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South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)

 
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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) began a roadway improvement project on October 8, 2023, along SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway, in Monroe County.

WORK TO BE PERFORMED

SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway from MM 19.4 to MM 19.8, MM 20.6 to MM 23.1:

  • Repaving and restriping the roadway SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway and the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
  • Raising the roadway  
  • Improving the guardrail
  • Upgrading signage and pavement markings
  • Widening the roadway shoulders in some areas  
  • Improving drainage at isolated locations
  • Trimming the mangroves encroaching the roadway

SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway from MM 26.2 to MM 27.4:

  • Repaving and restriping the roadway SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway and the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
  • Raising the roadway
  • Reconstructing the shared use path
  • Improving the guardrails
  • Upgrading all vehicular signage and pavement markings
  • Enhancing pedestrian signage
  • Installing special emphasis crosswalk markings at the trial crossings
  • Adjusting manholes

LANE CLOSURE INFORMATION

Travel lanes may be closed only during non-peak hours on non-event days. Non-peak hours are: 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday nights.

Project At-A-Glance
 
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Start Date
October 2023

Est. Completion
Early 2025

Construction Cost
$17.5 million

Lengths and Limits
Mile Marker (MM) 19.4 to MM 19.8, MM 20.6 to MM 23.1 and MM 26.2 to MM 27.4

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

Construction Consulting Engineering and Inspection (CCEI) Project Manager
Tony Sabbag, CGC, CCM

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
(305) 927-1479
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