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South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)


The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has begun a roadway project along SW 8 Street in Miami-Dade County.


  • Adding four signalized mid-block pedestrian crossings
    1. Between SW 73 Avenue and SW 72 Avenue
    2. Between SW 68 Avenue and SW 67 Avenue
    3. Just west of SW 52 Court/Genoa Street
    4. Just east of SW 44 Avenue
  • Adding a new signalized intersection at SW 39 Court/Salzedo Street
  • Installing pedestrian ramps, detectable warning surfaces, signage, pavement markings, countdown signals and pushbuttons
  • Installing high-emphasis crosswalks at various locations
  • Replacing various traffic signals and adding traffic detection video equipment
  • Reconstructing damaged sidewalks and removing abandoned driveways
  • Upgrading existing light poles with light-emitting diodes (LED) at various locations
  • Installing no left turn signs at various locations
  • Installing a painted traffic island with plastic poles on the north side of SW 44 Avenue
  • Installing stop for pedestrian signs at various locations
  • Installing a painted traffic island on the south side of SW 43 Avenue
  • Adjusting utility manholes and valves at several locations
  • Repaving and restriping the roadway


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

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., weekdays
  • 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., Sunday through Thursday
  • 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., Friday and Saturday
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 
Project At-A-Glance
Start Date
January 2023

Est. Completion
Spring 2024

Construction Cost
$13.8 million

Lengths and Limits
From SW 74 Court to SR 9/SW 27 Avenue

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

FDOT Project Manager
Francisco Lledo, E.I.

Consultant Construction Engineering and Inspection (CCEI) Project Engineer
Jose E. Morales, P.E.
Colliers Engineering

Lead Engineering Contractors, LLC.

Community Outreach Specialist
Jeff Baquedano

C: (786) 510-6113
O: (305) 640-7462