Commuters will face roadwork disruptions this week on State Roads 826, 836, 874, the Homestead Extension of Florida’s Turnpike as well as on Flagler Street, 25th Street and Krome Avenue.
Workers building toll express lanes on 826, the Palmetto Expressway, will close two lanes from Northest 74th to 154th streets through Thursday and from Aug. 16-19, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night.
The entrance ramp to eastbound 836 from southbound Northwest 12th Avenue will be closed for adjustments to an electronic toll collection gantry through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. each night. The entrance ramp to eastbound 836 from northbound NW 57th Avenue will be closed for the same purpose through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. each night.
Workers painting bridges over the roadway will close through Friday the westbound 836 ramps to West Flagler Street and 87th Avenue between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. each night. Also closed for the same purpose and the same time through Friday will be the southbound 826 ramps to eastbound 836.
One or two northbound or southbound turnpike lanes will be closed nightly at various locations between Southwest 216th Street and Eureka Drive between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. through Thursday. Also, one or two turnpike lanes in each direction between Killian Parkway and Eureka Drive will be closed nightly between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. through Thursday and a third lane in either direction may be closed between11 p.m. and 5 a.m., if needed.
On 874, the Don Shula Expressway, one or two northbound or southbound lanes between Killian Parkway and the turnpike will close between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. through Thursday. The disruptions on 874 and the turnpike stem from a widening project on the turnpike that includes construction of toll express lanes.
Meanwhile, all eastbound West Flagler Street lanes will be closed Thursday and Friday from Southwest 79th Avenue to 77th Court between 10 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. The closure will allow workers pave the roadway.
On Northwest 25th Street, work on an overhead bridge will require closure of all westbound lanes at 826 through Friday between 9 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
The widening of Krome Avenue will continue north of Tamiami Trail this week. The work phase will last approximately two years and cost $26.4 million, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.