Workers helping to build a future passenger train to Orlando will close a rail crossing this coming weekend on Northeast 54th Street at the junction with the Florida East Coast Railway track. The closure begins Sunday at 7 a.m. and continues through Friday, May 26, at 6 p.m.
It's only the latest in a series of rail crossing closures related construction of the future train service.
Meanwhile, on Interstate 95, the entrance to the northbound express lanes currently located at approximately Northwest 29th Street has been relocated about one mile to the north and will remain there for a period of approximately two years.
The relocation will provide workers the necessary room to begin replacement of the concrete pavement on I-95 between Northwest 29th and 79th streets, among other chores.
Also on I-95, all northbound and southbound express lanes from the Golden Glades Interchange to State Road 112 (the Airport Expressway) and two northbound general purpose lanes from Northwest 29th Street to Interstate 195; and one northbound general purpose lane from Northwest 125th to 135th streets, will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Friday. And on Friday and Saturday, all northbound and southbound express lanes from the Golden Glades Interchange to 112 will be closed from 11 p.m. to 11 a.m. the next day.
Similarly, two northbound general purpose lanes from Northwest 29th Street to I-195 will be continuously closed starting at 11 p.m. Friday through 5:30 a.m. Monday. Also, one lane on the northbound I-95 ramp to the eastbound I-195 will be continuously closed during the same time period. The closures will allow workers to build emergency stopping sites and install temporary concrete barrier walls and lighting from Northwest 62nd to 131st streets, and replace pavement from Northwest 29th to 79th streets.
On the Homestead Extension of Florida's Turnpike, meanwhile, work continues along several stretches from south Miami-Dade to State Road 836 (the Dolphin Expressway).
Workers will close a Turnpike lane northbound or southbound at various locations from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. through Thursday between Southwest 288th Street and Campbell Drive to widen the exit ramp from the southbound turnpike to Campbell Drive, among other tasks.
Elsewhere on the Turnpike, workers widening the expressway and building express lanes will close two lanes northbound or southbound through Thursday from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next day from Killian Parkway to north of Sunset Drive; two lanes northbound and southbound between Sunset Drive and Bird Road through Thursday from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.; two lanes northbound and southbound through Thursday between Bird Road and 836 from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next day.
Meanwhile, workers building express lanes on Interstate 75 and State Road 826 (the Palmetto Expressway) will close the I-75 southbound ramp to 826 northbound Thursday and Sunday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next day.
Also on 826, the southbound exit ramp to the eastbound State Road 924 (the Gratigny Parkway) will be closed Thursday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday and from 11 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.
On Thursday at 11 p.m., all SR 826 northbound lanes will be closed between Northwest 74th Street and Okeechobee Road and reopen at 5 a.m. Friday.
Work, meanwhile, continues along Southwest 152nd Street from Southwest 147th to 157th avenues to widen the roadway from two to four lanes, among other things. The work is expected to continue until April 2018.
Similarly, workers are also rebuilding and widening from two lanes to four Southwest 142nd Avenue from Southwest Eighth to 26th streets, a project expected to continue until June 2018.
On Northeast 16th Avenue in North Miami, workers will continue widening the roadway from two to three lanes between Northeast 123rd to 135th streets, a project expected to be completed by June 2018.