On November 30, 2009, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Six in partnership with the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) began a reconstruction project of the State Road (S.R.) 826 (Palmetto Expressway) and S.R. 836(Dolphin Expressway) Interchange. The construction limits are approximately just north of SW 8 Street to NW 25 Street on S.R.826; just east of NW 87 Avenue to NW 57 Avenue on S.R. 836. Capacity improvements include the reconstruction and widening along both S.R. 826 and S.R. 836, the construction of a four-level interchange as well as the reconstruction/modifications of the Flagler Street/ S.R. 826 and the Milam Dairy Road/NW 72 Avenue/S.R. 836 interchanges.
Key improvements and benefits include
The project is scheduled to be completed in early 2016. However, this schedule could change because of extreme weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Maintenance of Traffic
Lane closures and/or detours will be implemented between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Portable message boards will be installed to keep drivers informed of real-time traffic conditions as they occur along the project corridor. Road Rangers will be available 24 hours a day to help stranded motorists and remove disabled vehicles from travel lanes.
Rebuilding the 826-836 Interchange
Florida Department of Transportation
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