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South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)

SR 25/US 27/Okeechobee Road Reconstruction Projects

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) began the second of five segment projects along SR 25/US 27/Okeechobee Road the week of May 2, 2022, in Miami-Dade County. 
  • Constructing a new second level overpass, including four new bridges, on SR 25/US 27/Okeechobee Road to cross NW 116 Way/Hialeah Gardens Boulevard
    • Providing new access ramps to Frontage Road and Hialeah Gardens High School
  • Widening the roadway, Frontage Road, NW South River Drive and the bridges over the Miami Canal
  • Reconstructing SR 25/US 27/Okeechobee Road with concrete pavement
  • Reconstructing the NW 116 Way and NW 121 Way bridges
  • Installing new traffic signals at the following intersections:
    • Hialeah Gardens Boulevard and NW 11600 Block
    • SR 25/US 27/Okeechobee Road and NW 116 Way (overpass)
    • Frontage Road and NW 122 Street
    • Frontage Road and NW 98 Avenue
    • Frontage Road and NW 11500 Block
  • Adding new bicycle lanes and sidewalks along Frontage Road
  • Installing new guardrail, medians and shoulder concrete barrier walls along the roadway
  • Installing a new sewer lift station at NW 121 Way and a new flow meter at NW 116 Way
  • Installing a new 102-inch culvert connecting the NW 97 Ave Canal to the Miami Canal
  • Relocating the existing 24-inch sewer line between NW South River Drive and Frontage Road
  • Upgrading roadway lighting with LED luminaires
  • Upgrading traffic and pedestrian signage, pavement markings, signalization, and lighting
  • Installing new Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)
Travel lanes may be closed only during nonpeak hours and 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 nights
  • 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., Friday and Saturday nights
Please note, there are two adjacent project segments underway with additional lane closures that may affect the traffic flow and cause delays in this area.
Construction activities will be completed in three phases to minimize impacts. 
  • Phase 1: Work along southbound and northbound NW 116 Way/Hialeah Gardens Boulevard, Frontage Road and NW S River Drive
  • Phase 2: Construction of the second level overpass including four new bridges and access ramps
  • Phase 3: Installation of concrete pavement, repaving and restriping and pavement markings on the roadway 


For current traffic patterns, click here.

The NW 121 Way bridge is fully closed for approximately one year. The contractor will demolish parts of the existing bridge, while maintaining some foundation piles. Crews will rebuild, widen, and pour a new concrete deck. With plans to reopen a fully operational bridge by late 2024. 
During this time, alternative routes will be in place along NW South River Drive to provide motorists access to and from SR 25/US 27/Okeechobee Road.
  • Motorists heading north along NW 121 Way wishing to access eastbound Okeechobee Rd will be detoured to make a right on NW South River Drive, a left at NW 116 Way, and a right to continue onto eastbound Okeechobee Rd. 
  • Motorists heading north along NW 121 Way wishing to access westbound Okeechobee Rd will be detoured to make a left-on NW South River Drive, a left-on NW 127 Street, a right at NW 107 Avenue, and a left to continue onto westbound Okeechobee Road.



A Public Meeting was held both, in-person and virtually, on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at the Medley Town Hall. Click here to watch the recording.
Project At-A-Glance
Start Date
May 2022

Est. Completion
Early 2026

Construction Cost
$105.6 million

Lengths and Limits
From east of NW 107 Avenue to east of NW 116 Way/Hialeah Gardens Boulevard

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

FDOT Project Manager
George Hoffman, P.E.

Construction Consulting Engineering and Inspection (CCEI) Senior Project Engineer
Enrique Tamayo, P.E.

Prince Contracting

Senior Community Outreach Specialist
Maria Alzate
Infinite Source Communications Group
C: (305) 560-8218