Downtown Miami Construction Alert: Bridge over Miami River Along SW 1 St is Set to Close

Starting Tuesday, September 3, 2013, the bridge on SW 1 Street over Miami River will be completely closed for approximately 40 days to complete bridge repairs.

This full closure will take place for 24 hours a day.

The bridge will be re-opened by Monday, October 14, 2013.  A detour will be provided to guide drivers and pedestrians around the work while the contractor completes the bridge repairs.


Drivers coming to Downtown along SW 1 St from the West will see signs directing them to detour as follows:

· turn south (right) at SW 8 Avenue,

· turn east (left) at SW 8 Street,

· continue straight to go into Brickell or,

· turn north (left) at SW 2 Avenue, head over SW 2 Avenue Bridge to continue into Downtown

For more information, please contact FDOT Project Administrator Farhang Esmailzadeh, P.E. at (305) 640-7298, or Public Information Specialist Cari Mesa at (305) 640-7441 or

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