South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)
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South Florida Roads (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties)

 
Welcome
 

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Six and Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise are developing the design of several roadway projects within the Golden Glades Interchange (GGI) in Miami-Dade County. 

The proposed enhancements to the GGI Interchange include several miles of roadway and ramps. The overall project will help increase the regional connectivity to this major interchange. The project area consists of the following five major facilities: State Road (SR) 9A/I- 95, SR 826/Palmetto Expressway, Florida’s Turnpike, SR 9 and SR 7/US 441/NW 7 Avenue.

 

WORK TO BE PERFORMED

  • Repaving and resurfacing the road along SR 826/Palmetto Expressway between NW 17 Avenue and the GGI to improve pavement conditions
  • Providing a direct connection flyover ramp from eastbound SR 826/Palmetto Expressway to northbound I-95
  • Relocating NW 12 Avenue entrance ramp to I-95
  • Rebuilding and realigning various ramps throughout the interchange to meet current standards
  • Rebuilding Florida’s Turnpike Connector at the intersection of NW 2 Avenue and NW 167 Street
  • Widening the southbound lanes of the Turnpike Connector to accommodate two lanes from Florida’s Turnpike and three lanes from eastbound Palmetto Expressway to southbound I-95
  • Providing a direct express lane connection from Florida’s Turnpike to the southbound I-95 Express Lanes
  • Relocating the SR 7 exit ramp of southbound I-95
  • Widening the southbound lanes of the Turnpike Connector to accommodate two lanes from Florida’s Turnpike and three lanes from eastbound Palmetto Expressway to southbound I-95
  • Providing a direct express lane connection from Florida’s Turnpike to the southbound I-95 Express Lanes
  • Relocating the SR 7 exit ramp of southbound I-95
  • Widening southbound I-95 from Biscayne Canal to NW 135 Street to accommodate an additional lane for the southbound Turnpike Connector
  • Rebuilding the pedestrian bridge at NW 147 Street to enhance pedestrian safety for Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Biscayne Gardens Elementary and the surrounding communities
  • Rebuilding toll gantry
  • Rebuilding and widening I-95 to provide a direct connection from northbound I-95 Express Lanes to Florida’s Turnpike
  • Providing a new direct connection flyover ramp from northbound I-95 Express Lanes to SR 826/Palmetto Expressway
  • Constructing new express lanes along the Turnpike's median to provide a direct connection to the existing northbound and southbound I-95 Express Lanes
  • Rebuilding ramp connections to meet current standards

POSSIBLE EFFECTS DURING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF TRAFFIC

Work will be done in phases to reduce the effects of construction on the community. Daytime and nighttime work is anticipated as part of this project. Traffic control phasing and lane closure information will be developed throughout the design process. 

Project At-A-Glance
 
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Construction Start Date
January 2024

Construction Cost
$472 million

Lengths and Limits
Golden Glades Interchange from SR 826/Palmetto Expwy to I-95

FDOT Project Manager
Raul Quintela, P.E.


Senior Community Outreach Specialist
Melissa Rodriguez

HML Public Outreach, LLC.

C: 1 (305) 570-8076
Melissa@hmlpublicoutreach.com