Planned construction on Florida’s Turnpike means a rough morning for northbound Miami-Dade County commuters.
The two right lanes on the turnpike northbound before Interstate 75 are blocked as of 7:30 a.m. Traffic is backed up four miles, and the snarl extends beyond Northwest 74th Street, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.
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FDOT did not immediately answer a call asking when the jam was expected to clear up but tweeted that “motorists are asked to proceed with caution and to expect delays.”
Update: FDOT tweeted at 8:31 a.m. that congestion in the area had been cleared.