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Weekend Closure of Eastbound State Road (SR) 836 Flyover Bridge to Southbound SR 826

Nov 18, 2016

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The eastbound Dolphin Expressway/SR 836 flyover bridge that connects drivers to southbound Palmetto Expressway (SR 826) will be continuously closed from 10 p.m. Friday, November 18 through 5 a.m. Monday, Monday, November 21. 

 
 

State Road (SR) 826/SR 836 Interchange Reconstruction Project Officially Completed

Oct 03, 2016

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Miami —  The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in partnership with the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX), Miami-Dade County Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) officially completed the SR 826/ SR 836 Interchange Reconstruction Project. This project, the last and most complicated section of a twelve section SR 826/Palmetto Improvements Program that extended from US 1/SR 5 to NW 154 Street received final acceptance on September 27, 2016.   The project began in November 2009 and was completed at a cost of $563 million.  Major improvements included:

  • Construction of new connections between SR 826 and SR 836 in all directions, including a new movement from northbound SR 826 to westbound SR 836 allowing drivers direct access and reducing travel times
  • Construction of new collector-distributor roads for local traffic movements eliminating the need to use mainline SR 826 and SR 836
  • New at-grade reconstruction of Milam Dairy Roadand its interchange with SR 836, enhancing access to/from SR 836
  • Reconstruction of the West Flagler Street/SR 826 Interchange with triple left turns for allmovements enhancing access to and from the SR 826 ramps along with widening and resurfacing of West Flagler Street between SW/NW 76 Avenue and SW/NW 78 Place
  • Installation of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) cameras and sensors allowing for real-time traffic updates, as well as assisting in the rapid deployment of first responders and Road Rangers to clear disabled and accident vehicles from travel lanes
  • A joint participation agreement with Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department that included over $7 million of upgrades to water and sewer infrastructure within the project limits.

 

FDOT District Six Director of Transportation Operations Debora Rivera, P.E., stated, “This project was a wonderful example of what teamwork and collaboration with  contractors, consultants, elected officials, transportation agencies and the community can deliver – an extraordinary project designed and built to reduce delays, enhance safety and provide meaningful jobs for thousands of residents.  The construction of this project also offered opportunities for over 80 subcontractors and vendors nearly all of whom were local companies.  The completion of this project provides residents and visitors with more reliable, safe and efficient travel.”

MDX Executive Director Javier Rodriguez, P.E., said, “The completion of this project is a major milestone in MDX’s mission to deliver a safe and reliable transportation system on SR 836.  This project and other ongoing projects along SR 836 will not only serve the drivers using the facility but will also provide the infrastructure for a much needed transit component in the form of Express Bus Service.”

Miami-Dade MPO Executive Director Aileen Bouclé, AICP stated, “This transformative project shows that together we can improve the mobility of people and goods in Miami-Dade County. Traffic in the area is now flowing more efficiently, and the overall positive impact to our community is invaluable.”

For more information about the SR 826/SR 836 Interchange Reconstruction Project, please contact Construction Public Information Specialist Oscar Gonzalez at (786) 280-0983.

Drivers are encouraged to call 511 before they drive or log on to www.fl511.comto get real-time traffic and lane closure information. FDOT reminds drivers that wearing a safety belt is the single most effective way to protect people and reduce fatalities in motor vehicle crashes. Please drive cautiously in work zones.

 
 

Closure of all Southbound State Road (SR) 826 Travel Lanes at NW 25 Street

Sep 16, 2016

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All southbound travel lanes will be closed at NW 25 Street on Friday, September 16 (Saturday, September 17 is an alternate date) between the hours of 11 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. 

 
 

Closure of State Road (SR) 826 and SR 836 Ramps

Sep 09, 2016

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Miami — The following closures will be implemented as noted below to allow the contractor to work on the roadway and bridges:

There will be three southbound SR 826 lanes closed from SR 836 to south of SW 8 Street Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.

The southbound SR 826 ramp to SW 8 Street will be intermittently closed Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Drivers can:

·       Exit at West Flagler Street,west to SW 87 Avenue, south to SW 8 Street

The West Flagler Street ramp to southbound SR 826 will be intermittently closed Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Westbound drivers on West Flagler Street going to southbound SR 826 can:

·       West to NW 87 Avenue

·       South to SW 8 Street

·       East to the southbound SR 826 ramp

Eastbound drivers on West Flagler Street going to southbound SR 826 can:

·       Continue east on West Flagler Street, south on NW 72 Avenue

·       Turn right on Tamiami Canal Road to SW 8 Street

·       West on SW 8 Street, access the southbound SR 826 ramp

 

The westbound SR 836 flyover bridge to southbound SR 826 will be intermittently closed Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Drivers can:

·         Go north on SR 826, exit at NW 25 Street, turn west to access southbound SR 826

 

The eastbound SR 836 ramp to southbound SR 826 will be intermittently closed Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Drivers can:

·       Exit at the NW 72 Avenue/Milam Dairy Road/West Flagler Street exit

·       Follow sign to West Flagler Street/SR 826 south exit, exit at West Flagler Street

·       West on West Flagler Street to SW 87 Avenue, south to SW 8 Street

·       East on SW 8 Street to access the southbound SR 826 ramp

 

