Miami-Dade County

Traffic Watch: Lanes to be closed for widening on Homestead Extension

Road work on various expressways and surface roads will hamper the commute this week in Miami-Dade County.

One lane in each direction may be closed nightly at various locations on the Homestead Extension of Florida’s Turnpike between Southwest 216th and 184th streets from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., through Thursday for widening work and construction of toll express lanes.

One or two lanes on the Turnpike may be closed in both directions through Friday from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m from Southwest 184th to 104th streets.

Up to two lanes northbound and southbound at various locations between Southwest 72nd and 40th streets may be closed nightly from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m., through Thursday also for widening and express lane construction.

Meanwhile, at the site near Miami International Airport (MIA) where workers are rebuilding a massive interchange between State Roads 836 and 826, restrictions through Thursday include single and double lane closures on southbound and northbound 826 from south of Northwest 25th to Eighth streets between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. each night.

Restrictions on 836 through Thursday include single and double westbound lane closures from Northwest 87th to 57th avenues between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. each night.

Also on 836, the eastbound ramps to northbound and southbound Northwest 27th Avenue will be intermittently closed for light pole removal through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. and from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Also for light pole removal, workers will close intermittently the entrance ramp to eastbound 836 from Northwest 37th Avenue through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night and again from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

For the same purpose, workers will close the entrance ramp to eastbound 836 from northbound and southbound Northwest 42nd Avenue through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night and again from 11 p.m.Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Also, the entrance ramp to westbound 836 from southbound Northwest 45th Avenue will be intermittently closed for earthwork through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night and from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Workers will close all lanes on southbound Northwest 42nd Avenue/LeJeune Road between Northwest 11th and 16th streets for crane relocation from 11 p.m. Thursday to 5:30 a.m. Friday.

One lane will be closed on southbound 826 just north of Northwest 103rd Street for construction related to toll express lanes through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Also through Thursday on 826, one northbound or one southbound lane will be closed at localized sites between Northwest 25th and 154th streets for toll express lane work.

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