.

CCEI Senior Project Engineer
David C. Tinder, P.E. (FL,GA,TX,PR)
BCC Engineering

De Moya Group / AGI with Hardesty and Hannover

Community Outreach Specialist
Maria Camacho
Quest Corporation
C: (305) 731-7699