FDOT: Estimated Two Months Of Bird Road Lane Closures Begin July 18th

Official Press Release from the Florida Department of Transportation

Beginning at 9 a.m., Monday, July 18, 2022, one westbound lane along SR 976/SW 40 Street/Bird Road from east of Alhambra Circle to east of San Amaro Drive will be temporarily closed for stormwater drainage improvements. The closure will last about two months.

Drivers may experience delays traveling through the area and should seek alternate routes if possible.

Please use caution when traveling through construction zones and note that this schedule may change due to bad weather or other unexpected conditions. This work is part of a districtwide drainage project. It includes constructing a new stormwater drainage system along westbound SR 976/SW 40 Street/Bird Road, reconstructing sidewalks up to current standards, repaving and restriping the roadway, and installing pavement markings.

For more information, please call FDOT’s Public Information Office at (305) 470-5349, or Construction Community Outreach Specialist Maria Camacho at (305) 731-7699 or go to the website at www.fdotmiamidade.com.

Drivers are encouraged to log on to www.fl511.com to get real-time traffic and lane closure information. FDOT would like to remind drivers that wearing a safety belt is the single most effective way to protect people and reduce fatalities in motor vehicle crashes.


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