Miami-Dade County

Traffic Watch: Be prepared to brake for work on turnpike, 836

Commuters will run into roadwork on the turnpike this week.
Commuters will run into roadwork on the turnpike this week.

Roadwork will disrupt the commute this week on the Homestead Extension of Florida’s Turnpike as well as on state roads 836 and 826 and on various surface roads throughout Miami-Dade.

On the turnpike, up to two lanes in either direction may be closed nightly between Southwest 216th and 184th streets from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday for widening and toll express lane construction. Also, one lane in either direction between Southwest 184th and 104th streets may be closed nightly from 9 p.m. through Thursday for widening and toll express lane work. In addition, up to two lanes on either direction may be closed nightly at various locations between Southwest 72nd and 40th streets from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday for widening and toll lane construction.

On 836, the westbound entrance ramp from northbound and southbound Northwest 27th Avenue will be intermittently closed for installation of temporary barrier wall through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly and again from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday. Similarly, the westbound exit ramps to southbound and northbound 27th Avenue will be intermittently closed for the same purpose nightly through Thursday from 10 p.m. to a.m. and again from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Meanwhile, the entrance ramp to westbound 836 from northbound and southbound NW 57th Avenue will be intermittently closed for installation of temporary lighting through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night ans from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Also on 836, there will be single and double lane closures through Thursday on the eastbound and westbound expressway from Northwest 87th Avenue to 57th avenues from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. to allow workers to perform maintenance and construction.

On 826, one or two lanes northbound and southbound will be closed through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly from south of Northwest 25th Street to Southwest Eighth Street for maintenance construction.

Meanwhile, on Northwest 25th Street in Doral, all eastbound travel lanes will be closed at 79th Avenue through Friday from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for bridge work.

There will be a complete closure of lanes on Northwest 34th Avenue between 14th and 11th streets for pile driving through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Another full street closure will take place on Northwest 57th Avenue between Blue Lagoon Drive and 12th Street for bridge demolition through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. nightly and again from 11 p.m. Friday to 5:30 a.m. Saturday.

On North Miami Avenue, workers involved in resurfacing and other road work duties will restrict travel lanes from Northwest 17th and 21st streets and from 79th to 87th streets.

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