Miami-Dade County

Traffic Watch: Lane restrictions, closures on SR 826 and 836, I-75 and 95

Several expressways and other major roads including State Roads 826 and 836, and Interstates 75 and 95 will have travel lane restrictions and closures this week due to continuing or new roadwork.

On 826 (Palmetto Expressway), all southbound lanes will be closed between Northwest 154th and 122nd streets (West 68th Street) on Wednesday or possibly Thursday or Friday from 11 p,m. to 5 a.m. the next day for express lane construction.

Elsewhere on 826, workers will close some southbound and northbound lanes from south of Northwest 25th Street to Southwest Eighth Street to allow workers to perform roadway maintenance through Thursday between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

All northbound lanes on 826 will be closed at West Flagler Street between 11 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Saturday, also for road maintenance.

A similar closure of all northbound 826 lanes will take place at Southwest Eighth Street through Thursday from 11 p.m to 5 a.m.

Workers building toll express lanes on 826 also will close several lanes on different dates.

Among the nightly closures from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.: one northbound and one southbound lane between Northwest 25th Street and Northwest 154th Street Sunday to Wednesday Feb. 24; and one southbound lane just north of Northwest 103rd Street from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday Feb. 22 to Wednesday Feb. 24.

On 836, closures will take place on the eastbound and westbound lanes from Northwest 87th Avenue to Northwest 57th Avenue for maintenance from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday.

Meanwhile, several 836 several ramps will close intermittently through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.the next day for various tasks. The ramps to close are at the junctions with Northwest 17th, 27th, 37th, 42nd, 45th, 57 and 87th avenues.

From 6 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m, Tuesday, workers will close the railroad crossing at Northwest 36th Street between Northwest North River Drive and Northwest 37th Court, weather permitting, to perform repairs to the rail tracks.

On Northeast Sixth Avenue in North Miami Beach, workers will close lanes at certain times beginning this week and for the next three months to carry out a landscaping project between Northeast 171st and 183rd streets (Miami Gardens Drive).

Another landscaping project will begin this week along I-95 between just north of Northeast 183rd Street (Miami Gardens Drive) and the Broward County line. Certain traffic restrictions will be in place for the next nine months.