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Florida Department of


South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)


The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)  began a bridge rehabilitation project the week of March 13, 2023 to the east and west drawbridges along SR 934/NE 79 Street over the Intracoastal Waterway in Miami-Dade County.


  • Repairing major structural, mechanical and electrical bridge components on both east and west drawbridges
  • Replacing the existing fender system at the east drawbridge
  • Performing control house improvements on both east and west drawbridges

Travel lanes may be closed only during nonpeak hours on nonevent days. Nonpeak hours are:

  • 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weekdays and weekends
  • 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., Sunday through Thursday
  • 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., Friday and Saturday

This project will require nighttime bridge closures that will be noticed in advance.

Public Meeting Information
A Public Meeting was held both in person and virtually on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at the North Bay Village Commission Chambers.

To watch the Public Meeting visit the link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/5411160044506028290

The presentation is also available for download under the project rescources section on this page.

Project At-A-Glance
Start Date
March 2023

Est. Completion
Fall 2024

Construction Cost
$14.8 million

Lengths and Limits
State Road (SR) 934/NE 79 Street Over the Intracoastal Waterway

FDOT North Miami-Dade County Resident Engineer
Ivan Hay, P.E.

Construction Consulting Engineering and Inspection (CCEI) Senior Project Engineer
John Bolton, P.E.
A² Group, Inc.

Quinn Construction, Inc

Senior Community Outreach Specialist
Melissa J. Rodriguez

HML Public Outreach, LLC
1 (305) 570-8076