Miami-Dade County

Major traffic changes on Dolphin, Palmetto expressways

Traffic traveling south on the Palmetto Expressway will be diverted in a major shift starting Saturday.

Lanes in both directions to the Dolphin Expressway will be merged into one lane each way as they approach southbound State Road 826 between 10 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

In addition, the eastbound ramp to the 836 ramp to West Flager Street/SR 826 South and all lanes to 826 south from eastbound 836 will close the same overnight hours.

Southbound lanes on the Palmetto to the eastbound Dolphin will close 11 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday.

By Sunday, Dolphin ramps to the Palmetto will close again 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Monday. Just one southbound lane between 836 and Eighth Street on the Palmetto will close between 9 p.m. Sunday and 6 a.m. Monday.

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