The westbound SR 836 ramp to West Flagler Street/SW 8 Street and NW 87 Avenue/NW 12 Street will be intermittentlyclosed Saturday, September 10(Sunday, September 12 is an alternate night)between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Westbound drivers on SR 836 going to West Flagler Street/SW 8 Street:

·       Exit at NW 72 Avenue, west on NW 11 Street

·       South on Milam Dairy Road to connect with West Flagler Street

·       West on West Flagler Street to access the SR 826 south ramp to exit at SW 8 Street

Westbound drivers on SR 836 going to NW 87 Avenue/NW 12 Street can:

·       Exit at NW 72 Avenue, west on NW 11 Street

·       North on Milam Dairy Road, west on NW 12 Street to NW 87 Avenue

 

The Milam Dairy Road ramp to westbound SR 836 and southbound SR 826/West Flagler Street/SW 8 Street will be intermittentlyclosed Saturday, September 10 (Sunday, September 12 is an alternate night)between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Drivers on Milam Dairy Road going to westbound SR 836 can:

·       Enter the northbound SR 826 entrance ramp at NW 11 Street

·       Exit at NW 25 Street, turn west, access the southbound SR 826 ramp

·       Enter the westbound SR 836 ramp

Drivers on Milam Dairy Road going to southbound SR 826/West Flagler Street/SW 8 Street can:

·       Enter the northbound SR 826 entrance ramp at NW 11 Street

·       Exit at NW 25 Street, turn west, access the southbound SR 826 ramp

·       Exit at the West Flagler Street/SW 8 Street ramp

 

The westbound SR 836 ramp to West Flagler Street/SW 8 Street/SR 826 south and the southbound ramp lanes to NW 72 Avenue/Milam Dairy Road will be closed nightly on Friday, September 9 through Sunday, September 11 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Drivers can:

·       Exit at NW 12 Street/NW 87 Avenue, west on NW 12 Street, south on NW 87 Avenue

·       East of West Flagler Street to connect with NW 72 Avenue/Milam Dairy Road OR

·       Continue south on SW 87 Avenue to connect with SW 8 Street

 

All southbound SR 826 travel lanes will be detoured to the West Flagler Street/SW 8 Street exit nightly Monday, September 12 through Wednesday, September 14 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Drivers can:

·       Exit at the West Flagler Street/SW 8 Street ramp

·       Continue south on the ramp lanes to connect with SR 826 mainline lanes

 

The eastbound and westbound SR 836 exit ramps that connects drivers to southbound SR 826 will be closed Sunday, September 11 through Tuesday, September 13 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Drivers can:

·       Access the northbound SR 826 ramp

·       Exit at NW 25 Street, turn west

·       Access the SR 826 south ramp

 

Please note that this schedule may change due to bad weather or other unforeseen conditions. For more information about the SR 826/SR 836 Interchange Reconstruction Project, please contact Construction Public Information Specialist Oscar Gonzalez at (786) 280-0983 or Project Engineer Francis Chin at (305) 388-5450 or go to www.826-836.com.

 

Drivers are encouraged to call 511 before they drive or log on to www.fl511.comto get real-time traffic and lane closure information. FDOT reminds drivers that wearing a safety belt is the single most effective way to protect people and reduce fatalities in motor vehicle crashes. Please drive cautiously in work zones.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Closure of One Lane on the Westbound State Road (SR) 836 Ramp to Milam Dairy Road/West Flagler Street/SR 826 South

Aug 10, 2016

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One lane on the westbound SR 836 turn-around ramp to Milam Diary Road/NW 72 Avenue/West Flagler Street/SR 826 South will be closed starting at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10 until approximately 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 25.

 

 
 

Closure of all Southbound State Road (SR) 826 Travel Lanes south of NW 25 Street

Aug 08, 2016

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All southbound lanes will be closed at the exit ramp to NW 12 Street/NW 72 Avenue/Milam Dairy Road on Monday, August 8 between the hours of 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. Drivers can:

 
 

Closure of all Southbound State Road (SR) 826 Travel Lanes at NW 25 Street

Aug 08, 2016

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All southbound travel lanes will be closed at NW 25 Street on Tuesday, August 9 (Wednesday, August 10 is an alternate date) between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. 

 
 

Closure of State Road (SR) 836 Ramp to West Flagler Street/SW 8 Street and NW 87 Avenue/NW 12 Street

Aug 08, 2016

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The westbound SR 836 ramps to NW 72 Avenue/Milam Dairy Road, West Flagler Street/SW 8 Street and NW 87 Avenue/NW 12 Street will be closed on Monday, August 8 (Tuesday, August 9 is an alternate night) between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. 

 

Contact Us

Rebuilding the 826-836 Interchange
Florida Department of Transportation

Toll Free- 1-866-513-7623

Oscar Gonzalez, Public Information Specialist

Phone: (786) 280-0983|E-mail: ogonzalez@mrgmiami.com

Kathy McLendon, FDOT Construction Public Information Project Manager

Phone: (305) 640-7437|E-mail: kathy.mclendon@dot.state.fl.us

Tish Burgher, District Public Information Officer

Phone: (305) 470-5349|E-mail: tish.burgher@dot.state.fl.us