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TRANSPORTATION

South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)

 
Welcome
 

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) began a roadway improvement project on June 3, 2024, along State Road (SR) 5/US 1/Overseas Highway from Mile Marker (MM) 36.6 to MM 38.4 on Bahia Honda Key in Monroe County.

To perform this work safely, the speed limit throughout the project area is reduced to 45 mph.

 

WORK TO BE PERFORMED

  • Repaving and restriping the roadway 
  • Repaving the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail (FKOHT)
  • Upgrading guardrail end treatments and connections to bridges
  • Shoulder rework to address drop-offs
  • Installing sod at unpaved shoulders and along the roadside slopes
  • Replacing and upgrading signage and pavement markings

 

LANE CLOSURE INFORMATION

Travel lanes may be closed during the following hours:

  • 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday nights.

Additional closure hours for the section from MM 36.6 to MM 37 are:

  • Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday (northbound only) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

ALWAYS PUT SAFETY FIRST

For your safety, and the safety of others, please use caution when driving, walking, or biking around any construction zone.

Project At-A-Glance
 
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Start Date
June 2024

Est. Completion
Fall 2024

Construction Cost
$4.64 million

Lengths and Limits
from MM 36.6 to MM 38.4

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

Construction Consulting Engineering and Inspection (CCEI) Project Manager
Tony Sabbag, C.G.C., C.C.M.

Construction Consulting Engineering and Inspection (CCEI) Senior Project Engineer
Hector Rodriguez, M.S., P.E.
H. Rodriguez Consulting Engineering, Inc.

Contractor
General Asphalt Company, LLC

Community Outreach Specialist
Julie Brown
EXP US Services

305-927-1479 

julie.brown@dot.state.fl.us

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