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Northbound drivers on Palmetto Expressway will hit detour at Eighth Street

All northbound lanes of the Palmetto Expressway will be closed at Southwest Eighth Street from 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2016, to 5 a.m Wednesday.
All northbound lanes of the Palmetto Expressway will be closed at Southwest Eighth Street from 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2016, to 5 a.m Wednesday. EL NUEVO HERALD

Drivers be warned — all northbound lanes of the Palmetto Expressway will be closed at Southwest Eighth Street from 11 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m Wednesday.

All travel lanes will be fully closed, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. Crews will be laying down asphalt and working on bridges.

During the closure, drivers who want to continue north on the Palmetto Expressway (State Road 826) can:

▪ Exit at Southwest Eighth Street, go west to Northwest 87th Avenue, north on Northwest 87th Avenue

▪ Enter the eastbound Dolphin Expressway ramp to access the northbound Palmetto Expressway flyover bridge

Drivers on northbound Palmetto Expressway going eastbound to the Dolphin Expressway (State Road 836) can:

▪  Exit at Southwest Eighth Street, go east to Tamiami Boulevard/Northwest 74th Avenue, north on Tamiami Boulevard/Northwest 74th Avenue

▪  Go left at Northwest 72nd Avenue, north on Northwest 72nd Avenue/Milam Dairy Road

▪  Turn east on Northwest Seventh Street, north on Northwest 57th Avenue to access the eastbound Dolphin Expressway ramp

Drivers on northbound Palmetto Expressway going to westbound Dolphin Expressway can:

▪  Exit at SW Eighth Street, go west to Northwest 87th Avenue, north on Northwest 87th Avenue

▪  Turn west at Northwest 12th Street to access the westbound Dolphin Expressway ramp

Eastbound drivers on Southwest Eighth Street going north on Palmetto Expressway can:

▪  Go east to Tamiami Canal Road, north on Tamiami Canal Road

▪ Go left at Northwest 72nd Avenue, north on Northwest 72nd Avenue/Milam Dairy Road

▪  Turn east at Northwest Seventh Street, north on Northwest 57th Avenue

▪ Enter the westbound Dolphin Expressway ramp to access the northbound Palmetto Expressway ramp

Westbound drivers on Southwest Eighth Street going north on Palmetto Expressway can:

▪  Go west to Northwest 87th Avenue, north on Northwest 87th Avenue

▪  Enter the eastbound Dolphin Expressway ramp to access the northbound Palmetto Expressway flyover bridge

Drivers on eastbound West Flagler Street going to northbound Palmetto Expressway can:

▪  Turn north on Northwest 72nd Avenue/Milam Dairy Road

▪  Turn east at Northwest Seveth Street, north on Northwest 57th Avenue

▪  Enter the westbound Dolphin Expressway ramp to access the northbound Palmetto Expressway ramp

Drivers on westbound West Flagler Street going to northbound Palmetto Expressway can:

▪  Go west to Northwest 87th Avenue, north on Northwest 87th Avenue

▪  Enter the eastbound Dolphin Expressway ramp to access the northbound Palmetto Expressway flyover bridge

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