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Ongoing roadwork on I-95, Homestead Extension and State Roads 874, 836 to snarl traffic

Ongoing roadwork on Interstate 95, the Homestead Extension of Florida's Turnpike and State Roads 874 and 836 will hamper the commute this week in Miami-Dade County.

On I-95, all northbound express lanes and one adjacent general use lane will be closed from the Golden Glades interchange and 836 from 9 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday so workers can continue installing sturdier plastic poles separating the express lanes from regular lanes.

On the turnpike, workers will continue to close or restrict lanes for widening and construction of express lanes.

Two lanes northbound and two lanes southbound will be closed on the Turnpike between Southwest 216th Street and Eureka Drive through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.

For the same purpose, one lane northbound and one lane southbound will be closed through Thursday between Eureka Drive and Killian Parkway from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. If needed, two lanes in each direction may be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next day.

Also for the same purpose, one or two lanes northbound and southbound on the Turnpike will be closed nightly through Thursday from Killian Parkway to Kendall Drive. The first lane is to close at 9:30 p.m. and the second at 10:30 p.m. Both will reopen by 5 a.m. the next day.

Similarly, northbound and southbound lanes at various locations on the Turnpike between Sunset Drive and Bird Road will be closed nightly through Thursday also for widening and express lane construction. The first lane will close at 9:30 p.m. and the second at 10:30 p.m. Both will reopen at 5 a.m. the next day.

Meanwhile, the 874 exit ramp to Southwest 152nd Street will be closed through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly for work related to widening and express lane construction on the Turnpike.

On 836, the entrance ramp to the westbound expressway from northbound Northwest 27th Avenue will be intermittently closed for bridge demolition through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. Similarly, the eastbound 836 exit ramp to northbound Northwest 27th Avenue will be intermittently close also for bridge demolition through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly, and again from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Meanwhile, the westbound 836 exit ramp to southbound Northwest 87th Avenue will be closed for bridge superstructure installation through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly and again from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Also, in work connected to the road project on 836, there will be a a complete closure of all lanes on northbound and southbound Northwest 42nd Avenue/LeJeune Road between Northwest 11th and 16th streets for installation of a beam from 10 p.m. Thursday to 5:30 a.m. Friday.

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